Category Archives: International Affairs

#COP21 Deal: Keeping It Below 1.5 C

How will this work? Will it work indeed?  

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#COP21: Robert Redford about #ClimateChange Education

“It takes a lot of voices to create one loud voice for change” Robert Redford meets indigenous activists. #COP21 https://t.co/zRH27moYtv — United Nations (@UN) 8 Décembre 2015  

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#COP21: What Does Climate Change Mean for Allergic People

This is not a complicated piece about the long-awaited COP21 deal. One of the Top 3 global polluters said that it’s great everyone is setting goals in Paris. Personally, I don’t expect the COP21 reunion to be a mere exchange … Continue reading

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#COP21: 100% Renewable

#COP21 Auj, des centaines de personnes ont envoyé un message clair : 100% ENR ! #100RE ! (C)@Yann_A_B / @SpectralQ pic.twitter.com/UKeeE1TIvU — Greenpeace France (@greenpeacefr) 6 Décembre 2015  

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Truth and Reconciliation Commission Highlights Decades of Cultural Genocide in Canada

Honouring the Truth, Reconciling for the Future The full landmark report of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission has just been released. The 360-page documents sheds crucial light on the sexually and culturally abusive system of residential schools aimed at ‘civilizing’ … Continue reading

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Syrian and Iraqi Refugees vs Tourists in Kos, Greece

Uncomfortable: A tourist couple (right) and a group of temporarily detained immigrants take shelter from rain outside a police station in Kos island

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Chomsky’s Opinion on Terrorism, Nuclear Powers and Survival

http://www.euronews.com/embed/304347/ From generative grammar to survival… Noam Chomsky: “In the global scene we are racing towards a precipice which we are determined to fall over which will sharply reduce the prospects for decent survival.” More on Euronews

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Ebola Response #Infographic

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#CHF: The Swiss Franc Predicts Yet Another Crisis – As of Today

For those of you who were not expecting it, the Swiss Franc just shook the financial markets. New crisis on its way? Jouons un peu : trouvez sur le graph le moment où la Banque Nationale Suisse a arrêté son … Continue reading

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#CharlieHebdo: In Memoriam

When satire and pencils turn into weapons of mass destruction… International press response to Paris attack at Charlie Hebdo: Solidair met #CharlieHebdo – http://t.co/buPxo988Dk – cc @RLOppenheimer pic.twitter.com/fKlL1mRjPv — De Standaard (@destandaard) 7 Janvier 2015 Superbe réaction d’un dessinateur espagnol … Continue reading

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