Sunday, September 10, 2017


  • (Economist) There are now 400 extreme weather events every year, four times as many as in 1970.

  • And let’s not forget Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a pioneering climate denier.

  • (WPO) The Pacific bluefin population has been depleted by more than 97 percent from its historic high, because of overfishing.

  • (Bloomberg) China is working on a timetable to end production and ban sales  of fossil fuel cars in electric vehicle push.  

  • (Economist) Republicans only want to tax profits earned at home, removing the incentive to stash foreign earnings. Cutting taxes on profits earned abroad would be a pointless giveaway. The government may as well write shareholders a cheque. 

  • (CNN) In other news: 6 in 10 Americans don't have $500 in savings.

  • Facebook (after several denials) says Russians may have bought $100,000 in political ads.

  • (NYT) Russian fingerprints are on thousands of fake Facebook and Twitter accounts that posted anti-Clinton messages

  • For sale/rent a SEX robot which "moans" when its boobs are massaged. If technology is replacing the oldest profession what jobs are next?? 

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