Science & Tech http://feed.informer.com/digests/JYH20OVN9I/feeder Science & Tech Respective post owners and feed distributors Mon, 09 Nov 2020 12:58:16 +1100 Feed Informer http://feed.informer.com/ Climate change seen as global emergency by 64 per cent of people https://www.newscientist.com/article/2265764-climate-change-seen-as-global-emergency-by-64-per-cent-of-people/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:631381ee-d0ac-0132-3e79-60b0a0c45fb3 Wed, 27 Jan 2021 16:01:49 +1100 The biggest ever poll of climate change views, canvassing 1.4 million people in 50 countries, has found that 64 per cent of people think the issue is a global emergency Coronavirus Vaccine Safety Warning https://biblescienceforum.com/2021/01/27/coronavirus-vaccine-safety-warning/ Science – Bible Science Forum urn:uuid:4b6c746f-91b8-3bb3-cc17-fef079d1ee50 Wed, 27 Jan 2021 14:35:29 +1100 To watch video click link: DR. JAMES LYONS-WEILER &#124; PA MEDICAL FREEDOM PRESS CONFERENCE Transcript Transcript as found on https://dryburgh.com/james-lyons-weiler-coronavirus-vaccine-safety-warning/ Pennsylvania State Representative Daryl Metcalfe: Our third expert that traveled from not New York or Michigan but right here from the Pittsburgh area here in Pennsylvania, and has been with us before. We appreciate him coming [&#8230;] Sparrows are healthier living in groups with diverse personalities https://www.newscientist.com/article/2265802-sparrows-are-healthier-living-in-groups-with-diverse-personalities/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:90286375-3f9b-2954-848f-a6e9c13f8734 Wed, 27 Jan 2021 11:01:07 +1100 Individual house sparrows show distinct personality types, and they are healthier when they live in groups that reflect a diversity of sparrow personalities Biden Administration Considering Allocating COVID-19 Funds To Climate Programs https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/26/biden-administration-considering-allocating-covid-19-funds-to-climate-programs/ urn:uuid:a591c9ff-9c9a-ed7d-5bc3-410854a97357 Wed, 27 Jan 2021 09:32:31 +1100 https://dailycaller.com/2021/01/25/fema-climate-change-covid-19-funding/ The Biden administration is considering authorizing the Federal Emergency Management Agency to allocate COVID-19 funding for climate change projects, The New York Times reported Monday. The plan would reallocate part of the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA) overall disaster budget to projects designed to preemptively address damage from climate disasters, The Times reported. The agency [&#8230;] Stop the Presses! ‘150 world leaders’ including Jeff Bezos, Ford CEO & Leonardo DiCaprio tell Biden ‘fighting climate means job creation’ https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/26/stop-the-presses-150-world-leaders-including-jeff-bezos-ford-ceo-leonardo-dicaprio-tell-biden-fighting-climate-means-job-creation/ urn:uuid:8f621052-e68a-e6e7-1c69-8d9cf610d582 Wed, 27 Jan 2021 09:30:39 +1100 https://www.cnbc.com/2021/01/25/bezos-benioff-ford-sign-open-letter-to-biden-on-climate-change.html?__source=sharebar&#124;twitter&#38;par=sharebar Executives from Jeff Bezos to Ford Motor Co.’s Bill Ford tell Joe Biden: Fighting climate change means job creation By Cat Clifford More than 150 world leaders, including Amazon boss Jeff Bezos, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and Ford Motor Company executive chairman Bill Ford, signed an open letter to President Joe Biden to pledge [&#8230;] New U.S. Strategy Would Quickly Free Billions in Climate Funds https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/26/new-u-s-strategy-would-quickly-free-billions-in-climate-funds/ urn:uuid:e4e8a03f-0154-fac8-e343-a0d527230224 Wed, 27 Jan 2021 09:05:00 +1100 https://www.bizjournals.com/chicago/news/2021/01/26/new-us-strategy-would-quickly-free-billions-in-c.html The New York Times WASHINGTON — Federal officials, showing how rapidly the Biden administration is overhauling climate policy after years of denial under former President Donald Trump, aim to free up as much as $10 billion at the Federal Emergency Management Agency to protect against climate disasters before they strike. The agency, best known [&#8230;] Biden Sets in Motion Plan to Ban New Oil & Gas Leases on Federal Land – Will also ‘elevate climate change to a national security priority’ https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/26/biden-sets-in-motion-plan-to-ban-new-oil-gas-leases-on-federal-land-will-also-elevate-climate-change-to-a-national-security-priority/ urn:uuid:6e831a5e-162d-f08a-3e1a-46314ffcfac2 Wed, 27 Jan 2021 09:01:25 +1100 https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation-politics/biden-sets-in-motion-plan-to-ban-new-oil-and-gas-drilling-leases-on-federal-land/ By LISA FRIEDMAN The New York Times WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden on Wednesday will direct federal agencies to determine how expansive a ban on new oil and gas drilling leases on federal land should be, part of a suite of executive orders that will effectively launch his agenda to combat climate change, two [&#8230;] Biden following California energy policy of ‘doing everything possible to INCREASE the cost of electricity & fuels’ https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/26/biden-following-california-energy-policy-of-doing-everything-possible-to-increase-the-cost-of-electricity-fuels/ urn:uuid:c0d9ef73-64fc-625c-2600-679d59476670 Wed, 27 Jan 2021 08:43:39 +1100 Biden’s climate plans are energizing national security problems https://www.cfact.org/2021/01/26/bidens-climate-plans-are-energizing-national-security-problems/ By Ronald Stein For the first time in 70 years, through the fracking boom in recent years, the U.S. attained energy independence status meaning we were no longer held hostage to unstable Petro-powers and the vagaries of foreign energy supplies. Under President Trump, America had a [&#8230;] ‘A whole-of-government approach’ – Climate will touch ‘every single piece’ of Biden’s budget https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/26/a-whole-of-government-approach-climate-will-touch-every-single-piece-of-bidens-budget/ urn:uuid:76ecaf72-c28f-4c1e-c4a6-a0e17fe89061 Wed, 27 Jan 2021 08:25:32 +1100 https://www.eenews.net/greenwire/stories/1063723427 By Nick Sobczyk, E&#38;E News reporter President Biden&#8217;s two top climate advisers promised a whole-of-government approach to reducing greenhouse gas emissions and adapting to a warmer planet, with an effort extending beyond the traditional environmental agencies. &#8220;We want every single piece of the federal budget to be looked at,&#8221; Gina McCarthy, the former EPA [&#8230;] Dem Sen Majority Leader Schumer urges Biden ‘to call a climate emergency’ – ‘He can do many, many things under the emergency powers…without legislation’ https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/26/dem-sen-majority-leader-schumer-urges-biden-to-call-a-climate-emergency-he-can-do-many-many-things-under-the-emergency-powers-without-legislation/ urn:uuid:0e63b109-9f2c-e2a9-deea-2e3db0894de3 Wed, 27 Jan 2021 08:14:27 +1100 https://www.eenews.net/stories/1063723529 Schumer urges Biden to declare climate emergency By Adam Aton, E&#38;E News reporter Excerpt: Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said last night he would attempt to pass President Biden&#8217;s climate agenda with a simple majority, and he urged the president to unlock additional powers by declaring climate change a national emergency. &#8230; &#8220;We&#8217;re looking [&#8230;] Both Greenland & Antarctic Ice Sheets Melting from Below Due to Volcanic Activity https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/26/both-greenland-antarctic-ice-sheets-melting-from-below-due-to-volcanic-activity/ urn:uuid:1f35329e-ff04-3f7b-b92e-1034861c9e60 Wed, 27 Jan 2021 07:25:21 +1100 https://www.scienceunderattack.com/blog/2020/1/25/both-greenland-and-antarctic-ice-sheets-melting-from-below-69 Both Greenland and Antarctic Ice Sheets Melting from Below By Physicist Dr. Ralph Alexander Amidst all the hype over melting from above of the Antarctic and Greenland ice sheets due to global warming, little attention has been paid to melting from below due to the earth’s volcanic activity. But the two major ice sheets [&#8230;] Swarm of Pacific eels is largest group of fish seen in the abyss https://www.newscientist.com/article/2265810-swarm-of-pacific-eels-is-largest-group-of-fish-seen-in-the-abyss/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:151988ee-0f69-4c9f-107c-435e9d94fab7 Wed, 27 Jan 2021 06:00:56 +1100 Life is thought to be fairly sparse in the deep ocean, but an underwater probe equipped with bait managed to draw in more than 100 eels 3100 metres down in the Pacific Covid-19 