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Johan Rockstrom: Let the environment guide our development

This TED talk, in contradiction to the one featured in my previous post, sees Johan Rockstrom suggest that preserving the climate is a top priority and that rapid advancements in technology and science can be the answer to the problems of climate change. 280 more words

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I Am Silent (K.Blais)

Today our school joined with the Free The Children and Me to WE foundations and participated in the #WeAreSilent campaign with people from across the world. 701 more words

Perspective

Hope in the dark. This is Easter.

Easter was never a massive deal in my family growing up.
Not celebrated like Christmas anyway with the extensive gifts, presents and holiday festivities.

There was chocolate, church and family. 1,245 more words

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Bjorn Lomborg: Global priorities bigger than climate change

A Danish political scientist and economist, Bjorn Lomborg here discusses the opinions received from a questionnaire which asks the participant to order large global issues in order of their priority. 245 more words

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Jill Sobule: Global warming's theme song, "Manhattan in January"

I like this approach to climate activism for a multitude of reasons. Firstly, a song as a method of communication is not what we usually associate with activism. 243 more words

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Hypocrisy? Or maybe there’s just a better way to do fundraising? I don’t know, in this day and age, it’s sad that we don’t trust people anymore. 442 more words