Monthly Archives: April 2016

Paris Agreement analysis

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2016/apr/22/un-climate-change-signing-ceremony The Paris Agreement appears to be a step in the right direction with regards to global progress toward a healthier planet. Previous agreements which capped global warming to 2 degrees centigrade have not as of yet matched with legal … Continue reading

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TPP conference livestream happening NOW

Hi – This is the last time I’ll bug you about this conference. It’s livestreaming here http://livestream.com/TheNewSchool/rules-rights-resistance. If you’re interested, but unable to make it to the New School, check it out. The topic is quite interesting and very much related … Continue reading

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Environment vs Profit

“In order for multinational corporations to protect their freedom to pollute the atmosphere, peasants, farmers, and Indigenous people are losing their freedom to live and sustain themselves in peace” (192). This sentence stood out the most when reading chapter 6 … Continue reading

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Chapter 10–Badeah Husain

(Chapt. 10) Klein for the most part discusses how communities are progressively demanding to preserve their lands and more primarily their watersheds. Another primary concern is also to harbor the ocean migration routes from tar-sand pipelines because it has lots … Continue reading

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Fracking – The Freshwater Enemy

While watching this documentary on fracking and what it means – the process of injecting liquid at high pressure into the ground so as to force open existing fissures and extract oil or gas – I was surprised that it … Continue reading

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Climate Change

Here are a couple additional resources on Climate Change that you might find useful/interesting… Science Teachers’ Grasp of Climate Change Is Found Lacking (NY Times Feb 11) Short Answers to Hard Questions About Climate Change (NY Times, Nov 28, 2015)

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The Paris Agreement

As you may know, approximately 130 countries gathered a few days ago (on Earth Day) at the United Nations to sign the Paris Agreement on Climate Change. Whether this is an historic moment in the struggle against this continuing crisis, … Continue reading

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