The case to develop a solution to climate change triggered by global warming has only become better. Recent evidence from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, an authoritative body of climate scientists, indicates that the evidence that supports the claim for average increases in the earth’s temperature over time is unequivocal:
Observations of the climate system are based on direct measurements and remote sensing from satellites and » Continue Reading.
In this lecture, Dr. Ben Voth delivered this lecture on the ability of debate to serve as a tool to prevent genocide.
I had the opportunity to spend the last ten days participating in Public Forum format debates in China with two current members of the Lakeland District Debate team and one recent graduate. We participated in tournaments organized by the National Speech & Debate Association (NSDA) of China and Dipont Education Management. In all, we competed in one tournament in Hangzhou, engaged in demo debates in Nanjing & Shanghai, and we judged a beginners tournament in » Continue Reading.
Before touring, however, we started our time in Shanghai at the Associated School of Fudan University.
We began that visit with a great lunch in the school cafeteria.
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European Space Agency, February 7, 2014, Space for our Climate, http://www.esa.int/Our_Activities/Observing_the_Earth/Space_for_our_climate/Is_global_warming_hiding_underwater
We spent April 15 & 16th in Nanjing, China where we engaged in some demo debates and sight seeing.
Our first two demo debates were at Nanjing Foreign Languages School (NFLS). NFLS, coached by Thom O’Rourke, is widely regarded as one of the top three schools in all of China.
In the first debate, Humza & Jatin faced off against Priten and Ryan Wang, last year’s quarterfinalist in the China national tournament.
In the second demo debate, Humza & Jatin debated last year’s China national champions — Vicki & Rosalind.
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