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What could possibly go wrong? Unless it doesn’t work. Scientists propose dumping 7,400 gigatons of 'artificial snow' on Antarctica ...Read More
"The laws purport to only criminalize violence and property damage in service of pipeline safety, but critics say their greater intent appears to be to deter nonviolent civil disobedience by framing it as potentially violent in itself."
Wow - Talk about rallying together for a common cause! “It shows how important ending endless war is if they’re willing to put aside their differences and get together on this project. We are going to challenge the basis of American foreign policy in a way that has not been done in at least the last quarter-century.”
"It’s no coincidence that US military emissions tend to be overlooked in climate change studies. It’s very difficult to get consistent data from the Pentagon and across US government departments. In fact, the United States insisted on an exemption for reporting military emissions in the 1997 Kyoto Protocol. This loophole "Our study shows that action on climate change demands shuttering vast sections of the military machine. There are few activities on Earth as environmentally catastrophic as waging war. Significant reductions to the Pentagon’s budget and shrinking its capacity to wage war would cause a huge drop in demand from the ...Read More
Trying to get the military to limit carbon emissions seems like a Sisyphean task... Thanks to @crocodiletears for surfacing this article in the comment section of this post about the US military's role in pollution: https://relevant.community/relevant/post/5d11e7ba31ff840017691126
From Gilets Jaunes, to yesterday's Vetements *Ne Tirez Pas DON'T SHOOT* shirt, to military chest rigs, fashion is now using its role as a medium for political signaling to explore the possibility of near-term urban warfare, even if just in the space of distant irony or fetishization.
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Where does your plastic go? Global investigation reveals America's dirty secret
Erin McCormick, Jamie Fullerton, Alastair Gee, Charlotte Simmonds, Bennett Murray, Carmela Fonbuena, Leonie Kijewski, Gökçe Saraçoğlutheguardian.com ↗︎
“People don’t know what’s happening to their trash,” said Andrew Spicer, who teaches corporate social responsibility at the University of South Carolina and sits on his state’s recycling advisory board. “They think they’re saving the world. But the international recycling business sees it as a way of making money. There ...Read More
„This is the difference between people like me and Mark Zuckerberg.I live in a world where I presume that I could be a potential adversary to the system.“ on information warfare: ...Read More
Pretty chill “One serviceman was accused by seven former Navy SEAL colleagues of stabbing a defenseless teenage captive to death, purposefully shooting a school-age girl and an old man, and indiscriminately attacking neighborhoods with rockets and machine-gun fire, and would face trial by a military trial if not pardoned. ...Read More
“With more than 360,000 Chinese students enrolled in U.S. institutions, Chinese visitors account for one-third of the foreign undergraduates and graduate students studying in the United States. To put that into scale: That number is about the same as the amount of students from Maryland, the 19th-ranked state by size ...Read More
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The US is sending another warship and more missiles to the Middle East amid Iran tensions
Amanda Macias, Chief Mass Communication Specialist Eric Powell | US Navy, Department of Defense photocnbc.com ↗︎
"Even as the field has united against racist misuses of the past, it has been roiled by debate over whether it has a white supremacy problem of its own."