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Climate Change has given us a serious sign.

Temperatures in the North Pole soared above freezing this week to a balmy 35°F (2°C). To understand how unusual it is for polar temperatures to climb that high, consider Cape Morris Jesup, about 400 miles south of the pole. Located within the Arctic Circle on the northern tip of Greenland, it’s the world’s northernmost weather…

via It’s above freezing at the North Pole — Quartz

Successfully marching with the sun. Cumberbatch’s cannon-ball aimed at any film skeptics.

As development begins to ramp up at Adam Ackland and Benedict Cumberbatch’s production company SunnyMarch, the banner has tapped Leah Clarke as its new head of film. She will be supporting SunnyMarch’s Ackland, who is currently the company’s managing director, across the company’s existing feature projects as well as growing the film slate. Clarke joins…

via Benedict Cumberbatch’s SunnyMarch Banner Taps Leah Clarke as Head of Film (EXCLUSIVE) — Variety

Southern Copper Corp Won a $2.5 Billion Dollar Project in Peru — Livinginperu.com

The Michiquillay copper project will place this mine in the top 20 largest copper mines in the world. Southern Copper Corp was the company declared as the winner of the Michiquillay copper project last Tuesday, said Mining yesterday. This is the first time the Peruvian government auctions the Michiquillay copper project. “According to a statement […]

via Southern Copper Corp Won a $2.5 Billion Dollar Project in Peru — Livinginperu.com

Tax cut threats (Delta Airlines): indicative of the state of mind of leaders with inverted values.

(ATLANTA) — Georgia’s lieutenant governor on Monday threatened to prevent Delta Air Lines from getting a lucrative tax cut after the company ended its discount program with the National Rifle Association. Republican Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, president of the state Senate and a leading candidate to succeed Gov. Nathan Deal, tweeted that he would use…

via Georgia Lt. Governor Threatens to Block Tax Cut for Delta Over NRA Split — TIME

Three cheers for George and Amal Clooney for their assistance in this vital cause. Hopefully, it will become a nation-wide event.

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor George Clooney and his wife, Amal Clooney, are donating $500,000 to students organizing nationwide marches against gun violence, and they say they’ll also attend next month’s planned protests. In a statement released Tuesday, the couple says they’re inspired by the “courage and eloquence” of the survivors-turned-activists from Stoneman Douglas High…

via George And Amal Clooney Donate $500,000 To Student March Against Guns — CBS Boston

This will indeed come back to haunt them. Abandoning common sense and high need is disastrous.

From the Washington Post The Trump administration is poised to ask Congress for deep budget cuts to the Energy Department’s renewable energy and energy efficiency programs, slashing them by 72 percent overall in fiscal 2019, according to draft budget documents obtained by The Washington Post. Many of the sharp cuts would probably be restored by Congress, […]

via Green heads will explode: White House seeks 72 percent cut to clean energy research — Watts Up With That?

When will they ever learn, when will they ever learn?

(MOSCOW) — Russian media are reporting that a gunman opened fire with a hunting rifle on churchgoers leaving a service in the Dagestan region, killing four people and wounding four others. Police then killed the assailant. The shooting took place Sunday evening in Kizlyar, a town of about 50,000 people on the border with Chechnya.…

via 4 Dead in Russia Church Shooting — TIME

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