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Apple Announces Unimpressive Self Service Repair Program for Some iPhone Models

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 28/04/2022 - 8:50pm in

After a long wait, Apple finally announced a self service repair program. New right to repair laws are still necessary.

‘Unprecedented’ Water Restrictions Ordered in Drought-Ravaged California

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 28/04/2022 - 8:25pm in

Severe drought in California has forced water officials to impose restrictions on outdoor watering in three southern California counties. 

Jaishankar Calls Out Europe’s Selective Concern on Rules-Based Order

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 28/04/2022 - 2:55am in

Indian external affairs minister S. Jaishankar shared views on rules-based order with world diplomats at a conference Tuesday in Delhi.

UN Report: Humanity Must Change The Way it Assesses and Responds to Risk, Else We Face a ‘Spiral of Self Destruction’

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 27/04/2022 - 8:54pm in

The UNDRR presents a drastic rethink of the approach to diaster risk reduction. Alas, current leaders and elites aren't up to the task.

The Ukraine War Clock Is a Time Bomb – It Blows Up On November 8, US Election Day

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 23/04/2022 - 8:40pm in

Yves here. Helmer gives interlocking updates, one of what can be inferred about the state of the war in Ukraine, the other on the prospects for Team Dem come November. Recall that Helmer was part of the Carter Administration, as so has some perspective. A couple of additions: Helmer provides evidence that Ukraine is regrouping […]

Various Covid Updates

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Sat, 23/04/2022 - 8:34pm in

Some Covid news, not encouraging but not yet alarming.

The Energy Transition Has A Major Metals Problem

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Fri, 22/04/2022 - 6:57pm in

Green energy requires significant amounts of metals like lithium, cobalt, nickel, copper and manganese. Current supplies aren't adequate.

Russia’s Campaign in Ukraine and the West’s Response: The End of the Beginning?

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 21/04/2022 - 8:54pm in

Even through the fog of the Ukraine war, it's possible to discern some contours of the future emerging.

DOJ Files Perfunctory Appeal to Revive Travel Mask Mandate

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 21/04/2022 - 7:41pm in

The CDC, which requested the mask mandate appeal, said "an order....remains necessary for the public health."

Climate Collapse & Adaptation

Published by Anonymous (not verified) on Wed, 20/04/2022 - 8:54pm in

Is it possible to adapt to the inevitable like climate collapse? We do it all the time, and everyone living will do it at least once.

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