Negotiating a new international response to Climate Change: the prospects for COP-15 in Copenhagen 2
Climate change is one of the most complex global challenges the world currently faces. Unless dealt with, climate change will potentially have disastrous effects on nature and human societies. It is the aim that a new global agreement shall be concluded at COP15 in Copenhagen in December 2009. Connie Hedegaard will share her observations on the status of the international negotiations and dwell upon hurdles and deadlocks that must be overcome in order to reach agreement.
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LSE Literary Weekend - The Financial Crisis, Climate Change and Energy
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Thème : Conférences débats du centre anticancéreux de Nancy (Centre Alexis Vautrin)
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Modérateur : Ivan KRAKOWSKI - (Professeur - Oncologie médical - Centre Alexis Vautrin - Centre régional de Lutte Contre le Cancer - ONCOLOR. (www.oncolor.org))
Titre : CAV 2010 – Nancy – La Parisienne 2010.
Auteur : Marie PARACHE : Témoignage d’une patiente et des personnels soignants
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A lecture delivered by UCI Professor Soroosh Sorooshian on February 20, 2008. Professor Sorooshian, Director of the Center for Hydrometeorology and Remote Sensing at the University of California, Irvine is both Distinguished Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Distinguished Professor of Earth System Science. Among the world's top experts on drought, he has been advisor to the World Meteorolo
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Continents and Currents
Continents and Currents beautifully demonstrates how the position of continents affects the movements of ocean currents. It serves as an engaging introduction for discussions of plate tectonics, currents, climate, and even Earth history.
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The fifth LSE Asia Forum took place in Beijing on 25-26 March 2010 with the support of the China Institute of International Studies (CIIS). The Forum addressed a wide range of issues of deep interest to policymakers and wider society, under a general theme relating to the recent challenges and changes that have affected the global economy. A key focus of the Forum was on the role of China in tackling the recent challenges, and what lessons can be learnt for the future. 114:00 - 14:50 - Plenary s
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Confucian Analects in the Modern World: Five Generations
Panel discussion with Herb Fingarette, Henry Rosemont, Mark Csikszentmihalyi, Michael Nylan, Luke Habberstad, and Tae Hyun Kim. Confucian Analects in the Modern World: Five Generations. In Celebration of the Norton Critical Edition For the first time, the Norton Critical Edition celebrates not a modern classic, but a Classic written in classical Chinese. This roundtable discussion is honor of the Berkeley members (faculty, past Ph.Ds, and present graduate students) who have participated in thi
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Lors du troisième colloque de la Compagnie des Experts de Reims, Pierre GENDRAUD vous présente les différents types d'expertises et missions qu'il a été amené à réaliser en matière de propriété industrielle.

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De cursisten stellen zich voor en vertellen over:  familie, hobby's, werk, ... Nadien worden de cursisten in groepen verdeeld en moeten ze voor iedere klasgenoot een totem vinden m.a.w. een dier dat bij hem/haar past.  Ze doen …


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Table 1 in this section lists the scientific names of the families of the Carnivora, as well as their common names. You are not expected to recall
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1.12 Conclusion

It is clear that there are tensions in the use of the site, in that it attracts quite different audiences. There are also tensions relating to the number of visitors it is logistically possible to accommodate, and the economics of maintaining a viable revenue income.

The debate goes on about how best to develop and maintain the site in line with the Trust's stated aims and objectives.

There is no definitive answer, and the site will inevitably evolve over time. It is now an attrac
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Challenges for charitable investors
Elroy Dimson, BGI Professor of Investment Management, talks about philanthropic and charitable investors, and the unique challenges they face in the current economic climate.

4 degrees of global warming: regional patterns and timing
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Episode 100: Indonesia: Pathways to a Future

Historian Max Lane spies Indonesia's possible futures through the lens of its recent history and current political and economic climate. With host Jennifer Cook.

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