Monthly Archives: March 2019

Climate change: a climate scientist answers questions from teenagers

Here are clear answers to questions I have been asked this weekend. Just ignore many of the comments. What’s the best thing I can do to help the climate? How long is the planet going to last? These questions and … Continue reading

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Four ways you can support the YouthStrike4Climate movement | UK Student Climate Network | Opinion | The Guardian

We must remember that as well as sorting out gun control in New Zealand, we must keep Government on track to pass the Zero Carbon bill and introduce fair tax measures that bring the environmental externalities into the price. We … Continue reading

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(1) Climate strike: Students walk out of classes as part of global protest – live | Environment | The Guardian

I am hopeful that finally we will begin change. It’s been years now, telling students we know what we need to do, the barrier is having the political will. These protests give me hope that that time is finally today. … Continue reading

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Living the Change – A Documentary by Happen Films

On a day when our children are demanding change on the streets, we must begin to act. Here are some examples at the micro level. People who are making a difference. As a teacher and citizen I tell these stories … Continue reading

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(86) A. Piazzolla. Libertango – YouTube

This morning’s classical music: Labertango by Astor Piazzolla. Absolutely beautiful. Cooperation at its best. Moscow City Symphony “Russian Philharmonic” Phonograph Jazz Band Conductor — Honoured Artist of Russia Sergey Zhilin Soloists — Yuri Medyanik (bandoneon), Rodion Petrov (violin) Pair of … Continue reading

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Dog burial as common ritual in Neolithic populations of north-eastern Iberian Peninsula — ScienceDaily

I find this fascinating. Dogs buried with with humans. I can just imagine that the dogs were companions and protecting the dead human, as the human entered the afterlife. And dogs eating the same as humans, that makes sense; I … Continue reading

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‘Playing the victim’ is politically vital and morally serious | Aeon Ideas

Victims are moral agents rather than moral patients: victimhood carries duties, no matter how unwanted that status Source: ‘Playing the victim’ is politically vital and morally serious | Aeon Ideas

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