April 29, 2020 PDA Emergency Healthcare Town Hall

April 29, 2020 PDA Emergency Healthcare Town Hall

Find out what we’re doing in response to the Novel Coronavirus pandemic and how you can help. Dr. Bill Honigman, Dr. Paul Song, Max Cotterill (from National Nurses United), and others lead discussion and answer questions about emergency response to the COVID-19 pandemic emergency, Medicare For All, and other health …

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As Oil Industry Swoons, Tar Sands Workers Look to Renewables for Jobs

As Oil Industry Swoons, Tar Sands Workers Look to Renewables for Jobs

In the early 2000s, Brandon Sandmaier worked as a heavy-duty mechanic in Canada’s tar sands, the world’s largest industrial project, located in northern Alberta. He built pipelines and repaired 400-ton trucks that haul thick, oily bitumen through the open-pit mines. But after more than 10 years in the oil and …

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Shaping a Distinctively Christian Voice in Climate Action

Shaping a Distinctively Christian Voice in Climate Action

Sue Richardson of Christian Aid guides us through the practice of putting faith into action in our churches as we tackle climate issues. Recorded at the Joint Public Issues National Conference 2020 in Derby. **Apologies for the constant hum in the audio. Subtitles are available should you wish to use …

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And this is why we should care about how we buy and dispose of plastic. It’s no…

And this is why we should care about how we buy and dispose of plastic.

It’s no...

And this is why we should care about how we buy and dispose of plastic. It’s not about trying to make your life difficult or be annoying about hating on plastic. It’s about the life threatening consequences for wildlife. Our curlers, plastic bags, ropes, sandals, bottles, straws and plastic silverware …

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Dearborn Symphony / Audra Kubat / Mary Anne Carter / Rochelle Riley | One Detroit

Dearborn Symphony / Audra Kubat / Mary Anne Carter / Rochelle Riley | One Detroit

Christy interviews the Dearborn Symphony Orchestra’s new maestro, Steven Jarvi, and president, Sandy Butler. Hear how the local orchestra is planning for the future. Sphinx founder, violinist, and music educator, Aaron Dworkin, interviews NEA’s Mary Anne Carter. Singer/songwriter Audra Kubat shares a new song with One Detroit. Rochelle Riley, Director …

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The Nature-based Solutions Evidence Base and the IGNITION Project

The Nature-based Solutions Evidence Base and the IGNITION Project

This webinar discusses the IGNITION project (https://www.greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk/what-we-do/environment/ignition/) and presents the nature-based solutions evidence base, created for the project in partnership between BITC and GMCA. For any further information on being involved with IGNITION please contact Amanda Skeldon (Amanda.skeldon@bitc.org.uk) BITC is one of 12 partners on the IGNITION project (https://www.greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk/what-we-do/environment/ignition/). This …

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First Statement in the House – On Climate Action and a Green New Deal

First Statement in the House - On Climate Action and a Green New Deal

My first time speaking in the House! “Mr. Speaker, young people have been taking to the streets calling for action on the climate crisis. They are worried about our future. They do not need more pretty words. They need action, now. They want ambitious targets, a #GreenNewDeal, and for the …

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Architects Declare climate and biodiversity emergency!.

Architects Declare climate and biodiversity emergency!.

“We fooled ourselves that sustainability was getting us where we needed to go” says Michael Pawlyn of Architects Declare Architects must urgently go beyond creating sustainable architecture that minimises damage to the planet and design buildings that help repair it, says Michael Pawlyn from Architects Declare. Biomimetic architect Pawyln, who …

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Teaser: Zoomed In Episode 6 – Ronald Jackson of CDEMA

Teaser: Zoomed In Episode 6 - Ronald Jackson of CDEMA

In the next episode of Zoomed In, we speak to Executive Director of the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA). We discuss the climate change agenda and how COVID-19 has impacted the region’s disaster management efforts. #climatechange #covid_19 #cdema #zoomedin #mayersmedia This video was first published onSource link . We …

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Sliding glaciers ‘a new threat’ as global warming melts ice

Sliding glaciers ‘a new threat’ as global warming melts ice

Global warming is increasing the risk of catastrophic glacier detachments, geologists have warned. Meltwater generated by warmer summers is posing a new threat “that we are only just beginning to understand”, according to researchers who investigated what unleashed a torrent of ice and rock that slid for seven miles through a …

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