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Save the Earth

Save the Earth

I’ve got some bad news for you. Well, the Earth is kind of dying right now. So, for those who have been sleeping for the past 30 years, here’s what happened: natural disasters have been getting stronger and stronger with record-breaking earthquakes, tsunamis, hurricanes and most recently wildfires. A huge plastic island formed itself in …

How Global Warming Works in Under 4 Minutes

You may have heard of global climate change, which is often called “global warming.” But how much do regular people understand the science of climate change? If you were asked to explain how global warming works, could you? Take a moment to try to explain to yourself how virtually all climate scientists think the Earth …

Bruno Latour | On Not Joining the Dots || Radcliffe Institute

Bruno Latour | On Not Joining the Dots || Radcliffe Institute

[MUSIC PLAYING] – Good afternoon, everyone. I’m Liz Cohen. I’m Dean here at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, and I am delighted to welcome you all this afternoon to a lecture by renowned philosopher and anthropologist, Bruno Latour. At Radcliffe, we are dedicated to inquiry and investigation that transcends disciplinary boundaries, tackles important issues, …

Institute on the Environment: The Right Time and Place

Institute on the Environment: The Right Time and Place

If we look at every measure of our planet’s environment, we’re losing. We’re losing more biodiversity. We’re losing against the fight against global warming. As much as we might like to think these are getting better, they’re not. Environmental problems in the 21st century are huge problems. Things like climate change affect the entire planet. …