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Group 3 Our group chose to discuss the shell oil spill in Nigeria in further detail. Shell was repeatedly warned by its own employees about the pipeline leaking but did not take fault until the pipeline burst in November 2008. Theft along the oil pipeline is uncontrollable, and it is thought that the JTF and police are allowing this to take place only if they are paid off. Key stakeholders are Shell and the military forces.

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ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL JUSTICES IN NIGERIA FOR OGONILAND IN THE NIGER DELTA (GROUP 2)

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               US and UK’S Public Opinion about Fracking (Group 2)

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Summary on wind power Perception/ GROUP 1 UK vs. US Wind power is the energy extracted from wind using wind turbines to produce electricity. It is a clean source of energy providing a safe way of producing electricity, rather than the conventional known resources such as oil and gas.

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After an extensive discussion with our American counterparts, we discovered that our standpoints on fracking were more related than diverse. Common knowledge states that fracking may have severe impacts on public health (e.g. contamination of water supplies) and the environment (releasing methane into the atmosphere), but overall proves to be an effective technique in extracting previously unrecoverable fossil resources. In the past decade, there has been a decline in oil reservoir discoveries, resulting in a challenge when it comes to supplying the rapidly increasing energy demand.

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In this assignment each country group will find a media article about climate change they feel represents the views of their home country. A media article could be from a newspaper, magazine, journal, video, or other type of media. Once you have found your article use the create content option on News Activist to post a link to the article and a brief description of why your group choose it. Posting the link is due by October 20, 2014.

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In this assignment each country group will find a media article about climate change they feel represents the views of their home country. A media article could be from a newspaper, magazine, journal, video, or other type of media. Once you have found your article use the create content option on News Activist to post a link to the article and a brief description of why your group choose it. Posting the link is due by October 20, 2014.

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During the first week please post a photo of yourself with a description and the answers to the following questions. What is your name Where are you from? Explain a little about this place, e.g is it big or small, rural or urban, etc Do you live on or off campus? If you live off campus, how do you get to school? Drive, bus, train, etc. What are you studying for? Why did you choose this course in this location? What are your career aspirations? Explain your photo e.g. where was it taken?

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During the first week please post a photo of yourself with a description and the answers to the following questions. What is your name Where are you from? Explain a little about this place, e.g is it big or small, rural or urban, etc Do you live on or off campus? If you live off campus, how do you get to school? Drive, bus, train, etc. What are you studying for? Why did you choose this course in this location? What are your career aspirations? Explain your photo e.g. where was it taken?

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