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NATO, for the first time in its history, is activating its NATO Response Force (NRF) in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. “We have activated NATO’s defense plans to prepare ourselves t…thehill.com
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* mods* does it make sense to give the Ukrainian invasion its own thread at this point?
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France has more problems.............they have a rather similar issue to California.............an increasing shortage of freshwater across many regions.
France is now in the midst of its longest and most severe drought since record-keeping began in 1958.
Rainfall was 84% below normal in July of this year, which makes it the second driest month (of any month) since 1958.
How serious is it? From the article:
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You know.. if all these droughts keep happening we may not need to worry about the melting of the polar ice caps as much. The drop in water levels across the globe due to drought would likely be balanced out by the arctic ice melting.
That being said, I am not saying climate change is a good thing.
France's heatwave and attendant water shortages continue to worsen.
Aside from significant declines in agricultural production and water restrictions affecting much of the nation...............well........
Have a look at the Loire River.... France's longest river.....
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Italy just elected their first far-right leader since Mussolini. Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni.