Thursday 22nd of August 2019

a sunday picnic launched on saturday...

Spektr

One of the most significant Russian space science missions in the post-Soviet era has launched from Baikonur.

The Spektr-RG telescope is a joint venture with Germany that will map X-rays across the entire sky in unprecedented detail.

stop substandard buildings from going up... or down...

shoddy...

Harry Triguboff's Meriton wants immediate reforms to the construction industry in NSW to stop substandard buildings from going up, as a growing number of experts argue the government should issue low-interest loans to apartment owners battling defects.

not informing the public that we are already in a climate crisis...

roulette

Honeré is also tracking a dangerous situation at Mosaic’s Uncle Sam fertilizer plant in St. James Parish, which is located next to the site where the Wanhua plant will be built if approved. Last month Mosaic met to discuss efforts to prevent a potential environmental catastrophe in the heart of Cancer Alley: a collapse of a nearly 200-foot-tall wall of mineral waste and the subsequent release of acidic wastewater into nearby waterways and wetlands. 

china, russia, iran, iraq, vietnam, anywhere, venezuela, cuba, etc...

how good...

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has made a historic visit to the US aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan, in a show of friendship with the United States, as China sends a warship to the vicinity of joint military exercises off the Australian coast.

bourgeois latte...

latte

I am impressed by people who can sleep at night with a clean conscience. It’s impressive. The bourgeois have acquired a magical peace of mind that is unequalled in history, though they can be annoyed at what is now called political correctitude (PC), which demands an overboard amount of compassion and a diminishment of their comforts due to draconian socialistic laws that prevent us from vilifying gays and their rights, people of various colours and the lazy poor bastards who cannot get a break due to their bad choice of lifestyle. 

expect conditions currently not seen in any major cities in the world...

SYDNEY

Global heating: London to have climate similar to Barcelona by 2050

Nearly 80% of cities to undergo dramatic and potentially disastrous changes, study finds

the superbugs of the sea birds on the sea shore are more dangerous than warships in sydney...

seagulls

Seagulls all over Australia are carrying superbugs resistant to antibiotics, scientists say. 

all around rising national emissions...

greenbacks

Australia’s emissions are again the highest on record, driven this time by an increase in emissions from the electricity sector, which rose to their highest levels in two years, according to new figures.

Fugitive emissions from Australia’s LNG industry also continue to fuel rising national emissions.

paying them to destroy the environment...

basin

Australian taxpayers have given a huge corporation more than $40 million, enabling it to expand irrigation in the Murray-Darling Basin under an environmental scheme that has been labelled a national disgrace. 

shooting the marathon man..

messenger

Trump administration officials were enthusiastic when Ecuador decided to expel Julian Assange from its embassy in London, where he had received sanctuary for nearly seven years. British authorities promptly jailed him for jumping bail on sexual assault charges in Sweden, and U.S. officials began plans to have Assange extradited to face espionage charges in this country. He just turned 48 in prison on July 3.

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