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The Green Lantern Theory of the Presidency, explained - Vox

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#PresidentialAuthority, #GreenLanternTheory, #LimitsOfPower
Most Reckless Fed Ever: “Real” Federal Funds Rate Now the Most Negative Ever | Wolf Street

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#FederalFundsRate, #NegativeYield, #CPIInflation
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Tragedy like the #LyttonFire is the very reason why we should talk about the impacts of #climatechange on these events and on #wildfires in Canada. A thread. 1/
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Obviously, #wildfires are strongly linked to #weather/#climate parameters. The warmer, the windier, the drier is the weather, the more fire ignition probabilities and spread
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#temperatures are increasing fast around the globe but way faster in Canada. 1.7C since 1948. Warming in especially important in the west, notably in spring and summer time
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#Indonesia #Jakarta #NaturalDisaster #STATISTICS

In the first three weeks of 2021 alone, the Indonesian National Board for Disaster Management Agency (@BNPB_Indonesia or just BNPB) said there had been a shocking 171 natural disasters in Indonesia.
"Most are in the form of floods, hurricanes and landslides," Professor Wiku Adisasmito from BNPB, who is also the national COVID-19 task force spokesperson, said in a press conference this week.
Indonesia reported 297 disasters in the month of January last year, including floods in the metropolitan area of Jakarta and landslides in West Java. But the disasters this year have been more deadly, with 160 individuals dying so far in January 2021,
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“Please move. It’s too scary.”

⁃ Request of a relative in response to a post of mine abt the #wildfire 🔥 situation in CA.

🧵 Here is a thread about why this is a terrible take. (1/)

#naturaldisaster #climatechange
First, is it just my fam who should move away from a scary #wildfire-prone area or everyone else on the entire inflamed US West Coast? Or what abt ppl who live near any of the other 100s of MILLIONS of hectares that burn around the globe annually? (2/) earthobservatory.nasa.gov/global-maps/MO…
And where do all of us on this planet who are afflicted by #wildfire move? Someplace w/ hurricanes? Derechos? Floods? Earthquakes? Volcanoes? Extreme heat? Sea level rise? (3/)
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Great wrap from @MelissaSweetDr of movement for #ClimateAction on many spheres, in absence of national l'ship. Story includes clips from #ClimateFairness forum that I covered for @VCOSS on Monday - RTing some interesting interviews in this thread croakey.org/globally-natio…
@MelissaSweetDr @VCOSS "Do you need more action from govt: fed, state & local?" "Yes, yes & yes." Jo Brown from @SGGPCP on efforts to integrate climate change action in regional communities by & for local services #ClimateFairness @vcoss @DELWP_Vic pscp.tv/w/1ZkKzApYONRxv
@MelissaSweetDr @VCOSS @SGGPCP @DELWP_Vic Dr Matthew Soeberg from @SustainVic on the #HealthyHomes trial in Victoria - RCT on health benefits of energy efficiency retrofits for low income households - first ever such trial in Australia pscp.tv/mariemcinerney… #ClimateFairness @VCOSS @DELWP_Vic
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