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OldTimeFoolish posted to the Renewable Energy board. 11:34 AM

Ghana recycling efforts

Here is a great effort by the country of Ghana towards controlling plastic waste: Drains, illegal dumps and beaches are choked with discarded bottles and plastic packaging, but waste pickers are making an impact. A new multistakeholder pilot aims [more]

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OldTimeFoolish posted to the Renewable Energy board. 11:19 AM

McKinsey & Co report on plastics recycling

One factor that will drive more recycling is the rising costs of the raw material, petroleum, needed to make plastics. As has happened with aluminum, glass and paper as the cost of the initial materials go up the more economical it becomes to [more]

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OldTimeFoolish posted to the Free For All Economics board. 11:00 AM

How Russia is profiting from Putins War

As Europe looks to break the Russian Black Sea blockade of Ukrainian grain Russia is profiting from the higher grain prices: Russia Is Winning From the Global Food Crisis It Helped Create
While Ukraine’s ports are blocked, Russia is
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OldTimeFoolish replied to the Free For All Economics board. 10:46 AM

Re: Drudge Report Right Biased

Kind of sad, but worth wasting you time on?

I'm not sure who but someone once said that "Debate sharpens the mind." Of course it would help if the person you are debating used trusted sources and verifiable facts instead [more]

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OldTimeFoolish replied to the Free For All Economics board. 10:35 AM

Re: Drudge Report Right Biased

Methinks you'll find whether they're "opinion" or "fact" depends on who you're listening to.

The Sun is hot=fact, the moon is not made of cheese=fact, jumping out of a plane at 5,000 ft without a [more]

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OldTimeFoolish posted to the Disney board. 9:58 AM

Disney+ Obi Wan Series to start Fri.

The new Disney+ Obi Wan Series starts this Friday and will have a two episode premier.

Looking forward to this series as so far they have all been really good.

May the Force be with you,

Walt

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OldTimeFoolish replied to the Free For All Economics board. 10:32 AM

Re: Drudge Report Right Biased

It is even more silly to assume that either side agrees which side is real and which side is fiction.

It's easy as one side is based on verifiable facts and the other is based on Fox News blather and The Big Lie. [more]

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OldTimeFoolish posted to the Renewable Energy board. 10:25 AM

Pollution Effects the Poorest the Most

I think everyone can agree that burning fossil fuels causes air pollution and this report shows that air pollution from all sources effects the poorest people the most:

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OldTimeFoolish posted to the Renewable Energy board. 10:16 AM

Renewable energy cost at record lows.

At a time when oil and gas are trading at record high prices the cost of renewable energy is at record lows. From the World Economic Forum:

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OldTimeFoolish replied to the Free For All Economics board. 9:50 AM

Re: Drudge Report Right Biased

The same could be said for those who only drink CNN or MSNBC Kool-aid.

And what can be said about the person that also watches ABC, CBS, NBC, BBC, CNBC, Bloomberg and reads the Washington Post, New York Times, Wall Street Journal and [more]

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OldTimeFoolish posted to the Free For All Economics board. 10:46 AM

Drudge Report Right Biased

From the Media Bias website: These media sources are slightly to moderately conservative in bias. They often publish factual information that utilizes loaded words (wording that attempts to influence an audience by using appeal to emotion or [more]

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OldTimeFoolish replied to the Renewable Energy board. 10:08 AM

Re: Energy poverty

DB2,

Your first study was done in 2018 when oil was cheap and heading into a negative price per barrel. A barrel of oil and the cost of natural gas are at historic highs so what would a more current study show?

The second article [more]

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OldTimeFoolish posted to the Free For All Economics board. 9:36 AM

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Wage Growth

It is really a case of duh but what did people expect when along with a War, Covid, and Supply Chain problems, you have large wage increases?;

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OldTimeFoolish posted to the Disney board. 10:54 AM

Should You be Buying Disney?

From The Street.Com, the reasons why you should be buying Disney shares now: https://www.thestreet.com/streaming/dis/disney-stock-should-... [more]

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OldTimeFoolish posted to the Renewable Energy board. 9:55 AM

How about "Carbon Capture" Beer!

Finally, a use for Carbon Capture tech that I can really relate to: CHARLTON (CBS) – Each time you crack a beer, you probably aren't thinking about climate change or saving the planet. The Tree House Brewing Company is doing just [more]

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OldTimeFoolish replied to the Free For All Economics board. 7:49 AM

Re: BATTLE OF THE FOX HOSTS VIEWERS MON MAY 16 2

The Drudge Report has turned in to a garbage dispenser and I have neither the time nor inclination to try to sort thru the detritus to try to find any verfied truthful facts.

When this site started it WAS an unbiased source of news but has [more]

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OldTimeFoolish replied to the Renewable Energy board. 2:01 PM

Re: India coal needs

Even with a theoretical net zero human emissions there would still be natural CO2 additions to the atmosphere from volcanoes, forest fires started by lightning, and plant respiration activities. The trick is to make the human caused emissions low [more]

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OldTimeFoolish replied to the Renewable Energy board. 11:45 AM

Re: India coal needs

Even cavemen had a carbon footprint once they started to use fire. The key is to greatly reduce the overall CO2 emissions to reach an equilibrium. No one wants to return to the days of the Cro-Magnum but to eliminate the release where you [more]

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OldTimeFoolish replied to the Free For All Economics board. 11:29 AM

Re: BATTLE OF THE FOX HOSTS VIEWERS MON MAY 16 2022

Personally I try to tune into GUTFELD whenever I can.

Watching anything on Fox Noise should come with a warning "Watching This Channel Will Cause Brain Damage".

I would not watch even a commercial on Fox [more]

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OldTimeFoolish replied to the Free For All Economics board. 11:19 AM

Re: CABLE NEWS RACE TUES, MAY 10, 2022

I noticed A LOT of REPUBLICAN Cities on that list. Here in New Hampshire, where we have a REPUBLICAN Governor and REPUBLICAN controlled legislature, we had 9 different killings over the weekend.

I guess it might be the democrats' fault [more]

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