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Nuclear Scientist: HBO’s Chernobyl More Fiction Than Fact

As a nuclear physicist, I can report that HBO’s Chernobyl was sensational fiction inspired by real events, not a factual documentary. Melting faces makes for riveting television but is no more realistic than the zombie cannibalism in the Walking Dead….

Theresa May’s $1.1 Trillion ‘Net Zero Carbon’ Suicide Note

Stubborn, thick, petulant Theresa May has decided what her legacy is going to be: she’s going to poison the wells, salt the earth, and make damn sure that her name lives on through all eternity as the stroppy cow who…

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Moving away from GDP as a measure of success | Letters

As an economist I endorse Dan Button’s article (Stop obsessing about GDP: we should focus on wellbeing, 11 June). The most we can say is that a succession of GDP figures over months should indicate whether the economy is growing…

Scotland’s Costly Carbon Craze Based On Green Sound Bites, Not Sound Policy

[Scottish parliament’s] cross-party environment committee has called for a clearer plan on how the government intends to meet Scotland’s proposed climate target of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2045. ‘Clearer plan’? The SNP-dominated government plus the Greens just make soundbites,…

Is your kid's lemonade stand legal?

Two young girls in Texas who were put out of business for their renegade lemonade stand have been vindicated. A new law passed in Texas this week legalizes children’s lemonade stands across the state. Naturally, Gov. Greg Abbott celebrated signing…