All Blog Posts Tagged '#photo2017' (3)

TOGETHER FOR THE PROTECTION OF OUR CATCHMENT

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“Our water catchment is drying up and we decided today to step out and plant more water friendly trees to ensure that that we protect this area. The…

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Added by Eric Ndeh Mboumien NGANG on December 31, 2017 at 10:53am — No Comments

The fear of the storm was not greater than hunger

Their fear of the storm was not greater than the hunger of their families. 

Sometimes the fishermen hardly takes heed to the warnings given to them of the storms. Beloved husbands, fathers, brothers and sons have been lost to many families in the havoc caused by the storms in Sri…

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Added by Ashfa Salam on December 19, 2017 at 12:44pm — No Comments

International Student Photo Contest, 2017: Climate Change

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its fifth annual International Student Photography Contest.

This year's topic is Climate Change: Send us your photos that show examples of climate change OR examples of combating or adapting to climate change.

The contest will be conducted on Carnegie Council's Global Ethics Network, our social…

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Added by Carnegie Council on August 9, 2017 at 11:41am — No Comments

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Climate Change and the Power to Act: An Ethical Approach for Practical Progress

We are already living with climate change; and although countries have pledged to limit global warming to 2 °C, success seems highly unlikely. This panel explores how to advance ethical leadership on climate justice globally, nationally, and locally in the years ahead. Topics include the Paris Agreement and commitments going forward, geoengineering governance, the problems in California, and the creative ways the Seychelles are coping.

Greed, Movies, and Capitalism with Ethicist John Paul Rollert

Every capitalist economy struggles with how to come to terms with greed, says John Paul Rollert, an expert on the intellectual history of capitalism. He describes how our perspective has changed from the Christian view of greed as an unalloyed sin, to the 18th century idea that it could bring positive benefits, to the unabashed "Greed is good" ethos in the movie "Wall Street." Where do we stand now? How can we rehabilitate capitalism?

Global Ethics Forum Preview: Plutopia: Nuclear Families in Atomic Cities, with Kate Brown

Next time on Global Ethics Forum, University of Maryland Baltimore County's Professor Kate Brown details the ethical, social, and health costs of nuclear power since World War II. In this excerpt Brown, author of "Plutopia," and journalist Stephanie Sy discuss the little-known Cold War era nuclear production plants in the Soviet Union and Washington State.

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