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This 6″ x 80″ Edge Sander will shift your expectations of what an edge sander should be. The pivoting motor and platen design makes horizontal-to-vertical position changes a breeze, and with 4″ of vertical edge-table travel and the ability to tilt both edge-table and end-table from 0-45°, you’ll have all the angles covered. The 6″ x 80″ belt rotates around a 2-3/4″ end roller for tight radius sanding, and belt tracking and tension are easily adjustable with conveniently located lock knobs.

Specifications:

  • Motor: 1.5 HP, 110V/220V (prewired 110V), single-phase, 14A/7A
  • Idler roller: 2-3/4″
  • Sanding belt size: 6″ x 80″
  • 31-1/4″ x 9-3/8″ aluminum edge table with miter gauge
  • Edge table travel: 4-1/4″
  • Edge and end table tilt: 0-45°
  • Belt speed: 3072 FPM
  • Sanding belt tilt: 90°
  • Graphite coated platen: 5-7/8″ x 32-1/4″
  • End table: 20-5/8″ x 9-3/8″
  • Footprint: 37″L x 16-1/2″W
  • Overall dimensions: 51″W x 23-1/2″D x 40″H
  • Approximate shipping weight: 199 lbs.

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If you make doors, cabinet doors, and face frames, you’ll love this Stroke Sander. Custom-sand by applying just the right amount of pressure right where you need it by sliding the work table forward and backward, and sliding the 6″ x 10-1/2″ movable graphite-coated platen left and right. When you need a large-capacity edge sander, this machine converts in seconds and has a 69″ long graphite-coated platen. Other features include ball-bearing table guides and platen guides, two 4″ dust ports, prominent magnetic switch that swivels left or right for optimum positioning, adjustable work stops and handwheel belt tensioning. It even has a motor brake for safety and quick set-up transitions. This sander is a real workhorse in any custom woodworking shop. Uses standard 6″ x 186″ sanding belts.

SPECIFICATIONS:

  • Motor: 3 HP, 220V, single-phase, 17A, 1750 RPM
  • Table size: 59″ x 23-3/4″
  • Table vertical travel: 21-3/8″
  • Platen horizontal travel: 50-1/2″
  • Table lateral travel: 18″
  • Sanding belt size: 6″ x 186″
  • Belt speed: 3600 SFPM
  • Drive wheel diameter: 8″
  • Overall size: 98″ x 47-5/8″ x 67-1/2″
  • Approximate shipping weight: 744 lbs.

FEATURES:

  • Table travels on ball-bearings
  • Table elevation is manually operated
  • Fully adjustable belt tracking and tension
  • Two – 4″ dust ports
  • Sanding belt tilts 90 deg. for edge sanding
  • Pedestal mounted magnetic switch
  • Motor brake

Jason Thompson received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Law & Society from Winona State University and the International University Of Ulaanbaatar where he studied U.S.-Mongolian Foreign Relations 1860-1920. He also attended diesel and hybrid technology programs at Hennepin Technical College in Minnesota, foreign ambassadorship courses at Soonchunhyang University in the Republic of Korea and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and attained a positive leadership certificate at the University for Peace in Costa Rica. He has a Master of Arts degree from University of Nevada, Las Vegas where he focused on how climate control was visually framed in the media using content analysis, enhanced weathering techniques that create power and control atmospheric carbon dioxide percentages using olivine powder and Sonics and high-energy x-ray applications. Jason wrote for Diesel Power and The Costa Rica News.

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Energy from Rocks

This paper resulted from a class at UNLV. B+

Power and Weather Control From Rocks? Enhanced Weathering

Jesus replied, “Truly I tell you, if you have faith and do not doubt, not only can you do what was done to the fig tree, but also you can say to this mountain, ‘Go, throw yourself into the sea,’ and it will be done.

