Something does not seem right about this. American Made TV or American Made Internet vs Pan-Arab news network doesn't have is a significant presence in the U.S.? Now it does! Crazy to think Al gore sold out to Al-Jazeera.
"[W]hile the new channel will soon be available in 40 million households, Al Jazeera faced a setback when Time Warner Cable -- which reaches 12 million homes -- announced it was dropping the low-rated Current, which occupied a spot that could have been switched to Al Jazeera America."
DOHA: As the Middle East and North African (Mena) countries set to emerge as a major renewable energy force, Qatar is getting ready to be a key contributor. A top Qatari official said the country would be one of the contributors to the GCC power grid interconnections that would export electricity to the neighbouring countries and even beyond.
Qatar is eyeing the export of electricity from the six countries in the Gulf co-operation Council regional group. The upgrade of the region’s power grid interconnections might accentuate the plans. The potential of the region’s renewable energy goes beyond to see the GCC connection to Egypt and then Europe, The Financial Times reported.
“I see the future where power generation could be anywhere and people just get their electricity from places simply because grids are being integrated”, the London newspaper quoted Fahad bin Mohammed Al Attiya, Chairman of Qatar National Food Security Programme (QNFSP) as saying.
An estimated 80 percent of Qatar’s total water desalination process would be soon powered by solar energy. The country’s proposed 1,800MW solar project is in the final stage. Once the project becomes operational, Qatar’s water needs would be mainly met through solar energy, Fahad told The Peninsula recently.
Qatar is in a final design stage of putting together the solar plant which will generate 1,800MW power from 2014 onwards and would potentially produce 80 percent of our water needs through harnessing solar power.
Every body that has stock in or is getting money from the site please speak up now....................Everybody else just needs to get some busisness of their own. You don't pay anything to be here you ain't on the payroll so your just a person with a computer and lots of time to do what you do. Damn I have never seen so much bully shit over something that nobody had any investment in. Worse than fucking crack heads
im not against green tea, but it is like that you cant have steak every night cuz you would get sick of it, and green tea has been used so often i skip it all together.it isnt bad,but doesnt seem to have the notes im looking for.
then again nothing ever will, as it just isnt coffee lol
It could have been russia today RT that bought Current. It could have been Press.TV that bought it. My point is! Al Gore Sold out! And this will be the end of Current TV. VS... offering it to some innovative group like how about Guerrilla News Network! Does that make Granny or others happy? What Im talking about is offering it to those in America - USA who have not a left nor a right wing thought process of an evolved journalist approach! Bottom line is its greed! America has sold out to every other country just for some Cash or to pay off debt!
Perhaps Current.com will remain and only Current TV will be gone. I hope so. I have been a member here for almost seven years now, seen good people come and go, and many others remain. I would be sad to see it vanish, trolls and all! :)
and as inapropriate as it may be, the instant poop that resulted, rather than now having every day be a question as to whether or not i will, or just cramp in forever discomfort waiting for it to be ready.
tmi i know.
anyway i would be bummed in that way im losing a thing i liked, but this place long ago turned into shit anyway, so im with you, on the fact that it is free and otherwise irrelivant.not worthy of an emotional reaction.
So let me get this straight.
Al Gore, The extremely rich guy who own Current TV and has been calling for green energy and higher taxes on the rich sells his network to A state owned media outlet in qatar which is one of the biggest oil exporters in the world AND he tries to do the deal before January 1st because he doesn't want to pay the higher taxes that he has been calling for.
Typical hypocritical liberal.
So how does it feel to see the king of progressives sell out for that evil profit?
I wouldn't worry about it though.
I'm sure Al-Jazeera will be just as irrelevant as Current has been.
I have watched Al-Jazeera streaming on Roku for years.
Journalists! Remember them?
News reporting w/o trying to sell products.
Many points of view. They make people mad at/happy with them because they follow the story.
Learn about what the Chinese are doing in Africa and South America.
Learn about innovations that are rocking the world now- in the 21st Century.
Learn who the up and coming world leaders are and why knowing about them is important to you.
Learn about the many changes in climate all over the world.
Learn amd better understand international politics.
Creative and interesting.
And best of all: not "entertainment!"
Just good hard international news by solid good journalists.
(Just because it is new to you does not mean that it is bad. Try it and see what journalism looks like. The USA is saturated in tabloid and sound-bite mentality. Al-Jazeera is refreshing: rather than take themselves seriously, they take reporting the news seriously.)
Granny, curious on what you have learned that the Chinese are doing in Africa or South America? Current can report on all world news without Al-Jazeera! There are many journalist in America who have all kinds of wisdom about all things WORLDLY.. I can tune into Al-jazeera or Russia TV or PressTV to get a unique view but keeping it real by keeping it USA or American by offering it to Americans to run is not that difficult to imagine!
Actually, Americans- and any English speakers of many nationalities- have worked for Al-Jazeera for years. Like I said, they are excellent journalists, some of the best. They are creative and fresh and look at a subject from all directions. Sure, one may have an outlook that is different than anyone else - even you! But isn't that how we all are and isn't it what makes life interesting?
Just because you learn about something new or even just watch something, it does not mean that you have to "believe IN IT" as if it was a religion! Al-Jazeera is the opposite Rupert Murdoch's enterprises or vanilla TV.
I have never understood why some people feel so threatened by something they obviously know nothing about. Why would anyone react with obviously little information about what they are reacting to. It reminds me of the old quote about the worst fear being fear itself. It is a shame to cut ourselves off from the world because of fear of the unfamiliar and unknown. I imagine that it must be like living with your life based on gossip rather than reality. Knowledge is strength.
Lets be clear! Gore sold out. Plain and simple 100million. Time Warner dropped the channel and its clear it was not a smart move. First off, Why sale? Why not give the channel away to some young groups who can have an objective view and or not be owned by KOCH. Bad move and this will have a huge ripple effect throughout current employees. Could have been Russia Today or China or any other country the point is, keeping in the spirit of AMERICA MADE without having outside influence dictate what we need to hear. Wrong thought process in my opinion. Lost my vote of confidence as being a change agent!
what your talking about we already have with ABC, CBS and NBC. This will let folks see how the rest of the world sees us and we will see a lot of shit that mainstream media just won't show. Why pour the water out if ya don't know if its fit to drink or not?? check it out man it may be Ok.
I watch Al-Jazeera all the time; it is the only streaming TV on Roku.
Many viewpoints are explored, news is reported by real journalists, and there is no saturation with advertising. They even have investigative reporting - remember that? It is intelligent TV - not sly or clever, but smart!
Just give it a try with an open mind. Not everything outside the USA is out to get us or some wild plot to do us in - we've got all that right here in the USA to ourselves: assault weapons and the "T" Party!
I say Yay! Neat! Great! Finally! Yes! Welcome Al-Jazeera!
This is going to be good.
I'm not sure that I'm OK with Al-Jazeera buying Current. But maybe we'll get coverage of the things the corporate media doesn't cover. Like Harry Reid going ball-less and not reforming the filibuster. Or the Senate passing the NDAA 98-0 in the middle of the Fiscal Cliff BS.