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Conversations With History – Richard B. Freeman

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Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Harvard labor economist Richard B. Freeman for a discussion of globalization and its complex consequences for inequality in national and global contexts. He analyzes the impl...

Deep ocean mysteries and wonders – David Gallo

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In the deepest, darkest parts of the oceans are ecosystems with more diversity than a tropical rainforest. Taking us on a voyage into the ocean -- from the deepest trenches to the remains of the Titanic -- marine biol...

James Ives on ‘Ocean Energy in Ireland: Challenges and Opportunities’

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Ocean energy contained in the world's waves and marine tidal currents provides an untapped source of renewable energy. In Ireland both wave and tidal will have a role to play in meeting longer term targets for electri...

THIRST: How to Dig a Well

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Antonio Gutierrez presents an opportunity to hear firsthand accounts of the progress and hope in the lives of the native people in Benin and Togo, Western Africa. Antonio has spent 20 years bringing hope to this regio...

Conversations with History – Joseph S. Nye, Jr.

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Joseph S. Nye, Jr., University Distinguished Service Professor and former Dean of the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Harvard's Joseph S. Nye, Jr., for ...

In the Company of Big Animals

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BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year Amos Nachoum talks about making photographs of large undersea animals. Amos Nachoum is a wildlife photographer and explorer. He has shot just about everything there is to shoot...

CFI: It’s Time for Science and Reason

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The methods and values of scientific thinking have expanded our knowledge of life and our place in the universe. This modern knowledge—based on experience and evidence—has brought enormous benefit to humanity, yet man...

Memory, Inequality, and Power: Palestine and the Universality of Human Rights

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Edward Said, author of the groundbreaking work "Orientalism" and a professor of English and Comparative Literature at Columbia University, was one of the most prominent literary and cultural critics in the United Stat...

Rescuing the EU Carbon Market — EU-ETS Video infographic

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The EU is at the forefront of the fight against climate change. But the EU Emissions Trading Scheme -- Europe's flagship tool to reduce greenhouse gas emissions -- is floundering. See this previous IIEA blog. The m...

Noam Chomsky: Who Owns the World? Resistance and Ways Forward

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Noam Chomsky delivered a lecture at University of Massachusetts on September 27th, 2012. The video is one hour and three minutes.

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