Tag Archives: Energy

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    Daily Digest 9/26 – Bezos Breaks His Climate Pledge, How the Pandemic Will Finally End

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    Saturday, September 26, 2020, 7:04 AM

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    • How Do You Know If You’re Living Through the Death of an Empire?
    • SEC Raises Bar for Shareholder Resolutions
    • Stakeholder Capitalism Gets a Report Card. It’s Not Good.
    • At Pentagon, Fears Grow That Trump Will Pull Military Into Election Unrest
    • ‘There will be an orderly transition’: McConnell dismisses Trump’s refusal to commit to peaceful transfer
    • We Aren’t Nationally Mourning The 200,000 COVID-19 Victims Because If We Did It Would Be A Reckoning
    • Among people of color asked to join Covid-19 vaccine trials, worries about inequities run deep
    • Comparative experimental evidence on compliance with social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic
    • Here’s How the Pandemic Finally Ends
    • Bezos breaks his climate pledge
    • Why dangerous ‘forever chemicals’ are allowed in US drinking water

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    Daily Digest 9/25 – Good News Friday: How ‘Friluftsliv’ Could Help Us This Winter, Vaccine Advances Spark Optimism

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    Friday, September 25, 2020, 6:54 AM

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    • Judge says 2020 census must continue for another month
    • Johnson & Johnson’s Vaccine Advances, Sparking Optimism in Race
    • Coronavirus patient Richard Misior leaves hospital COVID-19 ward after six months
    • France doubles paid paternity leave to 28 days
    • A therapeutic non-self-reactive SARS-CoV-2 antibody protects from lung pathology in a COVID-19 hamster model
    • See It: MTA Workers Build Illegal ‘Man Cave’ In Grand Central Terminal; ‘Few Would Have The Chutzpah’
    • Insight Investment Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2020 winners
    • What is ‘friluftsliv’? How an idea of outdoor living could help us this winter

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    Daily Digest 9/24 – How Int’l Banks Pushed Venezuela To The Brink Of Bankruptcy, J&J Coronavirus Vaccine To Begin Phase 3 Trials

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    Thursday, September 24, 2020, 5:59 AM

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    • How International Banks Pushed Venezuela To The Brink Of Bankruptcy
    • Ex-Louisville police Officer Brett Hankison charged with wanton endangerment in Breonna Taylor case
    • 2 Louisville officers shot amid Breonna Taylor protests
    • China’s US dollar debt defaults climb as coronavirus, US tensions hit firms’ bottom lines
    • The Election That Could Break America
    • Protesters clash with police in Belarus after Lukashenko sworn in again
    • The FBI Has Arrested Two New York Antiquities Dealers for Falsifying Ownership Histories Using Dead Collectors’ Names
    • Johnson & Johnson’s coronavirus vaccine is fourth to begin Phase 3 trials in the United States
    • Operation Warp Speed advisers held investments in COVID vaccine firms, records show
    • Covid-19: What it’s like getting a ‘weak positive’ test result for coronavirus
    • Global Climate Groups Issue Guidance To Finance Giants on Aligning with Paris Agreement Goals

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    Daily Digest 9/23 – U.S. Reached 200,000 Coronavirus Deaths, Why Gold In Your Phone Could Be Funding Drug Gangs

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    Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 6:14 AM

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    • U.S. reaches 200,000 coronavirus deaths
    • FinCEN: Why gold in your phone could be funding drug gangs
    • N.Y.P.D. Officer Is Accused of Spying on Tibetans for China
    • Louisville under state of emergency as city braces for Breonna Taylor decision
    • He fought wildfires while imprisoned. California reported him to Ice for deportation
    • North Carolina Nurses Win Union In Landslide After Bitter Opposition
    • Pentagon used taxpayer money meant for masks and swabs to make jet engine parts and body armor
    • Dr. Malcom Kendrick: More COVID19 news from Sweden
    • The Public-Shaming Pandemic
    • Thanks to anti-COVID efforts, expert says South Africa “didn’t have a flu season this year”
    • ‘Zombie’ storm Paulette regains some strength, adding to weird 2020 weather

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    Daily Digest 9/21 – The Psychology of Inequality and Political Division, COVID-19’s Long Shadow

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    Monday, September 21, 2020, 7:35 AM

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    • Here’s How The Supreme Court Will Function With Eight Justices Leading Up To The Election
    • Buzzfeed: The Fincen Files
    • Keith Payne: The psychology of inequality and political division
    • The Bill For America’s $50 Trillion Gluttony Of Inequality Is Overdue
    • $2.50 a Year in Interest? That’s What $5,000 in Savings Gets
    • 1920: The Crash That Cured Itself
    • Bitcoin & The Tragedy Of Monopolized Fiat Money
    • Strategic Culture: Kennedy’s U.S.-Russia Joint Space Vision Must Be Revived
    • Covid-19’s long shadow: ‘The light at the end of the tunnel just isn’t there’
    • ‘It didn’t have to be this way’: Nurses describe brutal toll of treating coronavirus patients in America
    • Housekeepers Face a Disaster Generations in the Making
    • ProPublica: What the Photos of Wildfires and Smoke Don’t Show You
    • Earth Observatory: Record Flooding In Sudan
    • Opinion: Neonicotinoids pose undocumented threats to food webs

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    Daily Digest 9/19 – What BP Got Wrong About Global Oil Demand, How Long Does COVID Immunity Last?

