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ENSO cycle 10% good news for Australia, but 30% chance hell on earth

Summer weather predictions? There’s only 10% chance of La Nina which could rescue us with extra rain. 60% chance neutral, which is more or less ‘normal’ weather, and 30% chance of hell on earth El Nino drying us out even … Continue reading

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Volt is the Federal Europe party

Hi all,I’m glad to note that in this era of Brexit and Trump and alt-right politics promising to put “Make [insert nation] Great Again!”, there are tens of thousands of young people pouring their energy into a broader project. Meet … Continue reading

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Will Facebook and Google get broken up by anti-trust?

Hi all,it seems anti-trust action may be on the way.

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Cheesy United States of Europe rock song

I’m a European Federalist, but this next song nearly undid a decade of dreaming about a united European Federation! 😉 Also, please please please don’t become the USE: just be yourselves. Just become a superpower called Europe! Anyway, that aside, … Continue reading

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MR ROBOT!

Calling all geeks: great review of MR ROBOT (without any significant spoilers). As always, there’s just so much more symbolism in these shows than I catch first time round!

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Radioactive water being dumped in Japan!

Forbes reports that radioactive water is being released in Japan! It’s the end of the oceans! Or maybe not… if you consider that tritium water is only worth 3 bananas per litre. I’d DRINK a litre of this stuff if … Continue reading

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Thorcon: shipyards that can build 20GW of nukes per year, CHEAP!

Lately I’ve been enjoying the EcoModernist Podcast interviews with the founders of ThorCon and Elysium. I’m a fan of Ed Pheil from Elysium industries, as he answered my many questions about his reactor in layman’s terms even I could understand. … Continue reading

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