Archive for May 27th, 2021

May 27th, 2021 - 4:54 pm § in Environment

5/27/2021 Environment headlines (with links to stories)

HOOVER DAM IS BECOMING OBSOLETE The river is running dry, and soon the reservoir will be empty. Read story here CLIMATE-INDUCED WARFARE BEGAN AT LEAST 13,000 YEARS AGO Read that story here NOT AS “GREEN” AS YOU THINK: ELECTRIC CARS HAVE MORE “EMBEDDED CARBON” THAN GAS CARS Read that stor[...]

May 27th, 2021 - 3:22 pm § in Donald Trump, Politics

You won’t believe who Republicans blame for the Capitol riot

A Yahoo News/YouGov poll taken from May 24-26, 2021, found that 73% of Republican voters blame the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection on ““left-wing protesters trying to make Trump look bad,” while only 23% blame Trump. Look. I hate to say this, and I don’t like to stereotype, but these peo[...]

May 27th, 2021 - 2:17 pm § in Business, Environment, Law and Courts

May 26, 2021: Big Oil’s day of reckoning

Yesterday wasn’t a good day for the fossils in suits who run fossil-fuel companies. “Three of the world’s largest oil companies faced a major reckoning” on Wednesday, May 26, 2021, “over their part in climate change,” newsmagazine Vox said in a story here. The gory de[...]

May 27th, 2021 - 1:22 pm § in Law and Courts, Misc.

Crazy passengers, flying fight clubs

Cooped-up people are piling into airline seats, and bringing their fists with them. With planes flying again, cabin incidents are soaring. The FAA said on Monday, May 24, 2021 (here), “Since Jan. 1, 2021, the FAA has received approximately 2,500 reports of unruly behavior by passengers, includ[...]