Episode 46: The Human Hand in Climate Change

Nobel Peace Prize winner, Prof David Karoly calculates the human-caused contribution to climate change. With science host Dr Shane Huntington.

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Episode 60: Harpooning the Myths: Japan and Whaling

Maritime historian Dr Charles Schencking joins host Jennifer Cook to separate the myths from the facts surrounding the contentious practice of whaling by Japan.

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Exploring mathematics: maths in nature and art
What does mathematics have to do with nature or art? The video tracks in this album trace the origin of the mathematics of chaos and describe how the chance discovery of fractals became the basis for some real - and revolutionary - commercial applications such as the fax and the modem. A closer look at ancient fabric designs and the spiral of a nautilus shell also reveals repeating patterns that can be analysed in a mathematical way. This material forms part of The Open University course MS221 E
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Women and Transitional Justice
Brigitte Mapendo's talk for the 2009 Taking Stock of Transitional Justice conference entitled; 'Women and transisitonal justice - What choice between peace and justice?'
Author(s): Brigitte Mapendo

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Cartesian Products and Relations - Foundations of Pure Mathematics - Dr Joel Feinstein
The eighth lecture in Dr Joel Feinstein's G11FPM Foundations of Pure Mathematics module covers definitions and examples of Cartesian products and (binary) relations, including order relations and congruence modulo k. These videos are also available for download on iTunes U at: https://itunes.apple.com/us/itunes-u/foundations-pure-mathematics/id950755120 Dr Feinstein's blog may be viewed at: http://explainingmaths.wordpress.com Dr Joel Feinstein is an Associate Professor in Pure Mathematics at t
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Combatants for Peace: The Israeli/Palestinian Conflict
Combatants for Peace: Sulaiman Khatib and Yonatan Shapira on the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict Sponsored by Faculty for Israeli-Palestinian Peace, Students for Justice in Palestine, Israel Action Committee, Peace and Conflict Studies Program, Peace Studies Student Association, PeacePower Magazine, and Tikkun Magazine.
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9th Annual International Health Conference: War, Poverty and Population
The Relationship between Population Growth and Poverty Robert Engelman, Vice President for Programs, Worldwatch Institute, Washington DC. Numbers: Mind the Gap Theogene Rudasingwa,, Former Rwandan Ambassador to the United States. The Return of the Population Factor Martha Campbell,, Co-founder of the Center for Entrepreneurship in International Health and Development (CEIHD), UC Berkeley School of Public Health. Why Does Peace Break Out? Malcolm Potts, Bixby Professor of Population and Family
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China Dust Storm seen by Terra-MODIS and Earth Probe-TOMS in April of 2001
A thick shroud of dust appears over China on April 6-7, 2001. The densest portion of the aerosol pollution travels east over China, Russia, Japan, the Pacific Ocean, Canada, and The United States.
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China Dust Storm Pollutes Air in the Eastern United States in April 2001 (Flatmap)
A large dust storm develops over China on April 6 and 7, 2001. This animation shows the dust moving over China, Russia, Japan, the Pacific Ocean, and Canada, settling over the United States.
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Peter Bisanz, Said Business School, MBA graduate 2005, United States - Part 1
Before studying for his MBA at Oxford, Peter Bisanz worked as Production Coordinator for Paramount Pictures' Academy Awards Campaign in 1998... and then as Vice-President of Development for The Ladd Company in Los Angeles reporting to legendary producer Alan Ladd, Jr. He focused his MBA studies on social entrepreneurship and following graduation set up Entropy Films. Peter directed the acclaimed documentary "One" tackling how faith can inspire peace in the world and was named a "Young Global Lea
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Peter Bisanz, Said Business School, MBA graduate 2005, United States - Part 2
Before studying for his MBA at Oxford, Peter Bisanz worked as Production Coordinator for Paramount Pictures' Academy Awards Campaign in 1998... and then as Vice-President of Development for The Ladd Company in Los Angeles reporting to legendary producer Alan Ladd, Jr. He focused his MBA studies on social entrepreneurship and following graduation set up Entropy Films. Peter directed the acclaimed documentary "One" tackling how faith can inspire peace in the world and was named a "Young Global Lea
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New bachelor course is published: Geology I
  Today we published a new bachelor course of Applied Earth Science: Geology I   The Geology 1 course is composed of three parts dedicated to General knowledge of the system Earth, Tools for the 3D geometric representation of geological objects and Methods and techniques for the recognition of fundamental minerals and rocks. You will […]
Author(s): Cora Bijsterveld

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Colloquium - week 2 MT09 (Senior speaker)
"Unsafe at Home: Four Girls' Diaries from Wartime China, Japan, England, and the Soviet Union, 1937-1945"
Author(s): Dr Aaron Moore

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Virtual Maths - Basic Structures, shear force uniformly distributed load
Interactive simulation, demonstrating shear force, uniformly distributed load
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Theodore McNelly Interview
McNelly discusses drafting of the Japanese constitution during the American occupation. Focusing on Article 9's emphasis on the disarmament of Japan and the Emperor's status in the newly organized government. He explains the pervasive power of the Allies during the occupation through the various staff sections intended for humanitarian efforts and Americanization. McNelly discusses the importing of American culture because of the extensive Allied presence in the form of movie theaters, baseball,
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Bruton Parish Churchyard
Individuals of all classes rest in the peace of the Bruton Parish graveyard. Church guide Anne Conkling describes one of America's oldest cemeteries.
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Boycott Bulletin, Pittsburgh Joint Boycott Council
Popular Front; Labor Issues;Wolk's Kamera Exchange;Newsletter about boycotting merchants that handle goods made in Germany.
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Precious Drops: The Value of Water
offers students the chance to learn the value of water by reading stories by Peace Corps Volunteers in Kenya and Ghana. They compare their own community to what they learn from reading.
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(Audio) Nobel Lecture Series - Sandra MacLean
Linking environment, peace and democracy: Wangari Matthai`s social activism.
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1.2.2 Summary

  • The EU-15/25 is a large and prosperous player on the world economic stage.

  • It represents a continental-sized economy, able to compete with the USA and Japan (and China and India, somewhere down the line).

  • The new EU members who joined in 2004, and those lining up to join later, are at a different level of development to the EU-15.

  • This will pose considerable challenges for those managing and governing the n
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