What was decided at that COP21 climate conference in Paris? Today Patty Peltekos talks with UW professor Don Waller and Nathan Schulfer from the Nelson Institute of Environmental Studies on the current talks taking place in Paris and what this means for future conservation efforts. The document of the Paris agreement can be found here.
At the climate change talks in Paris, negotiators have produced a 21-page draft agreement on schedule, and apparently with little acrimony. This week, world leaders will take the draft document and hope to hammer out a final agreement. Having recently returned from Paris, Nathan Schulfer, Professional Programs Assistant Director of the UW Nelson Institute joined Brian Standing to talk about the noise coming out of the summit.
What needs to happen to stop the Islamic State? What does the current state of emergency mean for France? Today we talk to Vijay Prashad on ISIS and the attacks taking place around the world. Vijay Prashad is a professor of international studies at Trinity College, and contributor of The Guardian and Counterpunch.