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Credit Line

Ann Pettifor explains: …after the Second World War, the finance sector recruited (directly or indirectly) economists, journalists and politicians to reverse Keynes’s monetary theories and policies….. [Thank the London School of Economics for much of the defamation of Keynes from … Continue reading

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Desalination, long term solution to Drought

https://www.worldatlas.com/articles/countries-who-rely-on-desalination.html From the above map we learn Saudi Arabia has the most desalination plants in the world: “eight plants using the reverse osmosis technology and 12 using the multi-stage distillation process. The country has the largest floating desalination plant in … Continue reading

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Wobbly polar vortex threat

How a wobbly polar vortex brings cold weather “Judah Cohen, a climatologist at MIT and the director of seasonal forecasting at Atmospheric and Environmental Research, told Newsweek that, as average global temperatures rise, winter temperatures are increasing at a slower rate than … Continue reading

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Wines and Spirits Industries: the realities of climate change

Around the world people are taking on the challenges of climate change. If they are to continue in their historic industries they must experiment but time is not on their side. Cooperation and sharing knowledge globally is a necessity to … Continue reading

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Fight the cause of the refugee crisis

Use satellite imagery and track the problems and build solutions: https://www.planet.com/

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“The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself”

“The nation that destroys its soil destroys itself,” Franklin D. Roosevelt wrote in 1937 following catastrophic dust storms and flooding in the United States. He was right. Soil deserves respect. A medium for plant growth, a source of nutrients, a … Continue reading

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Fruit and nut yields threatened by warmer winters

As winters warm in some well know fruit growing regions of the world, crop yield can be severely reduced, even wiped out. See: https://climatechange.lta.org/winter-chill/ In the US state of Georgia, famous for its peaches, 85% of the 2018 crop was … Continue reading

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Wheat production impacted by warmer winters

The United States Department of Agriculture has advised farmers that plant hardiness zones must shift 100 miles north. They expect this shift will become 300 miles by 2050. The areas which are left behind will become unable to grow wheat … Continue reading

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Redirecting floodwater into aquifer

For some years now the pattern of drought followed by flooding is experienced in many countries. Serious reduction in water levels in aquifers causes drinking water shortages. It is therefore necessary to build a system which directs flood waters into … Continue reading

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Oil Plunder

Virunga National Park, home, to the last mountain gorillas and people of the Congo, has been placed in a deal to auction off the precious territory to countries like the US and UK so they can drill for oil! https://www.japantimes.co.jp/news/2022/07/25/world/congo-auction-land-oil-companiesContinue reading

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