Whale Talk & Paying For Climate Change

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Students Demand Fossil Fuel DivestmentA generation ago students demanded their universities pull investments out of South Africa to fight Apartheid. Today, activists want to fight climate change emissions using the same tactic. Steve Curwood talks to Harvard students who are asking the college to pu
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Students Demand Fossil Fuel DivestmentA generation ago students demanded their universities pull investments out of South Africa to fight Apartheid. Today, activists want to fight climate change emissions using the same tactic. Steve Curwood talks to Harvard students who are asking the college to pull investment from all fossil fuel stocks.Source: Students Demand Fossil Fuel DivestmentA Doctor Breaks Ranks About Being Sick in America Otis Brawley, Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President, American Cancer Society; Co-author, How We Do Harm: A Doctor Breaks Ranks About Being Sick in AmericaLisa Aliferis, KQED Health Editor - ModeratorBrawley asserts finance is inextricably linked to health care in America’s current system. Even the very procedures patients undergo are frequently determined more by doctors’ expected payment for performing them than their actual appropriateness in mitigating the ailment with which the patient is afflicted. Source: Dr. Otis Brawley: Fighting Patient Mistreatment in AmericaThe Whale that Spoke HumanA new paper from neurobiologist Sam Ridgway argues that at least one beluga whale could imitate human speech patterns. Emmett FitzGerald reports on Noc, the cetacean with the remarkable vocal powers.
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