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We're in a car Doing 90 Heading Straight for a Cliff and Everyone is Arguing Over Where They Want to Sit

There's something nobody wants to think about much less show up in the media. Nuclear power plants. When the dollar collapses, and it will, and services shut down, and they will, what happens to the 99 working nuclear reactors in the US? Or all the other reactors in the world for that matter. It's not like you just flip a switch. Some of them take years to shut down.
Climate is changing much faster than even the most aggressive models anticipated. The methane release from melting permafrost and warming ocean is a major event but while the country is focused on mundane things like abortion and whatever stupid shit Trump tweeted last the oceans are dying. Fukushima is not in the news but it's still spitting out tons of toxins and oil spills are a daily event. All for the sake of profit. The cataclysm that will end human existence is Capitalism