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About daryan12

Engineer, expertise: Energy, Sustainablity, Computer Aided Engineering, Renewables technology

Chernobyl

HBO’s Chernobyl series has gotten a lot of people talking about that fateful night back in April 1986. While I’ve not seen the series in full yet, I am sufficiently familiar with the accident to know the chain of events. … Continue reading

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When the leeve isn’t dry

Even in the best case scenario, even if warming can be limited to just the 1.5 degrees agreed at Paris, its inevitable that we’re going to see an increased level of flooding. Higher temperatures means sea level rise. And it … Continue reading

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Conservatives say the funniest things

I’ve long been amazed at conservatives ability to wander around in a bubble of self imposed delusion. While ignorance (and a certain level of stupidity) helps, inevitably when confronted by the facts, they are forced to perform feats of mental … Continue reading

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News roundup

Originally posted on daryanblog:
I’ve been off on business for the last few weeks, hence the long silences. So, while I deal with the jet lag, I thought it would be a good idea to give a rundown of events…

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Trump and the truth about taxes

Originally posted on daryanblog:
Some details of Trump’s tax returns leaked recently, which seemed to suggest that he hasn’t paid any taxes for ten years due to the fact he’s lost over a billion dollars over that period. So doesn’t…

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Rural America under threat from capitalism, climate change and the GOP

Rural America, which voted overwhelmingly for Trump, is under attack from all sides. As this article from the Guardian discusses America’s factory farming system has destroyed rural America, turning many into little more than modern day serfs. Trump’s “tax cut” might actually … Continue reading

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A spoiler alert for the EU elections

Originally posted on daryanblog:
The UK’s local election results (in England, Scotland wasn’t voting this time around) have shown a massive swing away from the pro-brexit parties, towards pro-remain parties. Now while it is certainly true that local elections tend…

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