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'Progress' Is Fatal

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Why did the Paris climate accord omit the words "fossil fuel," "oil" and "coal"? Because the world’s great muck-a-mucks are promising to limit emissions without challenging the beast that creates them.

How Violence in Ukraine Could Lead to Nuclear Disaster

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One big problem with the recent calls for a Western military role in the Ukraine conflict is the Chernobyl reactor, whose core exploded in 1986 and must be watched forever. The old sarcophagus that contains it must be replaced next year and cannot wait out a war.One big problem with the calls for a Western military role in the Ukraine conflict is the Chernobyl reactor. The sarcophagus that holds it must be replaced soon and cannot wait out a war.

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