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Scientists have found a way to save energy and boil water more efficiently Scientific Alert (KW). Now comes the scaling part.
Slow erosion of Amazon’s power Matt Stoller, BIG
We need to sequester carbon, not just stop emitting it MIT Technology Overview
UK issues first red extreme heat warning Observers
Ice is melting:
Global warming began 150 years ago, the strait between Baffin Island and Greenland was freezing, Inuit from both islands were crossing the ice, and there was intermarriage.
Relatives living today still keep in touch, but they can no longer cross the strait on ice.
– angusandersen900 (@AndersenAngus) July 15, 2022
Most of the US population currently lives in areas with high levels of Covid-19 due to the spread of sub-variant BA.5 WSJ. The story is based on the infamous “Community levels“A metric that means disguises are even considered at least two weeks late. Of course, Los Angeles is considering introducing the mask on July 29th, so do it two weeks a month.
Wave BA.5 is what normal COVID looks like Atlantic (DL). Joe, Tony, Rochelle, well done.
A new study suggests shingles and measles vaccines may protect against severe COVID-19. Cleveland.com. Big if true.
The future of the intranasal vaccine: what do we need to know? Times of India. The authors believe that nasal vaccines may not sterilize; BBV154 Still in trials.
‘Too easy to borrow’: Debt haunts youth despite China’s focus on fintech microcredit South China Morning Post
Growth hopes in China rest on troubled local government financing mechanisms FT. About the riots on the coast of Henan:
He continues, “Instead of compensating depositors who, according to government regulations, are entitled to up to 500,000 yuan, officials in Henan province have gone to great lengths to silence them.”
— Michael Pettis (@michaelxpettis) July 17, 2022
China Marine Report No. Figure 22: Logistical Support for the Cross-Strait Invasion: A View from Beijing (PDF) China Institute of Marine Research, US Naval War College
Guangdong releases the world’s first wearable air conditioner What is China Reading?
UK / EU
BREAKING: All hospitals in England have been ordered to take “immediate action” to find extra space for patients so that no ambulance has to wait more than 30 minutes. This must be done despite the additional workload on hospital staff, NHS leaders say. pic.twitter.com/Jb71x4PC3w
— Shaun Lintern (@ShaunLintern) July 15, 2022
Gut the system and then have staff manage the “risk” created by your own actions.
Is Paul Mason’s parliamentary activity a Trojan horse for British intelligence? Gray zone. Unlike Parliamentary Labor and the press?
Ripping BoJo is another new one:
— Ian Fraser (@Ian_Fraser) July 16, 2022
Yet BoJo, with terrifying tenacity, remains at the top of the fat pole.
New not-so-cold war
Russia showed how Shoigu rewards troops for fighting in Ukraine Radio Free Europe
Ukraine peace talks in the cards? Indian highlight. Straws in the wind.
“There is no good historical example” for the war in Ukraine Mirror. On territory: Kissinger: “I never once said that Ukraine should give up any territory. I said that the logical dividing line for a ceasefire is the status quo ante.” What Kissinger said at Davos: “Ideally, the dividing line should be a return to the old status quo.” “Ideally” does quite a lot of work there, which greatest coverage seems to know.
Gazprom stated that there is no Nord Steam 1 turbine. German wave. Maybe President Manchin could call Trudeau?
Speaking of harpoons Andrey Martyanov, Memories of the Future
Tucker Carlson claims a 2020 campaign witness says Biden took “pills” under the supervision of wife Jill before every public appearance and was “like a baby” without medication. Daily mail. Big if it’s true; it would also seem that Hunter comes from his penchant for self-medication, to be honest….
democrats in Deshabil
As president, I will:
– Implement nationwide mask requirements
– Provide access to regular, reliable and free testing
– Accelerate the development of treatments and vaccines
I won’t waste time getting this virus under control.
Joe Biden (@JoeBiden) October 7, 2020
The game has begun Eschaton.
a lack of
Big Brother is watching you
Perestroika and legitimacy
Episode 257: Not Yet Statistics (podcast) Trilbilly Labor Party. Former NGO employees share their sorrows…..
Poll: Many Trump voters in red state say they would be ‘better off’ if their state seceded from the US Yahoo News. Yahoo News / YouGov poll.
Imperial crumbling clock
The West is experiencing a reduction in its power Internationalist 360°
Hidden fees that make your bananas and everything else cost more Pro Publica (Resilc).
How Uber gained access to world leaders, deceived investigators and used violence against its drivers in the fight for world domination International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
On Joe Byrne’s “Class Struggle Unionism” industrial worker
Games People Play: The Revolutionary 1964 Human Relations Model That Changed How We (Mis) Understand Ourselves and Each Other Marginal. Please note that there is good games: Happy to Help, Bus Vacation, They’ll Be Glad They Know Me, House Wise Man.
Antidote of the Day (by using):
Introverts unite! Separately! 😅 See what happened when the shy puppies meeting took place in Sweden pic.twitter.com/TLPp3oxfGT
– Now this (@nowthisnews) July 15, 2022
See yesterday’s links and Antidote du Jour here.