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350 New Wars and Human Security

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Release Date: 10/09/2021

Episode 380 Can We Solve Global Warming in Time?  show art Episode 380 Can We Solve Global Warming in Time?

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Mark Z. Jacobson, a Stanford's model shows how the world can shift to 100 percent clean, renewable energy, while reducing pollutants that affect health. Nuclear is too expensive and will take too long. Video, audio podcast, transcript, comments: https://tosavetheworld.ca/episode-380-can-we-solve-global-warming-in-time/

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Episode 379 Climate Fatalism show art Episode 379 Climate Fatalism

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Anastasia Karimova explains why most Russians do not worry about climate change: they distrust authorities. Metta wishes that the group had spent time discussing workable solutions. See video, podcast, transcript, comments: https://tosavetheworld.ca/episode-379-climate-fatalism/

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Episode 377 Politics of Disaster show art Episode 377 Politics of Disaster

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Olivier Rubin is a political scientist who studies "slow beginning" disasters, as distinct from sudden shocks as earthquakes. He also studies anti-microbial resistance — a crisis that claims some 700,000 lives each year. For the video, audio podcast, transcript and comments: https://tosavetheworld.ca/episode-377-politics-of-disaster

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Episode 376 Prosecuting War Criminals show art Episode 376 Prosecuting War Criminals

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Matthew Gillett spent time in Afghanistan protecting victims of human rights abuse, then became a trial lawyer in The Hague for the ICC. He discusses the changing international laws about war crime and crime against humanity. Now the deliberate instigation of famine to civilians is crime in civil wars. For the video, audio podcast, transcript, and comments: https://tosavetheworld.ca/episode-376-prosecuting-war-criminals/

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Episode 375 Whose Security Should We Defend? show art Episode 375 Whose Security Should We Defend?

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Monika Wohlfeld teaches at the Mediterranean Academy of Diplomatic Studies in Malta, and Father Bob Holmes is the peace and justice director of Basilian Fathers. He often leads tours to Israel and Palestine and works with the Christian Peacemakers Team in Hebron. For the video, audio podcast, transcript, and comments: https://tosavetheworld.ca/episode-375-whose-security-should-we-defend

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Episode 374 Saving the Corals show art Episode 374 Saving the Corals

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Can clouds save the Great Barrier Reef? Daniel Harrison may find out. He ileads a project that will spray nano-particles of sea water into the air, where they will rise into clouds and evaporate. The remainder, salt, will attract other water vapor to form tiny droplets that, because they are so small, will be whiter than the other droplets in the cloud.

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Episode 373 What COP26 Didn't Talk About show art Episode 373 What COP26 Didn't Talk About

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Stephen Salter and Alan Gadian are British scientists who can solve the climate change crisis by producing whiter clouds over the oceans to reflect sunlight back into space. This can re-freeze the Arctic ice and cool the subtropical regions, where hot air starts and moves toward the Arctic. There is little public awareness of the possibility, and even COP26 did not consider it.

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Episode 372 Maybe You Need More Sleep show art Episode 372 Maybe You Need More Sleep

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Dave Grossman is concerned about the increasing rates of suicide and opioid deaths, which science is now linked to sleep deficiency. He suggests melatonin, eye masks. and thermostats. For the video, audio podcast, transcript, and comments: https://tosavetheworld.ca/episode/372-maybe-you-need-more-sleep/

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Episode 371 War, Prisons, and Voting show art Episode 371 War, Prisons, and Voting

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Reiner, Frank, and Metta share stories about the militaristic political beliefs that prevailed during their youth in World War II and afterward. You can watch the video, listen to the audio podcast, read the transcript, and then comment here: https://tosavetheworld.ca/Episode-371-war-prisons-and-voting/

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Episode 370 What Sectarianism Has Done to Lebanon show art Episode 370 What Sectarianism Has Done to Lebanon

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Ayad Al Qazzaz is an Iraq-born sociology professor in California; Mustafa Bahran is a Yemen-born physicist at Carleton University and formerly the Minister of Energy in Yemen. They see the current crisis in Lebanon as one of a series caused by the sectarian constitution. For the video, audio podcast, transcript, comments column: https://tosavetheworld.ca/370-what-sectarianism-has-done-to-lebanon/

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Mary Kaldor sees "new" wars (e.g. the Afghanistan one) as unlike WW 1 or 2. Her proposed alternative, human security, would have the UN address crisis situations. For the video, audio podcast, transcript or comment column: https://tosavetheworld.ca/350-new-wars-and-human-security /