Author Archives: Kevin Yaworski

About Kevin Yaworski

I use my blog to write about things I find interesting or that I think are matter of public interest.

Trump fuel economy rollback is based on misleading and shoddy calculations, study finds

Collection of several articles and scientific research analysis. — The Trump Administration on August 2, 2018, released a proposal to freeze model year vehicle greenhouse gas (GHG) and fuel economy standards at model year 2020 levels through model year 2026, … Continue reading

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A Chinese scientist says he edited babies’ genes. What are the rights of the genetically modified child?

He Jiankui, a Chinese researcher, spoke at a conference on human genome editing in Hong Kong in November and claimed to have helped make the world’s first gene-edited babies. (Kin Cheung/AP) By Eileen Hunt Botting The Washington Post December 6 … Continue reading

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Public deserves clarity from Ottawa on collapse of money-laundering case, says B.C. official

Public deserves clarity from Ottawa on collapse of money-laundering case, says B.C. official – Globe and Mail JUSTINE HUNTER AND COLIN FREEZE VICTORIA /TORONTO DECEMBER 3, 2018 Article archived below. — Concerning news about Corporate and Financial Crime prosecutions getting … Continue reading

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Health-care reform in Canada is coming one way or another

Joe Raedle / PNG Winnipeg Sun December 1, 2018 Opinion Columnists Exert “Canada spends more as a share of the economy (after adjusting for differences in demographics) than every other country except Switzerland, France and Norway. If that spending translated … Continue reading

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Bitcoin’s fall could just be getting started

— ERIC REGULY – Globe and Mail -NOVEMBER 30, 2018 EUROPEAN BUREAU CHIEF — https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/commentary/article-bitcoins-fall-could-just-be-getting-started Archive below Related Bitcoin tanks First blockchain platform for oil trading goes live – Subscriber content Cryptocurrencies to survive sell-off, says El-Erian – Subscriber content … Continue reading

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Holocaust: Dutch rail firm NS to pay families compensation – BBC News

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Bitcoin tanks

I had some friends ask about my thoughts about investing in bitcoin when one was at around $15k. I had not traded directly even in equities for years but knew it was very volatile and high risk. It had been … Continue reading

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