Civil Politics (9/25/15): A Religious Fog

The Panel discusses the Pope’s speech to congress, Boehner’s announcement to leave that body, the Volkswagen and Peanut Corp scandal, among other tidbits of news from the past week.

 

Civil Politics (8/21/15): Environment in Action

The panel discusses the current policies concerning the environment.

Further Reading:

Ash Carter Warns on Russia
Tidal Power Explaination
Vermont Wind Power
Increase of Dengue Fever
Nestlé’s Peter Brabeck: our attitude towards water needs to change
Encyclical Letter “Laudato Si” of the Holy Father Francis
“The Collapse of Western Civilization, A view from the Future” by Naomi Oreskes and Erik M. Conway
“The Race for What’s Left. The Global Scramble for the World’s Last Resources”. Author Michael T. Klare

Civil Politics (5/29/15): Take Care of the Canary

We have a brief news round up, and then the panel converses about climate changes and its effects.

Further Reading

Coral Bleaching: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/05/150525120430.htm

Sudden Antarctic ice loss:
1) http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/05/150521143926.htm
2) http://www.sciencedaily.com/videos/561962.htm

Sixth Extinction: http://www.npr.org/2014/02/12/275885377/in-the-worlds-sixth-extinction-are-humans-the-asteroid

Darwin’s Frog – Father birthing young from his mouth: http://video.nationalgeographic.com/video/weirdest-darwins-frog

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: http://www.animalvegetablemiracle.com