The University of Earth, Urgent Action Series: COP 21 Paris 2015: Executive Director of Brighter Green, Mia MacDonald, and Associate Wanqing Zhou presents a film narrated by Wen Bo of the Global Exploration Fund, on the increased demand for meat in China since the 1990s and the introduction of western fast foods into their economy. […]
Gunter Pauli talks about new Solar Panels designed in Sweden that continue to produce energy at night. See more information atgunterpauli.com/ and theblueeconomy.org/
The University of Earth: Urgent Action Series: COP21: Paris 2015: Laurent Fabius, President COP21 – Introduction to the Conference – Question Time
Fish Crime Symposium, Dept of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Cape Town, 12-15 October 2015, Day 2 No 12 – Discussion on Whistleblowers, Compensation for same, Burden of Proof to be placed on Perpetrators
At an Opening Press Briefing by Climate Action Network, Ms Dharini Parthasarathy (Comms CoOrdinator) introduces Panel Speakers Alden Meyer (Union of Concerned Scientists), Harjeet Singh (Action Aid) and Julien Treisetti (Green Peace Intl.) to give an overview of Expectations from COP 22 conference in Marrakech. Ambitions set in Paris in 2015 are already too low […]
COP 22 Agriculture – Science to Action ~ FAO Dep. Director and Coordinator for Natural Resources – Climate Change Impacts in Africa. Maria Helena Semedo (FAO Deputy Director) explained that Agriculture should be “considered a solution and not a threat”, adding that FAO’s work on climate change is aimed at strengthening resilience of smallholder farmers […]
Discussion by three Nutritionists – Heidi du Preez and Beatrice Rabkin, Regarding Nutrient-dense food in its most original form, preferably home-grown, wild foods
Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, Union Minister adn Environmentalist, India – We need to understand that Global Warming is already upon us, we have already lost quality of life, now we are discussing life itself. Each country needs to take action with or without legislation.
The University of Earth: Urgent Action Series: COP 21 Paris 2015: Dr Gina Radford – Reducing Carbon Footprint of the NHS in the UK. Education of public and health professionals, Leading by example – TLC = Turn-off equipment, Lights off and Close the door
Farmers’ role in building Climate Smart Agriculture through Scientific Agriculture,Soil Health,Water Harvesting,Micro Irrigation.It showcases approaches & capacity support to strengthen citizens’ role in implementing INDCs at national level & promotes best practices-Haiti to tackle climate change.
A tightening noose We set off last week to go and take water samples from our drinking water supplies. Our objective was to determine whether or not chemicals from nearby farms could be found in our storage dams. So you can imagine our absolute shock in seeing what was left remaining of our drinking water […]
Permaculture – John Turner – Organic Farming is now more popular than Genetically Modified (GM) Foods. We have to change because the Industrial system has such a negative impact on the planet as it uses mineral dollars instead of solar dollars. GM has gone out of fashion. The feedback from farmers is that they do […]