Tuesday, September 15, 2020


  • In August, a study showed that Greenland lost a record amount of ice during an extra-warm 2019, with the melt massive enough to cover California in more than 4 feet of water. 


  • Shipping orders of corn and soybean out of the US

  •  Scientific American has never endorsed a presidential candidate in our 175-year history—until now…


  • Two of BP’s latest scenarios predict 
    that crude demand will fall by half or more over the next 30 years.
  • (I am prognosticating crude demand to fall  by 80% and more over the next 30 years) 


  • Oregon GOP state senator Fred Girod was one of 11 Republicans who made headlines when they walked out of the senate – some even leaving the state – so that a quorum could not be achieved for a climate change bill. Now the wildfires have claimed his home


  • WSJ: says the FTC is prepping a  possible  antitrust suit against Facebook


  • Japans exports fell 14.8% YoY in August

  • Bloomberg: Out west of Sydney it gets hot. Really hot. Like 50 degrees Celsius (122 Fahrenheit) hot. Stand in a car park and the radiant heat from the tarmac can push the mercury to 80C—approaching the temperature of a slow cooker. 
  • It’s these new suburbs that the government is banking on to accommodate almost half of the 1.8 million people ..

  • The chart showing German exports to China would indicate a German need to be agreeable with China.


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