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Tiniest violin for the CCP leaders who realized Xi is a screw-up a year too late to put together an effective opposition to his bid to become dictator-for-life 🎻
Xi has just a few months to make sure that mounting problems at home and abroad don’t overshadow his greatest achievement yet: securing a precedent-breaking third term as China's leader https://t.co/I0WmOBijx8
Bloomberg Economics @economics
This from has got to be one of the most powerful pieces of data visualization ever made. I can't tell you how many climate change skeptics I've shown it to who have been immediately taken aback and had to rethink things.
One exciting option that might be technologically/economically feasible (but needs to be explored more): Extracting lithium from geothermal brine in the Salton Sea:
Sign this to support diablo canyon: Anti-nuclear groups are worried. We are undoing their years of hard work. They’re coming out in force against Diablo Canyon. Let’s show the world what we’ve built the last six years! We are huge and powerful too. And right. 🤪💪🏼⚛️♥️
Want to fight climate change right now? Sign the petition to join 79 leading scientists who are calling on CA officials to keep the Diablo Canyon power plant open. Fight climate change, keep the lights on, and save consumers billions of dollars! ✊🏼 https://t.co/ET9fp6bVVG https://t.co/zcJz5ijJdt
isabelle 🪐 @isabelleboemeke
The USSR spent decades building up millions of artillery shells, and now Russia is running down those stocks of artillery shells just to level a bunch of suburbs in the former USSR.
NEW: Western intelligence official says Russians are starting to 'run out of ammunition.' 'We have a large range of evidence to suggest munitions are being depleted...inc munitions coming out of deep storage.'
Emma Burrows @EJ_Burrows