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‘We have to inhabit other planets’: Gary Johnson offers libertarian solution to climate change

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Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson suggested on Sunday that climate change could not be stopped and that the solution was for the human race to “inhabit other planets.”

During an interview on ABC’s This Week, host George Stephanopoulos reminded Johnson that he had warned in 2011 that global warming was “in our future” because the sun would eventually “grow and encompass the Earth.”

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“Does that mean we don’t do anything about it now?” Stephanopoulos wondered.

“No, come on,” Johnson replied. “Can’t we have a little humor once in a while. And that is long term.”

“I mean, plate tectonics,” he continued. “At one point, Africa and South America separated — and I am talking now about the Earth and the fact that we have existed for billions of years and will going forward.”

“Look, what it points to also is the fact that we do have to inhabit other planets. The future of the human race is space exploration.”

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Johnson’s remarks come at the 5:35 minute mark in the video below.


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Japan wants to dump Fukushima radioactive water into ocean

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Japan's top government spokesman slapped down the environment minister on Tuesday after he said there was "no other option" but to release radioactive water from the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant into the ocean.

"It is not true that we have decided on the disposal method," Chief Cabinet Minister Yoshihide Suga told reporters after Environment Minister Yoshiaki Harada's comments earlier in the day.

The operator, Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO), is storing more than one million tonnes of contaminated water in tanks at the site of Fukushima Daiichi Plant that was wrecked by the 2011 earthquake, tsunami and nuclear meltdown.

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Here’s one big reason why Trump is having a white-hot meltdown over the Fed not dropping interest rates

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President Donald Trump has a personal conflict-of-interest that may be impacting his decisions in his public feud with Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell.

"President Trump stands to save millions of dollars annually in interest on outstanding loans on his hotels and resorts if the Federal Reserve lowers rates as he has been demanding, according to public filings and financial experts," The Washington Post reported Saturday.

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Trump approves of North Korea missile tests: ‘I have no problem’ because they’re just ‘short-range missiles’

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On Thursday, in conversation with reporters, President Donald Trump said that he had 'no problem' with North Korea's new round of missile tests.

"Short-range missiles, we never made an agreement on that," said Trump. "I have no problem, we'll see what happens, but these are short-range missiles. They're very standard."

The thought that short-range missiles would still be capable of hitting our allies in the region, like South Korea and Japan, does not seem to have occurred to him.

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Trump says he has "no problem" with North Korea testing missiles because they are just "short-range missiles" that are "very standard." pic.twitter.com/fdKtQ6yrBE

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