Daily Archives: April 25, 2020

Oil Industry Faces Existential Crisis


Published on Apr 25, 2020

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkayastha analyses the state of the global oil market, the geo-strategic implications and the future of oil consumption keeping in mind the nature of the pandemic

Coronavirus Is Our Future | Alanna Shaikh | TEDxSMU

TEDx Talks

Published on Mar 11, 2020

Global health expert Alanna Shaikh talks about the current status of the 2019 nCov coronavirus outbreak and what this can teach us about the epidemics yet to come.

Alanna Shaikh is a global health consultant and executive coach who specializes in individual, organizational and systemic resilience. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University and a master’s degree in public health from Boston University. She has lived in seven countries and it the author of What’s Killing Us: A Practical Guide to Understanding Our Biggest Global Health Problems. Recent article publications include an article on global health security in Britain’s Daily Telegraph newspaper and an essay in the Annual Review of Comparative and International Education. She blogs on coaching and personal resilience at http://www.thisworldneedsbrave.com.

The CDC now recommends always wearing a mask in public.

Blessed Unrest: Building Community During Confusion And Uncertainty


Streamed live 86 minutes ago

Precious Phiri grew up in Zimbabwe and discusses her evolution as a trainer in Holistic Management and community facilitation. Her work focuses on working with rural communities and collaborating with networks in Africa to reduce poverty, rebuild soils, and restore food and water security for people, livestock and wildlife – and most recently, to address the corona virus.

The Blessed Unrest conference runs on Saturdays through May 16. More information: https://bio4climate.org/blessed-unrest/

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