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California Cities Respond to Climate Change Crisis

California Cities Respond to Climate Change Crisis

June 28, 2016 at 10:06 am

CALIFORNIA HEALTH REPORT 06/27/16 By Robin Urevich Climate change is global, but local governments are the first line of defense against carbon emissions and their effects. The United Nations Environment Program reports that 75 percent of the world’s carbon emissions come from urban areas. Now, more and more cities and […]

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How to Fight Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking?

How to Fight Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking?

June 17, 2016 at 3:26 pm

NATIONAL CATHOLIC REGISTER 06/17/16 By Edward Pentin Participants at a summit at the Vatican looked to build an international effort to eradicate the global scourge that has more than 40 million victims. VATICAN CITY — Lawyer Yonette Buchanan recounted a common way criminals groom young girls for trafficking. An adult […]

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Point-Counter Point: Pipeline Plan Near Indian Point

Point-Counter Point: Pipeline Plan Near Indian Point

April 22, 2016 at 3:48 pm

JOURNAL NEWS 04/22/16 By Nancy Cutler Spectra Energy’s Algonquin pipeline expansion, which passes through Buchanan and near the nuclear power plant there, has raised concerns and won support The Algonquin natural gas pipeline expansion project that passes through four states — and right by Indian Point nuclear power plant in […]

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Un Socialista in Vaticano: Come è Andata la Visita a Roma di Bernie Sanders

Un Socialista in Vaticano: Come è Andata la Visita a Roma di Bernie Sanders

April 18, 2016 at 3:39 am

ROLLING STONE 04/18/16 di CHIARA GALEAZZI  Una giornata nella Santa Sede insieme al candidato delle primarie degli Stati Uniti che sta macinando consensi, tra pappagallini, Rocco Buttiglione e il Papa che per tre volte prende le distanze L’8 aprile 2016 è stata pubblicata la notizia di una visita programmata il […]

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Catch Up With One of Tucson’s Congressmen, Raul Grijalva

Catch Up With One of Tucson’s Congressmen, Raul Grijalva

November 10, 2015 at 12:30 pm

ARIZONA DAILY WILDCAT 11/05/15 By Sebastian Laguna Democratic Rep. Raúl Grijalva, Arizona’s representative from its 3rd Congressional District, has been working on several issues in Congress over the past weeks and has been outspoken on current events happening in Arizona. One of the main areas where Grijalva has focused his […]

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Mason Professors to be Delegates at Paris Climate Conference

Mason Professors to be Delegates at Paris Climate Conference

October 1, 2015 at 3:42 pm

Fourth Estate 09/24/15 By Melissa Moore An official delegation consisting of several Mason representatives is headed to Paris at the end of November to attend the 21st Session of the Conference of the Parties (COPs) at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC). The delegation traveling to the […]

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Peace Arena – Arts and Peacebuilding

Peace Arena – Arts and Peacebuilding

September 9, 2015 at 8:07 pm

USIP Summer 2015 By Katherine Wood In each Newsletter, the Peace Arena offers a space for discussion between scholars and practitioners as they comment on a selected quote. This Summer we feature an exchange between:  Dr. Arthur Romano, Assistant Professor, School for Conflict Resolution and Analysis, George Mason University, and […]

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At Vatican Summit, Consultant Michael Shank Works with Media to Tell the Story of Climate Change

At Vatican Summit, Consultant Michael Shank Works with Media to Tell the Story of Climate Change

August 24, 2015 at 9:51 am

EMU NEWS 08/21/15 AUGUSTA FREE PRESS 08/30/15 By Kara Lofton One of the reasons most of the world has heard about July’s climate change summit at the Vatican is because Eastern Mennonite University alumnus Michael Shank, MA ’05 (conflict transformation), was the media consultant for the event. Shank managed press […]

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Mason’s Michael Shank Joins White House Climate Change Group

Mason’s Michael Shank Joins White House Climate Change Group

August 20, 2015 at 3:40 pm

GMU NEWS 08/19/15 By Buzz McClain Michael Shank has joined an informal White House working group studying how local governments across the country communicate and address climate change in their regions. Shank is a member of the adjunct faculty and a board member of George Mason University’s School for Conflict […]

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Vatican Welcomes Dozens of Mayors at Conference on Climate Change and Slavery

Vatican Welcomes Dozens of Mayors at Conference on Climate Change and Slavery

July 16, 2015 at 2:27 am

ROME REPORTS 07/15/15 The Vatican will be hosting a workshop and symposium next week to discuss how major global cities can help respond to modern slavery and climate change. Dozens of mayors from some of the world’s great cities will attend the event. The bishop who is organizing the conference […]

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