USF Hosts “Towards Democracy and Diversity” Summer Seminar

For detailed article on  “Towards Democracy and Diversity” please click on the following link USF Hosts Caribbean Teachers in Democracy Education Effort

You may also  read more about the Teachers’ activities by reading the Seminar Weekly Report (June 29-July 4 )

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  • Shell cynically blocking action on climate change, says ex-diplomat - The Guardian March 30, 2015
    The GuardianShell cynically blocking action on climate change, says ex-diplomatThe GuardianIn an open letter to Shell chief executive Ben van Beurden, John Ashton said the company's promised transformation in response to climate change is in reality “a manifesto for the oil and gas status quo”. The companies justified their strategy, he said ...and more […]
  • Australia's climate change policy on course for 'disastrous' 4C warming - The Guardian March 30, 2015
    The GuardianAustralia's climate change policy on course for 'disastrous' 4C warmingThe GuardianThe top line on the chart – produced by the independent Climate Change Authority – shows United States' greenhouse gas emissions as a percentage of what they were in 1990, with a dotted line to show the reductions the US has promised by 2025.A r […]
  • Setting the record straight: The real story of a pivotal climate-change hearing - Washington Post (blog) March 30, 2015
    Setting the record straight: The real story of a pivotal climate-change hearingWashington Post (blog)The Fact Checker recently gave Four Pinocchios to Secretary of State John F. Kerry for repeatedly making the false claim that he organized the first Senate hearing on climate change. In the article, we recounted an often-told anecdote about the most ...and mo […]
  • Republicans Are Attacking Climate Change Science by Comparing It to Religion - The New Republic March 30, 2015
    EcoWatchRepublicans Are Attacking Climate Change Science by Comparing It to ReligionThe New RepublicRepublicans struggle to find a convincing reason not to take action on climate change, so they tend to recycle excuses. In the 2014 election, one line in particular caught on—the two top Republican congressional leaders, Mitch McConnell and John ...7 Republica […]
  • Climate Change Could Damage Oceans for Millennia - NBCNews.com March 30, 2015
    NBCNews.comClimate Change Could Damage Oceans for MillenniaNBCNews.comThe concrete sprawl of Los Angeles isn't exactly where you would expect to find 30 new species of wildlife. New York City and Singapore don't exactly seem like oases of non-human life either. New research, however, shows that life in big urban centers ...and more »
  • 'Supergoats' help Kenyan farmers adapt to climate change - Minnesota Public Radio News March 30, 2015
    'Supergoats' help Kenyan farmers adapt to climate changeMinnesota Public Radio NewsVillagers in a rural district of Kenya are getting a helping hoof to adapt to climate change. A newly introduced breed of "supergoat" is cutting the number of months per year that villagers in the district of Nyando go hungry. Galla goats are tough ...and m […]
  • Jonathan Franzen 'miserably conflicted about climate change' - Los Angeles Times March 30, 2015
    Los Angeles TimesJonathan Franzen 'miserably conflicted about climate change'Los Angeles TimesFranzen has written about climate change in the past; in a 2010 interview with Grist, he noted that he touched on the subject in his early novels. He also noted: "One of the big problems for people who want to do something about climate change is that […]
  • Climate change making droughts in Australia worse as rain patterns shift - The Guardian March 31, 2015
    The GuardianClimate change making droughts in Australia worse as rain patterns shiftThe GuardianThe report's author, Professor Will Steffen, said a much clearer picture of climate change's influence on drought was emerging through recent research. “There is stronger evidence that the front that brings rain in from the Southern Ocean has shifted ... […]
  • Event to address communication challenges — and opportunities for MIT to help ... - MIT News March 30, 2015
    MIT NewsEvent to address communication challenges — and opportunities for MIT to help ...MIT NewsOn Tuesday, March 31, MIT students, faculty, staff, and administrators will gather for an interactive panel discussion about challenges in communication around climate change. The event, titled “Getting Through on Global Warming: How to Rewire Climate ...
  • WaPo: Even the backstory on Kerry's climate-change brag was a lie - Hot Air March 30, 2015
    WaPo: Even the backstory on Kerry's climate-change brag was a lieHot AirWashington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler uses a “Pinocchio” scale to assign a level of egregiousness to lies he uncovers, with four Pinocchios as the maximum … until now. Secretary of State John Kerry earned himself the full complement two weeks ago ...and more »

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