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The IPCC Challenge: Parisian Contradictions: An Odd Source of Hope

          Parisian Cafe Smoking      Parisian Building         Coal Plant Smoking I had dismissed as routine touristic gushing that oft heard claim, “Paris is one of the most beautiful cities in the world!” However, just

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Alt-Right Reaction to Accepting Climate Change

What Happens When the Alt-Right Believes in Climate Change https://jewishcurrents.org/report/what-happens-when-alt-right-believes-climate-change/ A group of migrants approach a US Navy ship in the Mediterranean Sea in July 2016. Photo: US Navy Report LAST SEPTEMBER, as record-breaking hurricanes thrashed the Caribbean and southeastern US,

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Climate Crisis: The Disturbing Facts; The Cause Debate Informs Policy Debates

    The climate crisis brought on by our use of fossil fuels which is threatening the human habitat was the topic of the entire August 6th 2018 New York Times magazine. The article  presents previously unknown information on how

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2018 EcoCinema Cafe Marathon Film Festival

Join us at the 2018 EcoCinema Cafe Marathon Film Festival 5th Annual EcoCinema Cafe Film Festival Website John Jay College of Criminal Justice, 524 W. 59th St, NY, NY 10019 Tues, April 24 through Thurs, April 26, 2018 Daytime films are

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EcoCinema Cafe – A Marathon Film Festival

  Join us for the 4th annual Environmental Film Festival Marathon at John Jay College. Three Days. Award winning movies and inspiring discussions in the Student Dining Hall 8 am – 9 pm  April 24-26 Schedule highlights to date: Pachamama

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Rising Sea Levels Cause Destruction

by Andre Carrion   Rising sea level is a slow killer that is fixable for the entire globe. Rising sea levels are caused by greenhouse gases that cause global warming. Global warming melts the ice caps slowly, and, as the

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Student Post on Alternative Energy

Diana Kochkareva Wind, Solar, and Geothermal Energy Chapter 9 of Lester R. Brown’s World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse explains the possibilities for renewable energy with wind, solar, and geothermal. Because of the environmental problems

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Stung by the Climate – A report on A Film Event

Stung by the Climate by Vincent Irizarry I went to an event called Stung by the Climate, a unit of three short films at the New York Institute of Technology for Climate Week. Check out previews for the films here.

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Blogging from Paris

SEJ program member Karen Malpede has now returned from France, but her blog posts about her experiences in Paris during the UN climate talks and her participation there in ArtCOP21, the festival of cultural activity on climate change, continue to

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Jacqui Patterson at John Jay College

by Nyasha Laing On Wednesday, September 30, the Program in Sustainability and Environmental Justice, the Africana Studies department and the Gender Studies program welcomed Jacqueline Patterson, Director of Environmental and Climate Justice at the NAACP to John Jay as part

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