Canadian Energy Minister Says Covid-19 Pandemic Is ‘Best Time’ to Build Pipeline

Alberta Minister of Energy Sonya Savage said that the Covid-19 pandemic is the “best time” to build a controversial oil pipeline, because “you can’t have protests of more than 15 people. Let’s get it built. Let’s get it built.” The Trans Mountain pipeline has faced opposition from many environmental groups and the comment got the … Read more Canadian Energy Minister Says Covid-19 Pandemic Is ‘Best Time’ to Build Pipeline

“Yemen is really on the brink right now” – Humanitarian Affairs Office (Geneva, 22 May 2020)

Without additional funding, war-torn Yemen will be left to fight the Covid-19 pandemic with a collapsed health system, warned today the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Epidemiologists estimate that the virus could spread faster, more widely and with deadlier consequences in some of the world’s most vulnerable populations than in many … Read more “Yemen is really on the brink right now” – Humanitarian Affairs Office (Geneva, 22 May 2020)

Facts, priorities in race for vaccine

So far, the #coronavirus has infected nearly four to five million people across the world and killed more than 300,000, according to a Johns Hopkins tally. The pandemic has cast a pall over the global economy. Many countries are cautiously emerging from a lockdown but life is unlikely to return to normal until a coronavirus … Read more Facts, priorities in race for vaccine

Lamu Port construction underway amid strict epidemic control

One of the largest infrastructure projects in #Africa, Lamu Port in Kenya, is undergoing #construction as workers have taken measures to reduce the risk of COVID-19. The first to third berth projects are being constructed by a consortium of companies led by China Communications Construction. The Lapsset Corridor Project plan includes a 32-berth port, transportation … Read more Lamu Port construction underway amid strict epidemic control

Small Shale Producers in ‘Absolutely Dire’ Situation: Oil Analyst Schork

Stephen Schork, the author of The Schork Report appeared on Bloomberg to talk about the situation for smaller shale oil producers, which he described as “absolutely dire”. Apr.27 — “U.S. oil won’t survive this,” (sic) says Stephen Schork, founder and editor at The Schork Report, as he examines the impact of sliding oil prices on … Read more Small Shale Producers in ‘Absolutely Dire’ Situation: Oil Analyst Schork

Iran-Turkey gas pipeline goes up IN FLAMES after alleged ‘terrorist attack’

Russia Today (RT) the Russian state funded broadcaster is reporting on an alleged terror attack against an Iran-Turkey gas pipeline. A senior official with Iran’s state gas company has alleged that terrorists were behind an explosion and massive fire on the pipeline transporting natural gas from the Islamic Republic to Turkey. “This morning, terrorists attacked … Read more Iran-Turkey gas pipeline goes up IN FLAMES after alleged ‘terrorist attack’

Why is TURKMENISTAN the World’s most INSANE dictatorship? – VisualPolitik EN

Turkmenistan has the World’s fourth largest gas reserves… then again, their citizens are extremely poor. What is the reason? This country suffers from one of the worst and craziest dictatorships in history. Turkmen president, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow is an extravagant version of Kim Jong-un. As an example… he likes to play his own songs and force … Read more Why is TURKMENISTAN the World’s most INSANE dictatorship? – VisualPolitik EN

Is Canada respecting indigenous land rights? | The Stream

Hereditary chiefs of the Wet’suwet’en territory have long been fighting to keep energy companies off their land located within the borders of Canada’s British Columbia. Those against a 640-km natural gas pipeline are fearful that the project could contaminate their food and water supply. Unlike other First Nations in Canada, Wet’suwet’en land has never been … Read more Is Canada respecting indigenous land rights? | The Stream

Canada pipeline protests: Businesses demand gov’t act over losses

Business groups in Canada are demanding the government end demonstrations that have paralysed the country’s rail network. They estimate the disruption is costing the country’s economy billions of dollars. The protesters oppose the building of the Coastal GasLink pipeline. It passes through the land of indigenous people known as First Nations in Canada. Al Jazeera’s … Read more Canada pipeline protests: Businesses demand gov’t act over losses

Canada: Pipeline protests shut down main rail routes

Most of Canada’s main rail routes have ground to a halt, as mass protests continue against the construction of a natural gas pipeline. Indigenous groups are leading the movement over concerns the project will infringe on traditional lands. Al Jazeera’s Alan Fisher reports from Tyendinaga, Ontario. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us … Read more Canada: Pipeline protests shut down main rail routes

Protests force Canadian Railway to close its eastern network

The Canadian National Railway or CN Rail has announced it would shut its eastern network after indigenous-led demonstrators blocked rail lines for days. The decision has forced the cancellation of nearly all passenger train services nationwide. The protests are against the construction of a pipeline through an indigenous group’s traditional lands. Al Jazeera’s Nicola Gage … Read more Protests force Canadian Railway to close its eastern network

MIT’s Office of Engineering Outreach Programs (OEOP)

MIT’s Office of Engineering Outreach Programs (OEOP) is committed to creating a robust pipeline of students who excel in STEM. For over 40 years, we’ve opened the doors to MIT by offering highly motivated and diverse students the chance to pursue their passion for STEM free of charge. Too often, students’ zip codes play a … Read more MIT’s Office of Engineering Outreach Programs (OEOP)

The problem with IRAN and the OIL TANKERS – VisualPolitik EN

Donald Trump thinks Iran is behind the attacks against the oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz. There is a real risk for America to start a war with Iran. In fact, if it hasn’t happened yet is because of a last minute decision taken by Donald Trump. Basically, the Strait of Hormuz is the … Read more The problem with IRAN and the OIL TANKERS – VisualPolitik EN