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  • Paris Climate Conference - 2 Degrees Celsius

    Monday November 30, 2015

    The Current Paris climate summit hinges on two degrees Celsius, argue scientists

    Two degrees Celsius is a deceptively small number, but the ripple effect of a small global temperature rise can create waves of climate change. As the Paris climate conference is underway, we're concentrating on two degrees, the highest amount of warming climate scientists find acceptable as a target.

    Posted: Nov 30, 2015 7:40 AM
    Last Updated: Dec 01, 2015 2:00 PM
    Listen 21:58
  • OBIT Koostachin 20100603

    Friday November 27, 2015

    The Current Remembering Shannen Koostachin and the forgotten generation of Indigenous children

    Shannen Koostachin was a teenager from the troubled Northern Ontario community of Attawapiskat, who campaigned for improvements in aboriginal education until her tragic death. NDP MP Charlie Angus was her friend and has taken up her cause in his new book, Children of the Broken Treaty.

    Posted: Nov 27, 2015 8:03 AM
    Last Updated: Nov 27, 2015 12:52 PM
    Listen 22:44
  • YOGA

    Friday November 27, 2015

    The Current Cultural appropriation confusion continues after yoga class controversy

    Is yoga an exercise in cultural insensitivity? Yoga classes at one Canadian University were cancelled because of concerns that they were appropriating Indian culture. It's harder than ever to tell where to draw the line these days, and to know just how much to stretch, to avoid cultural offence.

    Posted: Nov 27, 2015 7:53 AM
    Last Updated: Nov 27, 2015 12:35 PM
    Listen 19:03