Synthesis report : Climate change 2001 : IPCC third assessment report
The full text of the synthesis report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Third Assessment Report "Climate Change 2001" is made available in English, French, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese and Russian. The synthesis report addresses issues of concern to policymakers such as the effect of human activity on climate change and the effect of climate change on ecological and socio-economic systems.
Kenyan President blames attacks on political rivals
Kenya's president blames politicians for the two days of attacks on the coast in which about 65 people were killed. Natalie Thomas reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 y
Snow Day - Cool Tunes for Kids by Eric Herman
A cute, funny and very short story song based on the rhyming couplet poem by Kenn Nesbitt. The video was created by Eric's wife, Roseann, in a similar style to "The Elephant Song", made simply with MS Paint, a mouse, Sony Vegas Studio and a lot of patience (and some lack of patience!).
How the digestive system works
This animation follows the passage of food from the mouth, all the way through the digestive system. As the animation moves along, it lists all major parts of the digestive system.
How To Do Lunges For Aerobic Exercise
Watch and learn from our expert about doing some simple lunge exercises for aerobics in this fitness video on doing aerobic exercises.
Sarajevo hoses down following night riots
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Following a third night of rioting in Bosnian capital Sarajevo, the city hoses down government buildings that were set on fire by protesters furious about jobs situation. Gavino Garay reports. More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, nationa
Rewiring the system
We are entering a new era of renewable energy generation, says Dr Michael Pollitt, where interactive networks, smart electricity meters and energy saving devices on consumer lights and heaters will help tackle climate change. This increased 'smartness' and functionality will also lead to the generation of new and exciting business models and the rise of energy service companies, Dr Pollitt explains.
Greenhouse Gas Lessons
Set of climate change lesson plans for grades 4-6
Polis Journalism Conference 2013 - Trust In Europe - 14:00 - Session 3 [Audio]
Speaker(s): Nik Gowing, Asun Gomez, Kelly Evans, Jonty Bloom | 1000 - How to build trust in your journalism? Speakers: Ruurd Bierman, Cilla Benkö, Trushar Barot. What can news media organisations do in the digital age to build the confidence and engagement of their audiences? 1230-1300 - How to use social media for journalism. Speakers: Yasmine El Rafie, Nadja Hahn. What can journalists do with social media to improve their journalism? 1400-1500 - Trust In Europe. Speakers: Nik Gowing, Asun Gom
A behind the scenes interview with Professor Christopher Barnatt, Director and Producer of a new TV documentary on what we perceive to be real, and what, if any, future lies ahead for us. The TV documentary was televised in April 2009 and was based on a book written by Professor Christopher Barnatt in 1997, also entitled Challenging Reality, which focused on momentus change across history. The new television series developed this theme further, with input from numerous other experts at the Uni
11.540J Urban Transportation Planning (MIT)
The history, policy, and politics of urban transportation are discussed in this class. Also covered are the role of the federal government, the "highway revolt" and public transit in the auto era, using analytic tools for transportation planning and policy analysis. The class then explores the contribution of transportation to air pollution and climate change, land use and transportation interactions, together with issues with bicycles, pedestrians, and traffic calming. Examples used in the clas
Combining life history and life-course approaches in researching lifelong learning: some methodologi
Learning Lives is a large-scale longitudinal study into the learning biographies of adult learners, aged 25 and over. The aim of the project is to deepen understanding of the complexities of learning in the life-course whilst identifying, implementing and evaluating strategies for sustained positive impact upon learning opportunities, dispositions and practices and upon the empowerment of adult learners. From a methodological point of view, one of the more challenging dimensions of Learning Live
Computer Basics : What Is ISO?
ISO, or the International Standards Organization, sets the standards for computer file formats related to images and files. Archive files onto a CD or optical disk as an ISO image with help from a certified computer technician in this free video on computers.
The adoption of modern contraception in rural Ethiopia: a biocultural approach
A School of Anthropology departmental seminar from 29 November 2013 by Alexandra Alvergne of ISCA, University of Oxford
Educating Women in Rural China
A specialist and activist in the field of gender, Wu Qing has been the leading figure and voice for the interests and education of women in rural China. With her sincere concern for the educational and economic problems rural women are facing and her determined mission to change their situation, Wu Qing has been working on the frontlines of gender realities.
Biography: Albert Einstein, Part 1
There are six parts to this series. This five minute video shows his life with photos. It explores his married life and first wife. Video does mention his marrying his cousin. His sons are shown and their problems explained. The video ends with his becoming famous and the first super star of the scientific world at that time.
Clara Barton and the Founding of the Red Cross
A 1:45 video of Clara Barton who was a teacher, but suffered a nervous breakdown and went back to school and turned to helping others who were injured and sick at a time before women had rights. Good images.
How Religious Were the Founding Fathers?
Gordon Brown gives a lecture about this topic. A good insight into the part religion played in the early part of America as the people were religious and how various groups grew. However, some major leaders were not religious. Well worth watching.
Exercising Advocacy: Some Personal Ideas and Experiences
This talk was delivered to UCT alumni in London at South Africa House in 2007. It describes how the University influenced my early career and led me to study two of the important intellectual challenges of my life - exercise associated hyponatraemia and the central governor model of exercise. It then discusses the role of science in assisting the rise of South African cricket under the coaching of Bob Woolmer and of South African ascent to winning the 2007 Rugby World Cup under Jake White. It en
Use this virtual manipulate to explore and practice division using pictures.