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COVID-19: PM Trudeau announces CERB extension, continuation of U.S. border measures – June 16, 2020

COVID-19: PM Trudeau announces CERB extension, continuation of U.S. border measures – June 16, 2020

At a news conference outside his home in Ottawa, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau provides an update on the federal government’s response to the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus disease) pandemic. In his remarks, the prime minister announces that eligibility for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) will be extended by eight weeks …

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Adapting to our Changing Climate: Interview with Dr Stewart J Cohen (Multi-Hazards Podcast S01 E10)

Adapting to our Changing Climate: Interview with Dr Stewart J Cohen (Multi-Hazards Podcast S01 E10)

Can we actually adapt to a changing climate that seems like a runaway train? As the world heats up and nature quickly readjusts itself, how can we survive? In this episode, Dr. Stewart J. Cohen discusses how we predict where the climate is headed and how we can reduce its …

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Regulation or “Don’t Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste” [LIVE COVID-19 & the Law]

Regulation or “Don’t Let a Good Crisis Go to Waste” [LIVE COVID-19 & the Law]

During the COVID-19 crisis, government has assumed new powers that no one would claim it has except in an emergency. Will government cease exercising all these powers when the emergency passes? Historically government has almost always increased its power during crisis and then kept some of that power afterward. Will …

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Call to Europe IX Online: Climate Justice

Call to Europe IX Online: Climate Justice

DAY ONE of Online Call to Europe IX focused on Climate Justice.The current health pandemic has highlighted the extent human impact is having on natural ecosystems and how interrelated everything is, yet at the same time the consequences of the crisis threaten to derail the European Green Deal. The next …

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Family Preparedness during COVID-19 by Pranav Sethi

Family Preparedness during COVID-19 by Pranav Sethi

In this session titled ‘Family Preparedness during COVID-19’, our speaker Pranav Sethi outlines the steps to prepare and protect our homes during the pandemic. Pranav Sethi is a professional who works towards disaster risk reduction and climate change mitigation. He holds Master’s in Disaster Management from Tata Institute for Social …

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[Webinar] Climate Change & Covid-19: A Tale Of Two Crises

[Webinar] Climate Change & Covid-19: A Tale Of Two Crises

Climate change and Covid-19 could have something in common: they both may well stem from our treatment of nature. What lessons can we learn from these two crises? As part of the #EarthDayKL2020 April celebrations, Friends of Bukit Kiara president, Ir Dr Kriban GN, spoke on a panel hosted by …

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Digitising the ICU to power the fight against COVID-19 – Experience from Dr. María Bodí

Digitising the ICU to power the fight against COVID-19 – Experience from Dr. María Bodí

Dr. María Bodí, Head of the ICU of the Hospital Juan XXIII in Tarragona, Spain; shares her experience about: • How have they managed the integration of physicians coming from different departments such as Emergency, Cardiology and Anaesthesiology to help in the ICU? • Why have they implemented a Clinical …

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COVID-19 Briefing June 5

COVID-19 Briefing June 5

Mayor John Tory, Toronto’s Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Eileen de Villa, and Toronto Fire Chief and General Manager of the City’s Office of Emergency Management, Matthew Pegg, provide an update of the current situation and City response to COVID-19 in Toronto. This video was first published onSource link . …

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Value of reserves could fall by two-thirds as Covid-19 hastens peak in demand, s…

Value of reserves could fall by two-thirds as Covid-19 hastens peak in demand, s...

Value of reserves could fall by two-thirds as Covid-19 hastens peak in demand, study shows. The coronavirus outbreak could trigger a $25tn (£20tn) collapse in the fossil fuel industry by accelerating a terminal decline for the world’s most polluting companies. A study has found that the value of the world’s …

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Family Literacy in the Time of COVID-19: Impacts Now and Moving Forward

Family Literacy in the Time of COVID-19: Impacts Now and Moving Forward

We are delighted to be launching WFWP Perspectives with “Family Literacy in the Time of COVID-19: Impacts Now and Moving Forward” with Dr. Denny Taylor. She is an author, academic and activist. She has been continuously engaged in research with families living in extreme poverty, and in regions of armed …

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