As many as 22 new coal plants—one of the dirtiest power sources—will arise at 17 sites across Japan, just as the world must slash emissions to fight warming.
Alec LuhnJapan, where 1,000 people died in a heatwave linked to climate change in 2018, is building up to 22 new coal power plants (that aren't that much cheaper). After Fukushima 4/5 of energy there already comes from fossil fuels
We must worry about the future of Iran if Flight PS752 represents the human capital Iran is losing.
Alec LuhnAmong 176 killed on Ukrainian airliner over Iran were 28 PhD & 25 master's students/graduates, 6 doctors, 3 professors, 3 dentists & 1 veterinarian. Their loss is tragic, as is the situation that forces so many talented people to leave [email protected]
In her first public appearance since being deported by U.S. authorities who had jailed her for being a Russian agent, Maria Butina was on Monday offered a job by Moscow to defend Russians imprisoned abroad.
Alec LuhnMoscow's going the Lugovoi route with Butina, offering her jobs with the presidential human rights council & parliament
New satellite images from from the secret base of Russia’s Main Directorate for Deep Sea Research on the coast of the Kola Peninsula show that two pens with beluga whales are tied up with extra mooring ropes to hinder the animals to escape.
Analyses of the radionuclides in the fallout over Severodvinsk show several isotopes that would not have been present if was a simple RTG in the explosion.
Alec LuhnNorwegian state expert says Russia's admission that barium, strontium & lanthanum istotopes were released by the Arkhangelsk accident shows a nuclear reactor blew up, not an "isotope fuel source" for a missile/rocket engine, as Moscow claimed @BarentsNews
Alec LuhnThe radioactive Severodvinsk missile engine explosion gets worse & worse. Now it's not just 2 who died but 5 employees of state nuclear concern Rosatom. They were testing an "isotope source of power". A nuclear waste cleanup ship has reportedly showed up
В Сибири и на Дальнем Востоке горят почти два миллиона гектаров леса. В Красноярском крае общая площадь пожаров составляет 846 тысяч гектаров, в Иркутской области она за сутки выросла на треть и превысила 458 тысяч гектаров. В Якутии горят больше...
Alec Luhn~2m hectares (7700 sq miles) of forest is burning in Siberia. The authorities aren't putting fires out until they threaten towns: "We need to save money," Krasnoyarsk head says. Air pollution has reached dangerous levels in Novosibirsk, Tomsk & Chelyabinsk meduza.io/feature/2019/0…pic.twitter.com/djstAEHMhV
Об этом высокопоставленные военные говорили на похоронах моряков в Санкт-Петербурге<br />
Alec LuhnYikes. Officer at the funeral of 14 sailors killed in the fire on Russian nuclear submarine Monday says "they saved the ship & prevented a catastrophe of a global scale." Russia didn't even admit there was a reactor on board until Thursday. @OpenMedia_io
Минобороны сообщило, что при пожаре на глубоководном аппарате погибли 14 российских подводников. ЧП произошло на спускаемом аппарате подлодки «Лошарик», сообщил источник. Главное о случившемся — в материале РБК
Alec Luhn14 sailors have died in a fire on board a Russian AS-12, the smallest nuclear sub in the world & also one of the deepest diving. They were "studying the bottom of the world ocean" somewhere in Russian waters, the defence ministry has said rbc.ru/society/02/07/…pic.twitter.com/oS15gFjoMd
Официальный журнал Минобороны «Армейский сборник» опубликовал статью о существовании у российских военных методик боевой парапсихологии, с помощью которых можно проникать в мысли противника и взламывать компьютерные программы
Alec LuhnRussian soldiers can telepathically crash computers & disrupt communications thru "combat parapsychology" learned from dolphins, defence ministry journal says. They were able to "read a document in a safe even if it was in a foreign language we don't know"