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On this edition for Saturday, November 6, 2021 President Biden’s $1 trillion infrastructure plan finally makes its first steps forward after the House vote, people protest around the world demanding climate action while communities explore ways to develop climate resilience.
Marshall Burke, Noah Diffenbaugh/Stanford University
Behavioral Scientist, Gabrielle Wong-Parodi and Ortensia Lopez
Gabrielle Wong-Parodi is a Professor in the Department of Earth System Science and Center Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment at Stanford University.
Portland Charter Review Commissioner Melanie Billings-Yun shares an overview on the once-in-a-decade Charter Commission process and answers questions from meeting attendees. You can learn more about the Charter Commission's work here.
Every 10 years, the City Council convenes a Charter Commission to review and recommend amendments to the City of Portland Charter. The Charter Commission is an independent body that sets its own scope of work.
Michael Montoya Speaking Pearl Neighborhood Associaition (PDNA) Board Meeting 09/09/21. Mr. Montoya is interim head of the Office of Community & Civic Life, a bureau of the City of Portland. Mr. Montoya, served as the bureau’s strategy, innovation & performance manager for just under two years, before being named interim director in May 2021.
Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman delivers a poem at Biden's inauguration. Inaugural poet Amanda Gorman, the Youth Poet Laureate of 2017, delivers a poem at President Joe Biden's inauguration, January 20, 2021, Washington, D.C.
Interview by The Guardian (2012)
Jonathon Porritt, environmentalist, and writer talks to John Vidal about the evolution of green politics.
His latest book published in 2020 is Hope in Hell. Available from Amazon.
Changing the Rules - Jojo Mehta in conversation with Jonathon Porritt
Jojo Mehta, co-founder of the Stop Ecocide campaign, in conversation with renowned veteran environmentalist and author Jonathon Porritt (whose new book Hope in Hell comes out this month) on World Environment Day 2020. Jonathon brings the wisdom and understanding of decades addressing the environmental and climate crisis at NGO and government level, while Jojo has applied her activism, communication and leadership experience to growing the legacy of her long-term working partner and friend, the visionary lawyer the late Polly Higgins. From criminal law to state policy to everyday action, this is a frank yet fundamentally optimistic dialogue on the rules we must change to address - and transform - the world we face. Find out more about Stop Ecocide here.
Hub Culture journalist EDIE LUSH interviews SARAH SEVERN, director of stakeholder partnerships for NIKE at COP 15 in Copenhagen. The BICEP partnership of 17 global companies calls for legislation on climate change. Ms. Severn addresses the progress so far in furthering climate legislation in the United States.
We can solve our climate emergency, but we must act now. Christiana Figueres and Tom Rivett-Carnac outline two scenarios for our future: how life on Earth will be by 2050 if we fail to meet the Paris Agreement climate targets; or how it will look and feel to live in a carbon neutral, regenerative world. This is the final hour: it can be our finest hour. It’s up to us, which future we choose.
Karen Christiana Figueres Olsen is a Costa Rican diplomat with 35 years of experience in high level national and international policy and multilateral negotiations. She was appointed Executive Secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in July 2010, six months after the failed COP15 in Copenhagen.
The RSA, March 4, 2020
No More Deaths Sees Success in Court Despite Volunteers' Convictions: Nancy Montoya reports on the trial's outcome and the humanitarian aid group's origins.
Deadly Apprehension Methods: The Consequences of Chase and Scatter in the Wilderness.
Part 1 of a three-report series, Disappeared: How the US Border Enforcement Agencies Are Fueling a Missing Persons Crisis.
In this first report, we find that people who cross the border and are never seen again do not merely go missing, they are disappeared by the US border-enforcement system. Using surveys conducted in Nogales and data from Derechos's Missing Migrant Crisis Line, we find that the Border Patrol routinely chases border crossers into remote terrain causing them to scatter, become lost, and often die or disappear.
To read the full report, go to www.thedisappearedreport.org.
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