news: UK coronavirus death toll passes 100,000 https://www.newscientist.com/article/2237475-covid-19-news-uk-coronavirus-death-toll-passes-100000/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:89d8787b-a882-4c16-4809-b82ecb5bc3db Wed, 27 Jan 2021 04:23:39 +1100 The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic EU begins to clamp down on vaccine exports as supplies fall short https://www.newscientist.com/article/2265818-eu-begins-to-clamp-down-on-vaccine-exports-as-supplies-fall-short/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:d8f3a1ca-ebf2-a6de-d2f2-e8a5625088cb Wed, 27 Jan 2021 03:42:27 +1100 Vaccine-makers are set to deliver fewer coronavirus vaccine doses to the European Union than expected, leading the bloc to require pharmaceutical firms to notify it before exporting vaccines AI can tell what song you are listening to from your brainwaves https://www.newscientist.com/article/2265811-ai-can-tell-what-song-you-are-listening-to-from-your-brainwaves/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:a2f79c58-1cf5-37ac-6c10-cf24dd271578 Wed, 27 Jan 2021 03:07:49 +1100 Artificial intelligence has learned to identify the song someone is listening to from scans of their brain, with an accuracy of 85 per cent Boys grow at slower rate if they were given antibiotics as newborns https://www.newscientist.com/article/2265720-boys-grow-at-slower-rate-if-they-were-given-antibiotics-as-newborns/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:5c4080b1-7e9d-d711-fb62-7857cf76b0b0 Wed, 27 Jan 2021 03:00:30 +1100 Boys given antibiotics in the first two weeks of life are more likely to gain weight and height at a lower than average rate – but the effect is not seen in girls Biden’s Enviro Plan Could Eliminate Up to One Million American Jobs https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/26/bidens-enviro-plan-could-eliminate-up-to-one-million-american-jobs/ urn:uuid:0563e88f-31a8-8726-1fa9-f1738babb0ed Tue, 26 Jan 2021 23:46:36 +1100 https://lidblog.com/bidens-environmental-plan/ by Andrew West Throughout the 2020 election cycle, eventual President Joe Biden was consistently derided by his opponents regarding his plans to combat climate change and just how many American jobs could be lost should he move forward with them. &#160;Biden reflexively responded with some vagaries about all the “new” jobs that would be created [&#8230;] CRISPR-like tool for RNA editing could temporarily alter your proteins https://www.newscientist.com/article/2265791-crispr-like-tool-for-rna-editing-could-temporarily-alter-your-proteins/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:5ea12f8d-e4d2-6131-e728-6b0a1513d4d0 Tue, 26 Jan 2021 23:24:15 +1100 A method for editing RNA that works similarly to the CRISPR genome-editing tool could be used to temporarily change the way genes are expressed, which could be helpful in treating conditions such as chronic pain UK coronavirus variant deadlier but researchers say no need to panic https://www.newscientist.com/article/2265740-uk-coronavirus-variant-deadlier-but-researchers-say-no-need-to-panic/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:aa3a71ef-3df9-010c-85e7-6439fbfa41c5 Tue, 26 Jan 2021 22:37:55 +1100 It appears the UK's B.1.1.7 coronavirus variant is slightly more deadly and more transmissible than other variants, but improved treatments may limit the risk of death if you are infected Physicist: What Triggered the Ice Ages? The Uncertain Role of CO2 https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/25/physicist-what-triggered-the-ice-ages-the-uncertain-role-of-co2/ urn:uuid:a0301b73-c8bb-353b-3661-1efe9e45fd37 Tue, 26 Jan 2021 09:45:54 +1100 https://www.scienceunderattack.com/blog/2021/1/11/what-triggered-the-ice-ages-the-uncertain-role-of-co2-69 By Physicist Dr. Ralph Alexander About a million years ago, the earth’s ice ages became colder and longer – with a geologically sudden jump from thinner, smaller glaciers that came and went every 41,000 years to thicker, larger ice sheets that persisted for 100,000 years. Although several hypotheses have been put forward to explain [&#8230;] Watch: Greta Thunberg addresses World Economic Forum: ‘The climate & ecological crisis can unfortunately no longer be solved within today’s systems’ https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/25/watch-greta-thunberg-addresses-world-economic-forum-the-climate-ecological-crisis-can-unfortunately-no-longer-be-solved-within-todays-systems/ urn:uuid:abad2064-5005-093f-ad2f-4feb4a5e9605 Tue, 26 Jan 2021 09:26:21 +1100 &#34;We understand that the world is very complex and that change doesn’t happen overnight. But you’ve now had more than three decades of blah blah blah. How many more do you need?&#34; My address to the World Economic Forum today. #wef2021 #DavosAgenda pic.twitter.com/Bhd9HJSHhp &#8212; Greta Thunberg (@GretaThunberg) January 25, 2021 &#39;You can&#39;t negotiate with physics&#39; [&#8230;] New York Times touts book titled: ‘How to Blow Up A Pipeline’ as a ‘new way to think’ – Book argues that ‘strategic acceptance of property destruction & violence has been the only route for revolutionary change’ https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/25/new-york-times-touts-book-titled-how-to-blow-up-a-pipeline-as-a-new-way-to-think-book-argues-that-strategic-acceptance-of-property-destruction-violence-has-been-the-only-route-for-revol/ urn:uuid:13809ae2-fad0-aeeb-fe70-3cbcea82218f Tue, 26 Jan 2021 08:36:06 +1100 https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/22/books/review/scorched-earth-emmanuel-kreike-how-to-prepare-for-climate-change-david-pogue-how-to-blow-up-a-pipeline-andreas-malm.html Three Books Offer New Ways to Think About Environmental Disaster By Tatiana Schlossberg Excerpt:  HOW TO BLOW UP A PIPELINE By Andreas Malm 200 pp. Verso. Paper, $19.95. In September 2019, millions of people around the world participated in nonviolent demonstrations demanding action on climate change. Over and over again, politicians and business leaders have said that [&#8230;] Study’s Model Simulations Show Arctic Sea Ice Reached Lowest Point On Modern Record… In The 1940s, Not Today https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/25/studys-model-simulations-show-arctic-sea-ice-reached-lowest-point-on-modern-record-in-the-1940s-not-today/ urn:uuid:e49a7014-f2fc-6baa-690d-e1495e4fd5fe Tue, 26 Jan 2021 05:11:09 +1100 Apparently Arctic sea ice volume was as low in the 1940s as it has been in the 2000s. And the highest sea ice volume of the last 100 years was about 1979 &#8211; the year the Arctic sea ice record begins. Covid-19 news: Moderna vaccine appears to work against new variants https://www.newscientist.com/article/2237475-covid-19-news-moderna-vaccine-appears-to-work-against-new-variants/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:21df7c69-5856-cfdd-f2fe-a0e6f56ce82e Tue, 26 Jan 2021 04:26:39 +1100 The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic Court Update: ‘The Mann vs Steyn case’ – ‘Motion for Summary Judgment’ – ‘The 8 years since Mann filed suit have only confirmed the essential truth of Steyn’s characterization of Penn State’ https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/25/court-update-the-mann-vs-steyn-case-motion-for-summary-judgment-the-8-years-since-mann-filed-suit-have-only-confirmed-the-essential-truth-of-steyns-characterization-of-penn-sta/ urn:uuid:5a4d9452-267a-67a6-5364-d428864977a5 Tue, 26 Jan 2021 03:32:01 +1100 Flashback June 2020: Mark Steyn: “The Mann vs Steyn case is about to enter its ninth year in the choked septic tank of the District of Columbia (pending name change) “judicial” system.” &#8230; “The process IS the punishment.” The Costs of Mann Delay: or Michael E Mann, Loser (Again) and Deadbeat (for Sure) :: SteynOnline [&#8230;] Quantum hyperchaos could help build better quantum computers https://www.newscientist.com/article/2265707-quantum-hyperchaos-could-help-build-better-quantum-computers/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:4d9964c6-ab2d-fab0-5dbe-011b33335d60 Mon, 25 Jan 2021 23:38:03 +1100 When quantum computers get too complex, they can display hyperchaotic behaviour – like chaos, but more chaotic – and understanding it could help improve computer designs Pfizer Admitted its Vaccine Does NOT Prevent Covid Infection https://biblescienceforum.com/2021/01/25/pfizer-admitted-its-vaccine-does-not-prevent-covid-infection/ vaccines – Bible Science Forum urn:uuid:3e1c85db-bca2-12c5-7417-c8b694c1310f Mon, 25 Jan 2021 19:58:58 +1100 Reposted from ALLIANCE FOR HUMAN RESEARCH PROTECTION January 14, 2021 Below, Meryl Nass, MD explains what is known and what remains unknown about the experimental Covid-19 vaccines. Her post was prompted by the fact that her state of Maine requires its Emergency Medical Teams, who refuse the experimental vaccine, to sign a “Declination Form” that [&#8230;] The Science of Face Masks https://biblescienceforum.com/2021/01/25/the-science-of-face-masks/ Science – Bible Science Forum urn:uuid:e36e40c0-d95f-68fc-3e73-67ec3471a274 Mon, 25 Jan 2021 15:06:39 +1100 There has been a shifting of positions on the use of face masks with the COVID-19 outbreak. Is there sound medical or scientific basis for the recommendations? Is much of it simply virtue signaling? Is there a legitimate rationale to do it to protect the vulnerable? And if so, at what cost to the rest [&#8230;] ‘The data is racist!’ Rhode Island professor denounces ‘science, statistics, and technology’ as ‘inherently racist’ https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/24/the-data-is-racist-rhode-island-professor-denounces-science-statistics-and-technology-as-inherently-racist/ urn:uuid:2a6b4585-b2b6-c4f0-a604-5670f56854b9 Mon, 25 Jan 2021 04:20:34 +1100 Science, statistics, and technology are all inherently racist because they are developed by racists who live in a racist society, whether they identify as racists or not. https://t.co/M36hFwuODA &#8212; Erik Loomis (@ErikLoomis) December 29, 2020 This is why I have so much contempt for those, including many liberals, who &#34;just want the data.&#34; The data [&#8230;] Biden will use bureaucracy to advance green energy boondoggles https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/24/biden-will-use-bureaucracy-to-advance-green-energy-boondoggles/ urn:uuid:b078979e-b5dc-8e01-652e-9522feff700f Mon, 25 Jan 2021 00:55:37 +1100 https://www.cfact.org/2021/01/19/biden-will-use-bureaucracy-to-advance-green-energy-boondoggles/ By Larry Bell Remember Solyndra? In case you’ve forgotten, it was a California solar panel developer that defaulted on a $535 million Obama-Biden administration Department of Energy stimulus loan guarantee that, along with four other bankrupted companies, collectively left U.S. taxpayers on the hook for more than $2.2 billion. According to documents obtained by The [&#8230;] Bjorn Lomborg: ‘Despite breathless climate reporting about ever-increasing fires, US fires burn 5-10x less today’ https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/24/bjorn-lomborg-despite-breathless-climate-reporting-about-ever-increasing-fires-us-fires-burn-5-10x-less-today/ urn:uuid:cbe58582-0091-1744-8325-1c5fb35aac71 Mon, 25 Jan 2021 00:45:13 +1100 https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1353012739736817666.html Despite breathless climate reporting about ever-increasing fires US fires burn 5-10x less today Even with extreme warming, area burned will stay about same across century Climate does increase burned area, but zoning and forest management much more important Refs in thread pic.twitter.com/pPd017JDBD &#8212; Bjorn Lomborg (@BjornLomborg) January 23, 2021 Fire data 1960-2020 from nifc.gov/fireInfo/fireI…, plus [&#8230;] The big tech bias blackout: 19th century monopoly was outlawed & so should 21st century – Stop modern day ‘robber barons’ https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/24/the-big-tech-bias-blackout-19th-century-monopoly-was-outlawed-so-should-21st-century-stop-modern-day-robber-barons/ urn:uuid:959ed356-8335-8e73-e276-e7cc97e0dd76 Mon, 25 Jan 2021 00:41:25 +1100 #BigTech monopolies threaten freedom &#38; it&#39;s more obvious than ever. 19th century #Monopoly was outlawed and so should 21st century &#8211; #JoeBiden should imitate Teddy Roosevelt &#38; stop modern day &#34;robber barons.&#34; See @CFACT https://t.co/hwiXmNDIDz &#8212; Peter Murphy (@PeterMurphy26) January 14, 2021 https://www.cfact.org/2021/01/13/the-big-tech-bias-blackout/ The big tech bias blackout By Peter Murphy The large social media [&#8230;] ‘Crimes against humanity’: Brazil Prez Bolsonaro could face charges in The Hague over Amazon rainforest – But forest reality debunks charges https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/24/crimes-against-humanity-brazil-prez-bolsonaro-could-face-charges-in-the-hague-over-amazon-rainforest/ urn:uuid:b16b062a-09ab-0600-262c-dfb03ed1496b Mon, 25 Jan 2021 00:29:08 +1100 https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jan/23/jair-bolsonaro-could-face-charges-in-the-hague-over-amazon-rainforest Jair Bolsonaro could face charges in the international criminal court (ICC) after being accused of crimes against humanity. Indigenous leaders in Brazil and human rights groups are urging the court to investigate the Brazilian president over his dismantling of environmental policies and violations of indigenous rights, which they say amount to ecocide. William Bourdon, a Paris-based [&#8230;] New tax on number of miles you drive? Incoming Transportation Secretary Buttigieg likes the idea https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/23/new-tax-on-number-of-miles-you-drive-incoming-transportation-secretary-buttigieg-likes-the-idea/ urn:uuid:cf667433-634a-7c5e-9ec9-52ccad391659 Sun, 24 Jan 2021 12:30:13 +1100 https://justthenews.com/government/white-house/incoming-transportation-sec-buttigieg-suggests-taxing-americans-amount-miles Buttigieg endorsed moving to a vehicle miles traveled (VMT) system as a presidential candidate.Image Former Mayor Pete Buttigieg(Photo by STEFANI REYNOLDS/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)By&#160;Nicholas Ballasy Updated: January 23, 2021 &#8211; 12:49pm Article Dig In Incoming Transportation Secretary Pete&#160;Buttigieg has suggested&#160;taxing Americans for the number of miles they drive, a policy he endorsed as a [&#8230;] Geoengineering Watch Global Alert News, January 23, 2021, #285 https://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/geoengineering-watch-global-alert-news-january-23-2021-285/ Geoengineering Watch urn:uuid:dc151180-12ce-caf5-10ac-771d115b102c Sun, 24 Jan 2021 09:20:00 +1100 <a href="https://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/geoengineering-watch-global-alert-news-january-23-2021-285/"><img align="left" hspace="5" width="240" height="240" src="https://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/hhygt.png" class="alignleft tfe wp-post-image" alt="" srcset="https://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/hhygt.png 300w, https://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/hhygt-150x150.png 150w, https://www.geoengineeringwatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/hhygt-200x200.png 200w" sizes="(max-width: 240px) 100vw, 240px" /></a>Dane&#160;Wigington GeoengineeringWatch.org More and more significant side effects are showing up in those that have taken the CV-19 injection. No matter how many red flags are raised, the coordinated push for populations to take the &#8220;warp speed&#8221; program vaccines. All over the world, Increasingly unprecedented weather and temperature fluctuations are wreaking havoc on the environment, National debt at 136% of GDP – Larger than WWII & climbing – Next up Green New Deal & other big spending items – Inflation inevitable? https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/23/national-debt-at-136-of-gdp-larger-than-wwii-climbing-next-up-green-new-deal-other-big-spending-items-inflation-inevitable/ urn:uuid:148a481c-dc7e-54f8-4f90-ef7af264c44a Sun, 24 Jan 2021 00:40:16 +1100 #NationalDebt at $27.5T &#38; 136% of GDP &#8211; larger than WWII; climbing with #GreenNewDeal &#38; other planned #BidenHarris spending. Printing money is inflationary and will soon bite. See @CFACT https://t.co/Ys4tty7BM8 &#8212; Peter Murphy (@PeterMurphy26) January 6, 2021 https://www.cfact.org/2021/01/06/will-inflation-debt-consume-america/ By Peter Murphy &#124;January 6th, 2021 A billion here, a billion there, pretty soon you are talking real money. [&#8230;] 30 studies since March 2020 finding COVID lockdowns had little or no efficacy https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/23/30-studies-since-march-2020-finding-covid-lockdowns-had-little-or-no-efficacy/ urn:uuid:455544f9-61f3-0925-f8e6-19b09eca0855 Sun, 24 Jan 2021 00:31:10 +1100 https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1349478824606502912.html Studies since March 2020. Below are 30 published papers finding that lockdowns had little or no efficacy (despite unconscionable harms) along with a key quote or two from each:  1.