The Ruckus Society : Index Front page | Global Canopy Programme Bill Moyers: Ending the Silence on Climate Change Ending the Silence on Climate Change from BillMoyers.com on Vimeo. Remember climate change? The issue barely comes up with any substance in our current political dialogue. But bringing climate change back into our national conversation is as much a communications challenge as it is a scientific one. This week, in an encore broadcast, scientist Anthony Leiserowitz, director of the Yale Project on Climate Change Communication, joins Bill to describe his efforts to galvanize communities over what’s arguably the greatest single threat facing humanity. “[A] pervasive sense up to now has been that climate change is distant — distant in time, and distant in space,” Leiserowitz tells Bill. The show also includes a short video portrait of photographic artist Chris Jordan, whose work helps us understand the scope of American consumerism and consumption. © 2013 Public Affairs Television Inc.
The Official Web Page of the United Farm Workers of America In 1938 he and his family moved to California. He lived in La Colonia Barrio in Oxnard for a short period, returning to Arizona several months later. They returned to California in June 1939 and this time settled in San Jose. They lived in the barrio called Sal Si Puedes -"Get Out If You Can." He did not like school as a child, probably because he spoke only Spanish at home. While his childhood school education was not the best, later in life, education was his passion. He joined the U.S. In 1948 Cesar married Helen Fabela. Cesar returned to San Jose where he met and was influenced by Father Donald McDonnell. Cesar became an organizer for Ross' organization, the Community Service Organization - CSO. For a long time in 1962, there were very few union dues paying members. It was the beginning of La Causa a cause that was supported by organized labor, religious groups, minorities, and students. Cesar Chavez completed his 36-day Fast for Life on August 21, 1988. Cardinal Roger M.
Stichting Masarang | Willie Smits Optimum Population Trust Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR) - Home Page Wildlife & habitat | Issues Humans share the Earth with a diverse range of animals and plants — and we all depend on each other for survival. Think of the salmon that carry nutrients from the ocean to the rivers and streams where they spawn. Eagles and bears that feed on the salmon carry these nutrients into the forest. By learning more about what we have and why we need to preserve and protect it, we can all work to make sure our country and our planet maintain and restore the natural balance that all life needs to survive. what's new? Grizzly bears B.C. is home to as many as half of Canada's grizzly bears and is one of the planet's last safe havens for these great animals.
Why We Cant Clean Up the Pacific Gyre :: Fake Plastic Fish | Live Life With Less Plastic Over the next few years you are going to hear a lot of claims about programs to clean up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. The floating island of plastic garbage twice the size of Texas. The trash patch. The Pacific Garbage Patch is not an island. First of all, it’s a misnomer to call it an island. There are several ocean gyres full of plastic. The problem is even bigger than cleaning up the North Pacific Gyre. We’re Dumping More Plastic Into the Ocean Than We Can Clean Up. How can we ever clean it up when every day, more and more single-use disposable products are manufactured, used, and disposed of? Focusing on Cleanup Misdirects Attention from the Real Issue. The Plastics Industry sponsors cleanup efforts without reducing the production of single-use disposable plastics in the first place. You are encouraged to implement the sections and steps that help achieve your company’s specific goals. So is this program more than simply clever PR? What experts have to say What is the motivation?
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