Daily Archives: September 5, 2020
Government crackdown on extremist group after “unacceptable” attack on free press Extinction Rebellion could be treated as an organised crime group as part of a major crackdown on its activities that may also include new protections for MPs, judges and the press, the Telegraph can disclose. Whitehall sources said Boris Johnson and Priti Patel have […]
Corn crop destroyed east of Cedar Rapids on 10 August 2020 (Matt Rogers). The August 10, 2020 derecho event caused an estimated 40 million acres of nearly-mature corn crop to be significantly damaged or destroyed, mainly in Iowa, but also in portions of Nebraska, South Dakota, Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Indiana, Ohio, and Missouri. I put […]
Reposted from The Pipeline At this point in the global hysteria — increasingly mixed with petty bureaucratic malevolence — over Covid-19, we have seamlessly passed from tragedy to farce, as a Marxist might say. As far back as April, it was already clear that the international Left was being forced to choose between its twin apocalyptic […]
“I looked at the forecast today (Saturday, 5 Sep 2020) for Denver, CO and noticed an extreme drop in temperature coming up,” says Reader Jack Hydrazine. “On Labor Day, 7 Sep 2020, the high temperature is expected to be 91 degrees F (32.8C). On Tuesday, 8 Sep 2020, the high is expected to be 37 degrees […]
This scheme trumpeted: “Since July 2018 all of the electricity we supply to our customers is 100% green*. Whichever tariff you take from us all of the electricity we provide is certified as being sourced from UK based wind and solar generators.”But now comes the real cost – a loss of many millions of pounds incurred […]
The guards from a cruise ship who shot an emaciated bear in self-defense in late July 2018 on the remote island of Phippsøya in northern Svalbard have had criminal charges against them dropped. It is illegal to kill polar bears in Norway, so the death of the bear automatically triggered a criminal investigation. This case, which made international headlines and sparked outrage at the time, also […]
Hurricane Laura was the latest storm to strengthen fast, but is rapid intensification really becoming more common?
Chris Slocum, Colorado State University Hurricane Laura blew up quickly as it headed for the Louisiana coast, intensifying from a tropical storm to a major hurricane in less than 24 hours. By the time it made it landfall, it was a powerful Category 4 hurricane with 150 mile-per-hour winds. The Atlantic has seen several hurricanes rapidly […]
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