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.111… “there is no evidence that more restrictive nonpharmaceutical interventions (“lockdowns”) contributed substantially to bending the curve of new cases in England, France, Germany, Iran, [&#8230;] Claim: ‘COVID-19 has shown what happens when we destroy nature’ – ‘Transformative change is urgently needed’ to avoid new pandemics https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/23/claim-covid-19-has-shown-what-happens-when-we-destroy-nature-transformative-change-is-urgently-needed-to-avoid-new-pandemics/ urn:uuid:eb75bf62-bbf1-1923-ae1b-f79e368cab05 Sun, 24 Jan 2021 00:22:59 +1100 https://news.trust.org/item/20210119081114-l50qc For years, we have ignored the silent crisis of biodiversity loss, but we cannot risk another damaging decade for nature By Marco Lambertini &#124; WWF International COVID-19 is an unprecedented global health crisis. But it has also been a wake-up call to the risks posed by our destructive relationship with the natural world. The 2021 [&#8230;] Pete Buttigieg Puts Gas Tax Hike ‘On the Table’ During Transportation Confirmation Hearing – Also open to ‘vehicle miles traveled’ tax https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/23/pete-buttigieg-puts-gas-tax-hike-on-the-table-during-transportation-confirmation-hearing-also-open-to-vehicle-miles-traveled-tax/ urn:uuid:9bc24051-7bdc-532f-0971-fc934eb628d2 Sat, 23 Jan 2021 23:37:20 +1100 https://www.newstalk.com/news/days-of-climate-change-deniers-fading-due-to-biden-policies-says-expert-1139582 Only two days in office and the Biden administration is already considering breaking President Biden’s campaign promise that “anyone making less than $400,000 a year won’t pay a penny more” in taxes. During his Senate confirmation hearing for Transportation Secretary, Former Mayor Pete Buttigieg told members of the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee that a gas tax increase is [&#8230;] UN expects average person in 2100 to be 450% richer. ‘Climate change’ will theoretically reduce that to 434% richer https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/23/un-expects-average-person-in-2100-to-be-450-richer-climate-change-will-theoretically-reduce-that-to-434-richer/ urn:uuid:cbaa013f-dd87-e0aa-77aa-9bb3a5ed3e58 Sat, 23 Jan 2021 23:23:09 +1100 Scared witless has real impacts Half the world now believe climate change will make humanity go extinct Reality? UN expects average person in 2100 to be 450% richer. Climate will make that 434%. Problem, not end-of-world My new book (free first 25p): https://t.co/E8O3zcHKEe pic.twitter.com/UDtr0KgoKM &#8212; Bjorn Lomborg (@BjornLomborg) January 15, 2021 &#160; Despite breathless climate [&#8230;] Report: Rich nations exaggerated funding to help world’s poorest countries cope with ‘climate change’ https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/23/report-rich-nations-exaggerated-funding-to-help-worlds-poorest-countries-cope-with-climate-change/ urn:uuid:cce493ca-54b3-bcb6-2b8b-c5d312307099 Sat, 23 Jan 2021 23:08:49 +1100 https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/rich-nations-accused-of-inflating-climate-adaptation-finance-figures/ By Isabelle Gerretsen &#124; Rich nations have exaggerated how much funding they provided to help the world’s poorest countries cope with climate change impacts such as flooding and drought, according to analysis by charity Care International. EURACTIV’s media partner, Climate Home News reports. A close reading of 112 projects representing 13% of global adaptation finance in 2013-17 [&#8230;] Report: Rich nations exaggerated how much funding they gave to help world’s poorest countries cope with ‘climate change’ https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/23/report-rich-nations-exaggerated-funding-to-help-worlds-poorest-countries-cope-with-climate-change/ urn:uuid:d4a0562c-1c42-efeb-b0e1-ed75e2c322cf Sat, 23 Jan 2021 23:08:49 +1100 https://www.euractiv.com/section/climate-environment/news/rich-nations-accused-of-inflating-climate-adaptation-finance-figures/ By Isabelle Gerretsen &#124; Rich nations have exaggerated how much funding they provided to help the world’s poorest countries cope with climate change impacts such as flooding and drought, according to analysis by charity Care International. EURACTIV’s media partner, Climate Home News reports. A close reading of 112 projects representing 13% of global adaptation finance in 2013-17 [&#8230;] Climate impact on childhood diet may undermine food security efforts https://www.newscientist.com/article/2265638-climate-impact-on-childhood-diet-may-undermine-food-security-efforts/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:1c72e91d-8b2d-f260-797f-d84ad4cb57e0 Sat, 23 Jan 2021 19:00:49 +1100 Warming temperatures and more variable