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Back in the coal old days

Here’s what’s on Donald Trump’s climate change “hit list”, according to the respected current affairs magazine Newsweek. He will “gut” the Paris climate deal, “scrap”…


Wieliczka

810 steps underground. That’s what it takes to reach the bottom of the wonderful Wieliczka Salt Mine, which was closed after over 900 years of…






Robots leaving the cage

Robots. Not a Blade Runner or super-evolved apes– they weren’t movies, they were documentaries from the future. Humanity could face the apocalyptic scenario where robots…





Molentargius

Molentargius is the Sardinian word for “donkeys handlers”, as the salt extracted was carried by mules. The salt industry was the richest in the Cagliari…






Just One Degree

Colder springs and summers. Excessive rainfall. Late spring and early frosts. Years without summers. Crop failures. Starvation. Increased Poverty. Pestilence and Plagues. Mass Death. Fear….