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    Saturday, September 19, 2020, 7:03 AM

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    • US billionaires’ wealth grew by $845 billion during the first six months of the pandemic
    • Ranked: The World’s Richest Families in 2020
    • Army National Guard major told Congress feds requested heat ray and stockpiled ammunition before clearing DC protest
    • Charles Hugh Smith: This Is Why Inflation Will Rip Everyone’s Face Off
    • Mises Institute: Inflation as a Tool of the Radical Left
    • ‘There’s not a comparable year’: Homicides are up 52% in Chicago amid COVID-19, with majority involving people of color
    • Murders Have Soared While Other Violent Crime Declined, FBI Finds
    • A Progressive Prosecutor Faces Off With Portland’s Aggressive Police
    • Armed Oregon Residents Set Up Roadblocks After Fire Was Ignited Intentionally, Police Say
    • C.D.C. Testing Guidance Was Published Against Scientists’ Objections
    • US reinfection case raises question: how long does Covid immunity last?
    • What BP Got Wrong About Global Oil Demand
    • Why There Are So Many Wildfires in California, but Few in the Southeastern United States
    • New studies confirm weakening of the Gulf Stream circulation (AMOC)
    • UPDATE: Toxic ‘Forever Chemicals’ Likely Contaminate More Than 700 Military Sites

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    Daily Digest 9/18 – Good News Friday: The Rise Of Molds, U.S. Cities Planning ‘Green Recovery’ Post-Pandemic

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    Friday, September 18, 2020, 8:27 AM

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    • Why some US cities are plotting a ‘green recovery’ after the pandemic
    • After final U.S. Congress primary in Delaware, a record-breaking 298 women U.S. House nominees will be on ballots this November
    • A Volunteer Archaeologist Just Discovered the Oldest Example of Religious Graffiti Ever Found in Britain
    • Airline workers have lower rates of COVID-19 than the general population — and airline CEOs say it’s proof that flying is safe
    • The Rise Of Molds
    • NASA Funds Eight New Projects Exploring Connections Between the Environment and COVID-19
    • Mathematicians may have unlocked the secret of how “stone forests” form
    • How to Help Victims of the California Wildfires

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    Daily Digest 9/17 – U.S. Image Plummets Internationally, Mass Migratory Bird Deaths Reported In NM

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    Thursday, September 17, 2020, 7:19 AM

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    • U.S. Image Plummets Internationally as Most Say Country Has Handled Coronavirus Badly
    • Tracking America’s recovery
    • Exclusive: The Billionaire Who Wanted To Die Broke Is Now Officially Broke
    • We mailed 100 letters to test the Postal Service. The verdict: Spotty at best, dismal at worst
    • Military Police Leaders Weighed Deploying ‘Heat Ray’ Against D.C. Protesters
    • Senators Call Google ‘Monopoly Upon Monopoly’ as DOJ Case Nears
    • How the Promise of Normalcy Won the 1920 Election
    • Conservative group used a bunch of teens to evade Twitter and Facebook moderation
    • The Crushing Reality of Zoom School
    • Claims of ‘coronavirus death squads’ as Colombia is rocked by nine massacres in just two weeks
    • U.S. Shale Production Continues To Decline
    • Bird populations in US and Canada down 3bn in 50 years
    • Mass deaths of migratory birds reported in New Mexico
    • British Military Prepares for Climate-Fueled Resource Shortages

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    Daily Digest 9/16 – America’s $25T Debt Explained in one Chart, The Worst Fire Season Ever, Again

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    Wednesday, September 16, 2020, 6:19 AM

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    • Latinos Report Financial Strain As Pandemic Erodes Income And Savings
    • Ice detainees faced medical neglect and hysterectomies, whistleblower alleges
    • America’s $25T Debt Explained in one Chart
    • Israel signs deal establishing formal ties with two Arab states at the White House
    • Coronavirus kills far more Hispanic and Black children than White youths, CDC study finds
    • ‘Rogue’ Chinese Virologist Joins Twitter, Publishes “Smoking Gun” Evidence COVID-19 Created In Lab
    • In South Africa, some students moved in with teachers to keep up with lessons amid coronavirus lockdowns
    • Facebook VP Nick Clegg On New Climate Change Information Hub
    • Fire, fire, everywhere.
    • The worst fire season ever. Again.
    • Trump spurns science on climate: ‘Don’t think science knows’

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    Daily Digest 9/15 – 98 Days in Unemployment Purgatory, 5 Tropical Cyclones Currently In Atlantic

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    Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 10:21 AM

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    • Moore: The Last Thing States, Cities Need Is A Taxpayer Bailout
    • My 98 Days in Unemployment Purgatory
    • U.S. court allows Trump to phase out immigrant humanitarian protections
    • Trump Health Aide Pushes Bizarre Conspiracies and Warns of Armed Revolt
    • The Burning Platform: A Man’s Gotta Know His Limitations
    • QAnon is a Nazi Cult, Rebranded
    • Unusual Features of the SARS-CoV-2 Genome Suggesting Sophisticated Laboratory Modification Rather Than Natural Evolution and Delineation of Its Probable Synthetic Route
    • University of Pittsburgh scientists discover antibody that ‘neutralizes’ virus that causes COVID-19
    • Longtime Climate Science Denier Hired At NOAA
    • A Secret Recording Reveals Oil Executives’ Private Views on Climate Change
    • Photographer Jeff Frost Has Been Chasing California Wildfires for Years. This Season Is the Worst He’s Ever Seen
    • Pumpkin Parch at Kent Farms
    • U.S. has its wettest 12 months on record – again
    • 5 tropical cyclones are in the Atlantic at the same time for only the second time in history

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