It’s time to make peace with nature

Enviado por admin el Mar, 08/12/2020 - 17:02

It’s time to make peace with nature

UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, address at Columbia University
2 December 2020


The UN Secretary-General, António Guterres, has described the fight against the climate crisis as the top priority for the 21st Century, in a passionate, uncompromising speech delivered on Wednesday at Columbia University in New York.

Scientists' Warnings: Affluence

Enviado por Arthur Dahl el Lun, 07/12/2020 - 00:09

Scientists' Warnings: Affluence


After a "World Scientists' Warning to Humanity in 1992, the Alliance of World Scientists (https://scientistswarning.forestry.oregonstate.edu/) issued a "World Scientists’ Warning: Second Notice" in 2017, and a "Scientists' Warning of a Climate Emergency" in 2019 (https://www.scientistswarning.org/).

Ecocide to be defined

Enviado por admin el Mié, 18/11/2020 - 18:44

Ecocide to be defined


An expert drafting panel is to prepare a legal definition of “ecocide” as a potential international crime that could sit alongside War Crimes, Genocide and Crimes Against Humanity, in the context of a new global threat: the climate and biodiversity crisis.

Thank God for Science

Enviado por admin el Lun, 02/11/2020 - 00:21

Thank God for Science


On 25 October 2020, IEF member Dr. Ashiyan Rahmani of California State University, East Bay, gave a webinar on "Thank God for Science" as one of the weekly OZ Whitehead Firesides in the United Kingdom. Dr. Rahmani used the example of his own Ph.D. dissertation research in Fiji to illustrate how science and religion could be complementary and mutually reinforcing.

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