End of the world postponed for a few billion years

Physicist Alexander lived believes that solar energy, on which life depends on planet Earth, will be enough for several billion years.

Certainly, according to the scientist, there are risks of a shift of the northern geographic and magnetic poles to the south, but this shift will not lead to the death of the planet. According to the scientist, perhaps the disappearance of certain forms of life on Earth or a significant change in their behavior, but talk about the disappearance of life on earth in general are unfounded.

Conductor Alexander believes the main problem for science in

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Russians do not come chain letter

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28.11.12.Sovet Federation approved November 28 amendments to pension legislation, according to which the FIU will no longer send letters to citizens with information about the status of their retirement account, the so-called "chain letters." This will allow the pension fund to save 3 billion a year. That's how much money was spent on sending letters.

About to stop sending citizens "chain letters," speak for six months. Such an initiative put forward himself Pension Fund. And no wonder, because it will save 3 billion each year spent on alert 80 million citizens about their retirement accounts. Of simple mathematical calculations

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Underground storage facilities for excess CO2 as perilous

In the struggle with the constant increase in the volume of carbon dioxide scientists have proposed a method of burial of harmful substances in the ground. However, as it turned out, such events can cause undesirable effects in the form of local earthquakes.

Under one scenario, the excess carbon dioxide to be pumped into the rock. If the rock turns brittle, earthquakes are inevitable, as the experience with the injection of water into the mine in the extraction of minerals. One such earthquake could trigger the release of any surrounding surface repositories of CO2 which makes this method of cleaning

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Climate change: much worse than it looks

According to a new analysis, China's carbon dioxide emissions could be almost 20% higher than expected. This means that humanity is marching to global climate change more rapidly than previously thought. If the assumption is proved more obvious facts that China overtook the U.S. in terms of air pollution by greenhouse gases, producing a quarter of the excess CO2 in the world. China Central Television building in Beijing, surrounded by smog. Experts doubt relate to the data provided by China's energy consumption. When comparing data on energy use at the national level and in each province separately, from 1997

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Orders for the CD BrahMos is 120 billion rubles

Orders for supersonic cruise missile "BrahMos" from all branches of the armed forces of India at the moment is 250 billion rupees (4.1 billion dollars), said the executive director of the joint venture "BrahMos Aerospace" (BrahMos Aerospace) Dr Sivathanu Pillai.  

According to the "Hindu" in reference to the statement S.Pilleya, now an interest in acquiring missiles "BrahMos" expressed about 14 countries. However, not all export requests can be met due to restrictions on the export of missile technology and taking into account the protection of the national interests of Russia and India.

Russia,

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Reclamation of the cut, which slides village in the Urals, will end in 2012

Chelyabinsk Coal Company plans by the end of 2012 to complete the remediation Korkinsky coal mine, which is located on the edge of the village rose, gradually slipping into the cut, work is being done at the expense of the company, according to the Ministry of radiation and environmental safety in the region.

Coal mine, under development since 1930, gradually crumbles here frequently experience landslides. The situation is complicated by the rock dump at 5 billion tons of titanic faults, foci of endogenous fires, a complex system of underwater plants. In hazardous area is home to over 80,000 people.

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WHO: UN underestimated the extent of water shortages

The World Health Organization presented a report which pointed to the lack of attention of the UN to the global shortage of drinking water, noting that weighty share of moisture on the population of poor countries, it may be contaminated.

In March, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said that it is impossible to provide 800 million people in the world with clean water suitable for drinking.

WHO experts, in turn, have noticed that not all of the artesian wells installed the necessary quality control.

According to one of the authors of the report, the exact number of people

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The world is waiting era floods: glaciers are melting faster

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The world is waiting period of floods — every year increases the risk of being struck by disaster. According to the UN forecast in the coming decades due to global warming and increasingly accelerating rise in sea level in the world will greatly increase the number of

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Officially launched the construction of the railway Kyzyl-Kuragino

Today, October 21, 2011, the transfer of the project for the construction of railway Kyzyl-Kuragino in the active stage, it was reported at a workshop at the chairman of the government of the Republic of Tyva S. Kara-ool.

"The total cost of the construction of the railway Kyzyl-Kuragino is about 136 billion rubles. Of these, 87 billion rubles. will be invested directly Yenisei Industrial Company. The remaining 49 billion rubles. will the state through the fund. YPC also plans to invest about 30 billion rubles. the development Elegest "- said R. Baysarov financial conditions of the project.

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The outflow of capital from Russia reduced

These are the findings of the Russian Central Bank. This is 24 billion less than in 2011. The figure was even lower forecasts Russian Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Economic Development and of the Central Bank. According to him, the lowest export volume of funds was recorded in II quarter — only $ 6 billion this year on the Russian Bank predicts decline in private capital outflows from zero to a maximum of $ 10 billion

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