Loyola University-Chicago’s new environmental science e-textbook and multimedia project is called “Healing Earth”. The project goes beyond science to add the perspectives of ethics, spirituality, and action. We’ll talk with three people behind the project: Nancy Tuchman; Michael Schuck and Father Michael Garanzini Loyola University Chicago. Last week, a group of protesters broke into the Moldovan Parliament, demanding the country hold new elections. We’ll look at what’s behind the growing unrest with Matthew Rojansky of the Wilson Center.
Zafra Lerman is a professor, chemist and peace advocate who dedicates her life to inspiring students, institutions and governments through the collaborative power of scientific endeavor. Lerman’s passion drove her to create Malta Conferences Foundation. For Global Activism, Lerman tells us about the challenges and triumphs of bringing together Jews, Muslims and Christians to create peace in the Middle East, through science.
What happens 100 years from now if climate change has brought us to a point when water has become one of our scarecest resources, and more precious than oil or gold? We've asked fiction writers to imagine the Great Lakes region a century or more on, and help us paint an audio portrait of that world.