Climate change will kill national sovereignty as we know it

REUTERS As WE collectively rush into the era of climate change, international relations as we have known them for almost four centuries will change beyond recognition. This change is probably inevitable, and maybe even necessary. But it will also cause new conflicts, and therefore wars and suffering. Since the Peace …

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Publix commits to R290 for small plug-in cabinets

The Florida-based chain uses R290 crates all over storefronts and in pet food aisles. U.S. retailer Publix Supermarkets, which operates 1,284 stores in seven southeastern states, has committed to using propane refrigerant (R290) in all of its small stand-alone cabinets in new stores as well as in store replacement units. …

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Lithosphere Blockchain Partners With Central Bank Of Brazil To Launch Real Digital CBDC Trial, Launches Lithosphere (LITHO) IEO

SEATTLE, November 3, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Brazil is the latest country to consider digital currency as legal tender. The Lithosphere cryptocurrency platform developed by KaJ Laboratories, a Seattle blockchain company, has started discussions with the Central Bank of Brazil to associate on the country‘s true digital deployment. LITHO …

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How can we share our divided world

Human ingenuity has created an integrated global economy, weapons of mass destruction and threats to the biosphere on which we rely. Yet human nature remains that of an instinctively tribal primate. This contradiction becomes more prominent than before, as the interdependence deepens and the rivalry between the superpowers intensifies. This …

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The reopening begins in a positive atmosphere

Suvarnabhumi Airport comes to life on Monday as the first tourists begin to arrive, marking Thailand’s reopening to foreign visitors. (Photo: Wichan Charoenkiatpakul) A positive atmosphere reigned on Monday as Thailand began welcoming vaccinated tourists arriving by air from 63 countries and all deemed to be at low risk of …

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Ancient Groundwater – Our Time Press

Why the water you drink can be thousands of years old As surface water recedes in the western United States, people are drilling deeper wells and tapping into older groundwater that can take thousands of years to replenish naturally. Marissa gruneAlain seltzerKevin M. BefusSome of North America’s groundwater is so …

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