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Climate Talks: Negotiating the Fate of the Planet

2015-02-27T16:46:31-04:00March 18th, 2015|Tags: , , , , , , |

Representatives from 190 nations — 10,000 in all — participated in the United Nation’s 20th climate summit in Lima, Peru, in December. Three were from Wake Forest — Miles Silman, Professor of Biology and Director of CEES, John Knox, Professor of Law, CEES board member and UN Independent Expert on Human Rights and the Environment, and [...]

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The Real Price of Gold

2013-12-11T15:55:54-04:00November 4th, 2013|Categories: Academics, CEES, Films and Lectures, Home Stories|Tags: , , |

Photo courtesy of the CAMEP. If you take a look at your hands, your wrists, or your neck, you will likely see something special, precious even. It is quite dense, glows with an almost aura-like quality, and, as of press time, costs about $1,350 an ounce. The material – gold – is familiar to [...]

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