Wednesday, 12 February 2020

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest https://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2020/02/200210.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Virtuoso mourns beloved £150,000 piano smashed by movers - https://www.theguardian.com/music/2020/feb/11/virtuoso-mourns-beloved-150000-piano-smashed-by-movers poor Angela Hewitt…

Gove criticises US and Brazil for climate crisis scepticism - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/feb/11/michael-gove-criticises-us-brazil-climate-crisis-scepticism-cop-26 well done, gove…



Monday, 10 February 2020

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest https://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2020/02/200209.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Fires and floods: maps of Europe predict scale of climate catastrophe - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/feb/10/fires-floods-maps-europe-climate-catastrophe and these are probably optimistic scenarios… #climatecrisis

Government ‘actively looking into’ Scotland-Northern Ireland bridge - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2020/feb/10/boris-johnson-northern-ireland-scotland-bridge-plan-being-actively-looked-into-no-10 I’m sure a united Ireland will be delighted by this free transport infrastructure

An ad showing a woman’s body after birth is still too radical for the Oscars - https://www.theguardian.com/film/2020/feb/10/oscars-banned-ad-womans-body-childbirth-pregnancy-frida-mom ads for guns would doubtless by fine



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Mathematicians Prove Universal Law of Turbulence - https://www.quantamagazine.org/mathematicians-prove-batchelors-law-of-turbulence-20200204/ George Batchelor’s Law, to be precise; when he taught us fluid dynamics many years ago we did get the impression he understood this better than anyone…

Sinn Féin to try to form ruling coalition after Irish election success - https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/feb/09/sinn-fein-to-try-to-form-ruling-coalition-after-irish-election-success never a dull moment these days… #ireland



Saturday, 8 February 2020

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UK unprepared for COP 26 conference, warn climate leaders - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/feb/07/mary-robinson-attacks-unhelpful-uk-over-cop-26-climate-talks oh, great: #brexit UK already trashing our global reputation…

“Johnson’s handling of the launch, at which he failed to set out clear stepping stones to a successful outcome for #COP26 or domestic policies to reduce emissions, had hurt his standing among world leaders on the issue” - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/feb/07/mary-robinson-attacks-unhelpful-uk-over-cop-26-climate-talks global leader, huh?

Why the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (#GDPR) risks turning into a paper tiger - https://www.privateinternetaccess.com/blog/2020/02/why-the-eus-general-data-protection-regulation-gdpr-risks-turning-into-a-paper-tiger/ a big problem if it’s not fixed… #privacy


Wednesday, 5 February 2020

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest https://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2020/02/200203.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Trophy hunting event to auction ‘dream hunt’ with Donald Trump Jr - https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/feb/04/donald-trump-jr-trophy-hunting-auction-nevada-aoe the real “dream hunt” would not be with Donald Trump Jr, but of Donald Trump Jr…



Tuesday, 4 February 2020

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest https://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2020/02/200202.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page

Signed Away: How Exxon’S Exploitative Deal Deprived #Guyana Of Up To Us$55 Billion - https://www.globalwitness.org/zh-cn/campaigns/oil-gas-and-mining/signed-away-exxons-exploitative-deal-deprived-guyana/ @exxonmobil is just evil, pure and simple…

Political journalists boycott No 10 briefing after PM’s aide tried to ban selected reporters - https://www.theguardian.com/politics/live/2020/feb/03/brexit-news-boris--johnson-speech-barnier-cabinet-ministers-claims-uk-does-not-need-trade-deal-with-eu-ahead-of-pms-speech-live-news?page=with:block-5e3832ac8f08e1332473c354#block-5e3832ac8f08e1332473c354 kudos to them for not allowing boris johnson to adopt the trump trick for throwing out critical journalists

Adding Fuel to the Fire: Export Credit Agencies and Fossil Fuel Finance - http://priceofoil.org/2020/01/30/g20-ecas-2020/ - this is just madness #climatecrisis



Sunday, 2 February 2020

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Moody’s Microblog Daily Digest https://moodysmdd.blogspot.com/2020/02/200201.html yesterday’s tweets as a single page


Varadkar urges UK government to tone down ‘nationalist rhetoric’ and brands memo on diplomatic seating arrangements ‘petty’ - https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-leo-varadkar-ireland-boris-johnson-dominic-raab-andrew-neil-bbc-a9313251.html #brexit has turned the UK into a petulant brat; the world must despise us now