rainfall are reducing diet diversity among children in many countries – and may even undermine efforts to improve food security Does the coronavirus spread more through the air than on surfaces? https://www.newscientist.com/article/2265690-does-the-coronavirus-spread-more-through-the-air-than-on-surfaces/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:f92a4929-f2a4-db5f-d0bb-46d433033cf3 Sat, 23 Jan 2021 08:34:45 +1100 The debate over whether coronavirus spreads more through surfaces or aerosols is ongoing, but scientists and campaigners are now calling for tighter precautions to limit airborne spread Worried the Green New Deal was too ambitious? Greta says it ‘is very far from being enough’ – ‘It at least gets the discussion going’ https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/22/worried-the-green-new-deal-was-not-big-enough-greta-says-it-is-very-far-from-being-enough-it-at-least-gets-the-discussion-going/ urn:uuid:20b14820-12e6-e6bd-1e8d-e47fe54d965c Sat, 23 Jan 2021 08:14:12 +1100 There is no climate crisis https://t.co/TincQ5BVHQ &#8212; Tom Nelson (@tan123) January 22, 2021 Greta Thunberg: &#8220;How can we expect anything to happen when we aren&#8217;t treating this crisis like a crisis.&#8221; &#8230; &#8220;How can we expect people will want climate action when the general public awareness is so low when it comes to the climate.&#8221; [&#8230;] Biden should help clean up the developing world’s exotic mining tragedy – ‘Environmental degradation & humanity atrocities’ to support wind, solar, and EV batteries https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/22/biden-should-help-clean-up-the-developing-worlds-exotic-mining-tragedy-environmental-degradation-humanity-atrocities-to-support-wind-solar-and-ev-batteries/ urn:uuid:7398af56-c3cc-6474-8499-7b2dc17c5922 Sat, 23 Jan 2021 07:09:24 +1100 https://wattsupwiththat.com/2021/01/10/biden-should-help-clean-up-the-developing-worlds-exotic-mining-tragedy/ The enormous amounts of money being allocated for solar and wind — and the never-ending extensions of the tax credits for them — shows that energy policies in Washington and California continues to support the environmental degradation and humanity atrocities in the foreign countries that are supplying the exotic minerals and metals to support [&#8230;] Covid-19 outbreak in Manaus suggests herd immunity may not be possible https://www.newscientist.com/article/2265696-covid-19-outbreak-in-manaus-suggests-herd-immunity-may-not-be-possible/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:6e96cece-a21c-034c-f274-448a512f5a97 Sat, 23 Jan 2021 06:55:23 +1100 Though 76 per cent of people in Manaus, Brazil have covid-19 antibodies, the virus is spreading quickly – potentially fuelled by a new variant – which may mean herd immunity by infection is not possible Biden Kills Up to 70,000 Jobs on First Day in Office By Canceling Keystone XL Pipeline https://www.climatedepot.com/2021/01/22/biden-kills-up-to-70000-jobs-on-first-day-in-office-by-killing-keystone-xl-pipeline/ urn:uuid:49ce839c-db65-91e5-2a3c-2793260041fc Sat, 23 Jan 2021 06:36:29 +1100 https://www.breitbart.com/economy/2021/01/22/pollak-biden-kills-up-to-70000-jobs-on-first-day-in-office-job/ By JOEL B. POLLAK President Joe Biden’s first day in office may have been historic in more ways than one: he may have set a single-day record for the number of jobs killed by an American president. Biden revoked the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline, as promised. In so doing, he killed some 11,000 direct [&#8230;] Puzzling signal on Saturn’s moon Rhea may finally be explained https://www.newscientist.com/article/2265635-puzzling-signal-on-saturns-moon-rhea-may-finally-be-explained/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:a16d7d24-88e0-f1b5-afb4-6f1e00303298 Sat, 23 Jan 2021 06:00:54 +1100 NASA’s Cassini mission spotted a strange signal coming from Saturn’s second-largest moon Rhea – it may be from hydrazine, a compound often used in rocket fuel Covid-19 news: UK variant may be 30 per cent more deadly https://www.newscientist.com/article/2237475-covid-19-news-uk-variant-may-be-30-per-cent-more-deadly/?utm_campaign=RSS%7CNSNS&utm_source=NSNS&utm_medium=RSS&utm_content=news New Scientist - News urn:uuid:4b050fa4-c143-65ae-b984-ef8c3fe8be42 Sat, 23 Jan 2021 05:06:39 +1100 The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic