Tag Archives: environment

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    Cargo Shipping Yard (Photo: Flickr/Ryan Stavely)

    Daily Digest 3/9 – California Port Pileup Leaves Old Records In The Dust, America’s jobless owe thousands of dollars in taxes on their unemployment

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    Tuesday, March 9, 2021, 4:08 PM

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    • California Port Pileup Leaves Old Records In The Dust
    • Airline industry pushes US to standardize health papers
    • Blockbuster report delivers jaw-dropping revelations about potential origin of COVID-19
    • John McAfee charged with fraud over cryptocurrency
    • Retail stock investors don’t need big government interfering: Sen. Toomey
    • Value Is Subjective: Neither Gold Nor Crypto Have “Real Value”
    • Hackers Breach Thousands of Security Cameras, Exposing Tesla, Jails, Hospitals
    • ‘It just sucks’: America’s jobless owe thousands of dollars in taxes on their unemployment

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    Daily Digest 3/8 – Gas prices soaring and could go even higher by spring, Urban Farming Startup Infarm Raises Extra $100 Million to Expand

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    Monday, March 8, 2021, 3:30 PM

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    • Gas prices soaring and could go even higher by spring: Analyst
    • Urban Farming Startup Infarm Raises Extra $100 Million to Expand
    • Electricity needed to mine bitcoin is more than used by ‘entire countries’
    • A Key Issue To Be Resolved Will Be Which Parties Take The Loss
    • BP to tell 25,000 office staff to work from home two days a week
    • Brent cracks $70 for first time since pandemic began after Saudi facilities attacked
    • COVID-19 Relief And Cash Payments Near; CDC Says Vaccinated Can Gather Without Masks
    • Consumers Saved $2.9 Trillion During the Pandemic. Their Money Will Drive the Global Recovery
    • Wyoming to Lift All Pandemic Restrictions on March 16
    • Global heating pushes tropical regions towards limits of human livability
    • Millions Of U.S. Homes Face An Expensive Flooding Threat

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    Daily Digest 3/5 – Good News Friday: Nasa’s Perseverance rover begins its exploration of Mars, Researchers Stop Tissue Loss Disease in Rescued Pillar Coral

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    Friday, March 5, 2021, 7:00 PM

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    • Study Shows Cactus Pear as Drought-Tolerant Crop for Sustainable Fuel and Food
    • Nasa’s Perseverance rover begins its exploration of Mars
    • Hot Springs National Park Turns 100 Today—The Oldest Protected Land in America
    • NJ plumber, family drive 22 hours to help Texas storm victims
    • Pandemic Has Created a Generation of Schoolchildren More Interested in STEM Careers Than Ever, Poll Says
    • World’s oldest known wild bird has another chick at age of 70
    • NASA Scientists Complete 1st Global Survey of Freshwater Fluctuation
    • Researchers Stop Tissue Loss Disease in Rescued Pillar Coral

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    Daily Digest 3/4 – Dogecoin payments to be accepted by this NBA team, Towards $100 Oil

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    Thursday, March 4, 2021, 4:20 PM

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    • Dogecoin payments to be accepted by this NBA team
    • Got Questions About Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 Vaccine? We Have Answers
    • Why the World Is Short of Computer Chips, and Why It Matters
    • New Battery Tech Could Make Solar Energy Storage Even Cheaper
    • U.S. COVID vaccine supply to be boosted by Merck helping make J&J vaccine
    • Towards $100 Oil
    • The Pentagon Successfully Tests Solar Panel In Space
    • Women on the pill are LESS LIKELY to pick up complex emotional expressions
    • Breakup at Brunt

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    Hindenburg Omen

    Daily Digest 3/3 – Stocks & Bonds Hammered As Hindenburg Omen Strikes, The Movie Industry Holds Its Breath As New York Reopens Theaters

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    Wednesday, March 3, 2021, 12:19 PM

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    • The Quality Of Life In The United States Is Going Down The Toilet
    • Reddit chief: I was late to spot GameStop stock mania
    • Stocks & Bonds Hammered As Hindenburg Omen Strikes
    • How Gold & Silver Will Someday Make a Vacation Home Very Affordable
    • The Movie Industry Holds Its Breath As New York Reopens Theaters
    • Texas’ oldest, largest power cooperative files for bankruptcy after $2.1B ERCOT bill for winter storm
    • How The White House Got 2 Pharma Rivals To Work Together On COVID-19 Vaccine
    • How to grow food in a concrete jungle

