The Daily Populous

Friday October 28th, 2022 morning edition

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A little lower is possible, with much more concerted action; a little higher, too, with slower action and bad climate luck.

We know a lot more now about how much warming to expect, which makes it more possible to engineer a response.

That response still begins with cutting emissions, but it is no longer reasonable to believe that it can end there.

“If you had told me five years ago that that would be the case, I would’ve thought, wow, that’s a miracle.”.

Liebreich has taken to speculating about a “renewable singularity,” beyond which the future of energy is utterly transformed. »

Marjorie Taylor Greene says a GOP-led House will investigate companies that stopped donating to Republicans after the Capitol riot

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Marjorie Taylor Greene said a GOP-led House would probe firms that stopped donating to Republicans.

Georgia Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene said on Wednesday that if the GOP wins a majority in Congress, it will investigate companies that stopped donating to them after the Capitol riot.

All the lobbyists, all the big corporations stopped donating to a whole bunch of my Republican colleagues that they used to donate to," Greene said. »

The Callisto Protocol Banned In Japan Over Violence, Devs Refuse To Censor

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The Callisto Protocol has been banned in Japan due to concerns regarding violence, as developer Striking Distance Studios refuses to censor the game.

The rating board in Japan, CERO, has banned The Callisto Protocol from release in the country over excessive violence.

In light of these developments, the studio is offering refunds to those who have already pre-ordered The Callisto Protocol. »

Putin blasts West, says world faces most dangerous decade since WW2

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LONDON, Oct 27 (Reuters) - President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday that the world faced the most dangerous decade since World War Two as Western elites scrambled to prevent the inevitable crumbling of the global dominance of the United States and its allies.

"We are standing at a historical frontier: Ahead is probably the most dangerous, unpredictable and, at the same time, important decade since the end of World War Two.".

Ultimately, Putin said, the West would have to talk to Russia and other major powers about the future of the world. »

Putin — who has jailed critics and rivals — took a nonsensical detour in his major foreign policy speech to rail against 'cancel culture'

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On the home front, Putin has jailed journalists and opposition figures who challenge his authority.

A major foreign policy speech by Russian President Vladimir Putin took a nosedive on Thursday as he went on a nonsensical tangent about "cancel culture" by Western countries.

This is not the first time Putin has railed against cancel culture throughout his eight-month-long unprovoked invasion of Ukraine. »