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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 2:48 AM

Re: Energy News From Japan

The Japanese government recently approved an energy plan that includes nuclear power.

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... April 11, the Japanese cabinet approved a new energy plan that designates coal as an important long-term energy source, [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:37 PM

Re: Eastern Ukraine Situation

Ukraine will be annexed by Russia 'for the good of the people'.

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I would not bet on all of Ukraine being annexed. The only part in play is Eastern Ukraine.

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:35 PM

Re: Eastern Ukraine Situation

I don't have a dog in the fight, but it seems that at this point, the pro-Russian Eastern Ukrainians have an easy opportunity to move to Russia by just going South into Crimea, where the weather is warmer and Russia is now committed to pour money [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:23 PM

Re: Still stirring up trouble in Ukraine

As was offered on this board weeks ago, the Ukrainians should have taken a page from the book the Czechs used and let the people vote.

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Ukraine is not the same as Czechoslovakia. The Czechs and Slovaks did not have [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 4:17 PM

Re: Still stirring up trouble in Ukraine

Let the Ukrainians have their referendums and enjoy their supposed right to self-determination.

That is the only sure route to peace, prosperity, and happy investing times.

Ed.

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If the vote is [more]

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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 2:07 AM

Re: Burning Coal Still Popular

If the Keystone XL pipeline gets built, maybe that would free up enough capacity on the BNSF rail lines to get more coal to the power plants? That scenario is not good for CO2 emissions ...

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So not building the KXL is [more]

Mon Apr 14

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jaagu posted to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:37 PM

How much energy do we use?

Energy is such a major component of our economy. It is essential to know how it is growing, why it is growing and where is it growing. Some of the answers are noted below:

Americans used more renewable, fossil and even nuclear energy in [more]

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jaagu replied to the Climate Change board. 6:39 AM

Re: Fracking saves the planet

If developed on a large scale, I wonder how vigilant the Chinese companies will be in fixing every little methane leak in the extraction and distribution systems?

- Pete

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You could also ask [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:36 AM

Re: OT shooting in Ukraine

Russians are testing the waters to see how far they can go with their old propaganda schemes about protecting and supporting ethnic Russians that are really from Russia. The world sees the phony claims by Russia.

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:19 AM

Re: OT: Finnish movie worth seeing

I am also in the USA

Sun Apr 13

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:39 AM

Re: OT: Finnish movie worth seeing

How long ago did you watch it?

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About 3 months ago.

Something wrong with your searches and discussions with Netflix. I just added it back on my Queue.

Thu Apr 10

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 12:27 AM

Re: OT: Finnish movie worth seeing

Call them up and they will resolve your problem.

Tue Apr 8

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:47 PM

Re: OT: Finnish movie worth seeing

Weird? I had no problem. Do you have an account? Netflix knows I like foreign movies.

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 6:22 PM

Re: OT: Finnish movie worth seeing

My parents, doing ancestral research, discovered that a favorite "Swedish" ancestress, a brash young sea captain's daughter who literally "jumped ship," swimming ashore in San Francisco Bay in 1871 (!!!), was actually an Aaland [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 3:51 PM

Re: OT: Finnish movie worth seeing

I cannot find it anywhere in Netflix ...

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Just put into the Netflix search box the following:

Finnish movie Ambush

Mon Apr 7

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jaagu posted to the Energy & Utilities board. 8:57 PM

First AP1000 Nuclear Plant

When Sanmen Nuclear Power Co. and State Nuclear Power Technology Corp. declared the main control room at the Sanmen Unit 1 nuclear power plant—currently under construction in China—operational on March 31, it marked the first AP1000 unit to reach [more]

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jaagu replied to the Energy & Utilities board. 8:54 PM

Re: WSJ: San Jose power grid attack

In a letter to Department of Energy Inspector General Gregory Friedman, U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Chair Mary Landrieu (D-La.) and Ranking Member Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) requested an investigation into sensitive [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:44 PM

Re: OT: Finnish movie worth seeing

The Finns are NOT like the rest of Europe in language, attitude or culture.

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The Estonians and Finns have a very special relationship. We speak essentially the same language, and our histories, cultures and [more]

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:15 PM

Re: Ukrainian Fat Lady Hasn't Sung Yet

And after the historic heartland of Rus goes, Moscow will follow.

david fb

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A long-long time from now! My grandchildren may get to see it, but not me or my children.

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jaagu replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 2:17 PM

Re: OT: Finnish movie worth seeing

... and since Finland is not a member of NATO, some think that Russia could take over Finland again.

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Very unlikely because there is no military or economic advantage for taking over Finland.

Estonia and [more]

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