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BREAKING: Jessica Yaniv has just been ordered to pay legal costs to the business owners Yaniv harassed at the Human Rights Tribunal. The estheticians do not have to handle Yaniv's male genitalia now or ever again.
Finally. Some good news.

— Keean Bexte (@TheRealKeean) October 22, 2019

Oct 23, 2019 at 3:06 AM | Unregistered Commenterclipe

"If they had the muck spreading kit, they could put the stink into extinction.
Oct 22, 2019 at 11:18 PM | TinyCO2"

If each tractor pulled a plough, harrow or roller, there would be no need to spray fake blood.

Oct 22, 2019 at 11:33 PM | Unregistered Commentergolf charlie

If they had the muck spreading kit, they could put the stink into extinction.

Oct 22, 2019 at 11:18 PM | Unregistered CommenterTinyCO2

"WATCH farmers roll out HUNDREDS of tractors in German cities protesting new eco-rules
Oct 22, 2019 at 9:24 PM | Mark Hodgson"

That would be a novel way of crushing Extinction Rebellion protests.

Oct 22, 2019 at 11:04 PM | Unregistered Commentergolf charlie

Oct 22, 2019 at 12:36 PM | AK
Oct 22, 2019 at 3:16 PM | TinyCO2

If shellfish did dissolve in raised acidity, many seafood recipes would have to change

Oct 22, 2019 at 10:55 PM | Unregistered Commentergolf charlie

Mark Hodgson:

"The real David Attenborough
He is the most beloved figure in Britain, and, at 93, a global superstar. His films long shied away from discussing humanity’s impact on the planet. Now they are sounding the alarm – but is it too late?"

The most beloved is a stretch, but I'd allow a most beloved.

But the real question: are they suggesting that rather than working on "Life on Earth" in the late '70s, he should have been gluing himself to the pavement?

Oct 22, 2019 at 9:25 PM | Unregistered CommenterRobert Swan

"WATCH farmers roll out HUNDREDS of tractors in German cities protesting new eco-rules"

Oct 22, 2019 at 9:24 PM | Unregistered CommenterMark Hodgson

"Melting glaciers reveal five new islands in the Arctic
Russian navy discovers yet-to-be-named islands previously hidden under glaciers"

"ExxonMobil faces trial over allegations of misleading investors on climate crisis
New York lawsuit alleges company was ‘exposed to far greater risk from climate change than investors were led to believe’"

"UK to use finance meant for green energy to support fracking in Argentina
Documents show government’s plans to use money from £1bn 2017 deal to prioritise support of major oil companies"

"Energy suppliers could face tougher financial checks
Ofgem considers barring fast-growing UK firms from taking on too many customers"

"Extinction Rebellion protests cost Met police £37m so far
Figure more than double that spent each year on trying to reduce violent crime in London"

Oct 22, 2019 at 9:23 PM | Unregistered CommenterMark Hodgson

"Climate: 100% organic farming would boost emissions
By Matt McGrath
Environment correspondent"

"A new study suggests that a switch to 100% organic food production in England and Wales would see an overall increase in greenhouse gas emissions.

While going fully organic would produce fewer direct emissions than conventional farming, researchers say it would limit food production.

As a result more imports would be needed, resulting in up to five times more land being used overseas.

Overall emissions could rise by 21% compared to the conventional approach."

"How liquid air could help keep the lights on
By Roger Harrabin
BBC environment analyst"

"It sounds like magic but it is real - a plan to store cheap night-time wind energy in the form of liquid air.

Here is how: you use the off-peak electricity to compress and cool air in a tank, so it becomes a freezing liquid.

When demand peaks, you warm the liquid back into a gas, and as that expands it drives a turbine to create more electricity.

The technology, created by a backyard inventor, is about to hit the big time.

It has been tried at small scale but now the firm behind it, Highview, has announced that a grid-scale 50MW plant will be built in the north of England on the site of a former conventional power plant."

"Climate change: Cardiff study says ground-water could heat homes"

"Climate change: Widespread drying of European peatlands"

"Exxon accused of misleading investors on climate change"

"Are electric cars as 'green' as you think?"

"It's predicted that by 2030, over 125 million electric vehicles will be owned by people worldwide. But where's the lithium that powers their batteries coming from?

Most of the world's stocks of this lightest of metals are found in brine deep beneath salt flats, high in the Andes.

In Argentina, in Jujuy - the province with the highest percentage of indigenous households in the country - massive projects are under way.

But in a super-dry region, with water the most precious resource, and lithium extraction demanding huge quantities of it, there's anxiety - and outright opposition."

Oct 22, 2019 at 9:16 PM | Unregistered CommenterMark Hodgson

"...the EU’s less-affluent countries, many of which were formerly part of the Soviet Union and still struggle with democracy and market economics"

It's tempting to say that the same could be said of the EU.

Oct 22, 2019 at 5:53 PM | Unregistered CommenterDaveS

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