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    Digital Bitcoin

    Daily Digest 3/1 – 10 signs a greater depression is coming, How Bitcoin’s vast energy use could burst its bubble

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    Monday, March 1, 2021, 8:10 AM

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    • How Bitcoin’s vast energy use could burst its bubble
    • The Real Story of the Covid Catastrophe is Larger Than You Know
    • 10 signs a greater depression is coming
    • It’s Not Just Texas. The Entire Energy Grid Needs An Upgrade For Extreme Weather
    • SEC Suspends Trading in Multiple Issuers Based on Social Media and Trading Activity
    • The Danger Of The Administrative State
    • Coinbase Mafia Shows How Tight a Circle Holds Sway Over Bitcoin
    • Texas Energy Co-Op Files For Bankruptcy After Storm, High Bill
    • Italy’s Debt Soars on Pandemic Aid But Stays Below Estimates

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    Daily Digest 2/23 – Texans Will Pay for Decades as Crisis Tacks Billions Onto Bills, Why our food needs to use less water

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    Tuesday, February 23, 2021, 4:30 PM

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    • Fed Chair Jerome Powell Warns Of Long Road Ahead To Recover Millions Of Lost Jobs
    • Texans Will Pay for Decades as Crisis Tacks Billions Onto Bills
    • Bitcoin Tumbles Below $50,000 as Fear Sweeps Through Crypto
    • As Cities Grapple With Climate Change, Gas Utilities Fight To Stay In Business
    • After Texas Crisis, Biden’s Climate Plan Hangs on Fragile Power Grid
    • Why our food needs to use less water
    • Deadly Texas blackout shows our vulnerability to coming climate extremes

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    Middle Class

    Daily Digest 2/22 – Who Killed The Middle Class?, US coronavirus death toll exceeds 500,000

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    Monday, February 22, 2021, 3:35 PM

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    • Who Killed The Middle Class?
    • Texans Get Relief on IRS Tax Deadline, Foreclosures After Storm
    • The Decline Of The West: American Education Surrenders To “Equity”
    • US coronavirus death toll exceeds 500,000
    • Fed officials agreed medium-term prospects for the economy had improved: minutes
    • Cascend: Data Shows Wind-Power Was Chief Culprit Of Texas Grid Collapse
    • Biden’s Coronavirus Relief Package Has Almost Nothing To Do With The Coronavirus
    • Senator seeks probe of natural gas price spikes during storm

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    Daily Digest 2/17 – Jobless Americans Face Surprise Tax Bills On Unemployment Benefits, ‘Roaring Kitty’ GameStop investor hit with lawsuit

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    Wednesday, February 17, 2021, 1:02 PM

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    • How one Texas storm exposed an energy grid unprepared for climate change
    • Bill Gates: Rich nations should move to ‘100 percent synthetic beef’
    • ‘Roaring Kitty’ GameStop investor hit with lawsuit
    • Jobless Americans Face Surprise Tax Bills On Unemployment Benefits
    • Cryptocurrency Dogecoin Rockets After Elon Musk Tweets: ‘Who Let The Doge Out?’
    • A Harriet Tubman $20? That’s Just the Beginning

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    Bitcoin Hot

    Daily Digest 2/16 – Bitcoin Soars Above $50,000 For First Time Ever, Wall Street Short Sellers: Hated For Centuries

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    Tuesday, February 16, 2021, 1:41 PM

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    • Bitcoin Soars Above $50,000 For First Time Ever
    • Texas Power Retailers to Customers in Face of Freeze: Please, Leave Us
    • The World Will Pay More for Meat as Food Inflation Deepens
    • Virologist On Wuhan Trip: Seafood Market ‘Not The Whole Story’ In Early Outbreak
    • Natural-gas prices soar amid freezing U.S. temperatures, while oil prices settle at a more than one-year high
    • Wall Street Short Sellers: Hated For Centuries
    • USPS increased revenue by 11% in Q1, but the Postmaster General still wants to restructure
    • Millions Are Out Of A Job. Yet Some Employers Wonder: Why Can’t I Find Workers?

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