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The roles of paleoclimatology in estimating the effects of enhanced weathering

Jason Thompson

Journalism and Media Studies, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, thompj2@unlv.nevada.edu Department of Geosciences, UNLV, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, Las Vegas, NV 89154

ABSTRACT

As carbon dioxide concentrations continue to rise in Earth’s atmosphere so does the amount of research concerned with sequestering this greenhouse gas. This is because it is assumed that greenhouse gasses will endanger society’s survival so if people want to live without preventable environmental catastrophe they should care about geoengineering. The scientific problem explored in this paper is whether or not enhanced weathering can effectively remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere given a limited amount of time and resources without causing other problems or side effects. One geoengineering technique or hypothesis known as enhanced weathering or “stimulated weathering” (Hartmann & Kempe, 2008, p. 1159) stands out since it reportedly not only removes CO from the atmosphere cheaply but it also adds nutrients to soils and waters for living creatures, decreases ocean acidification, and produces clean power. Much is already known regarding the dissolution rates of specific ultramafic rocks in laboratory conditions although research lacks real world or field analyses of enhanced weathering when applied to Earth’s dynamic systems (Moosdorf, Renforth, & Hartmann, 2014, p. F). This paper assumed that past weathering rates influenced climate greatly. Also this paper cited paleo-instances that constrained the theoretical potential of enhanced weathering in regards to removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere in a timely manner. Evidence for this physical science foundation is based on both past precedents in the proxy record and small scale experimental results which supports the theoretical chemistry of weathering. Paleoclimatology offers an alternative to large scale experimentation as the only way to gain insights regarding enhanced weathering techniques acting on the real world before it is applied. This is thanks to evidence from the past which recorded enhanced natural weathering events and its effects on atmospheric CO concentrations and therefore Earth’s climate.

INTRODUCTION

The goal of this paper is to review the literature on enhanced weathering which can be shown by the chemical equations found in [Figure. 1]. More specifically it will highlight when and how the Earth’s geological past was invoked to support the enhanced weathering theory that is it is an important negative feedback that regulates Earth’s climate throughout history (Hartmann et al., 2012, p. 113; Schuiling, 2013, p. 1; Hartmann & Kempe, 2008, p. 1159; Schuiling & Krijgsman, 2006, p. 349; Renforth, 2012, p. 229). Researchers did this by supplying examples that show when natural enhanced weathering occurred in the past and comparing it with the suggested anthropogenic efforts. These earlier natural events were due to natural tectonic and glacial inputs. For example this research looked at relatively early (120,000 years ago) past evidence that represented glacial weathering and its lag times

that affected the climate (Vance, Damon, Teagle, & Foster, 2009, p. 495). Vance et al.’s research suggested that “the pulse of rapid chemical weathering initiated at the last deglaciation (18 kyr ago) has not yet decayed away and rates remain about twice the average for an entire late Quaternary glacial cycle” (p. 494). For another example within the last 65 million years increased weathering is due to glacial “rhythms” and tectonic “trends” the latter include forcings such as the Tibetan Uplift (Zachos, 2001, p. 686) [Figure 6 & 7] which might mimic enhanced weathering efforts since it is assumed both of these natural events accelerated CO transport between carbon reservoirs. Finally the implications of increased comminution efficiencies, optimum particle size, and energy capture will be examined by comparing old crushing methods with new cavitation and sonic methods also with distribute waste heat capture.      

Researchers assess the feasibility of enhanced weathering assuming constraints e.g. rock amounts, time and biological side effects. At first some climate scientists were skeptical of enhanced weathering techniques because the amount of rock needed was believed too great considering the amounts needed to have similar effects in the past. They said “realistic maximum net-CO-consumption potential is expected to be much smaller than 0.1% of anthropogenic emissions” (Hartmann & Kempe, 2008, p. 1159) and “5.0Gt of olivine per year is an impractical task and we suggest that the maximum achievable haulage would be between 5 and 10% of this figure. This implies that the maximum possible CO uptake by beach reaction of olivine would be between 1.5 and 2.8% of 1990-level emission rates” (Hangx & Spiers, 2009, p. 764). More recent research (post-2009) in the area of enhanced weathering has found that the potential for carbon capture is becoming more realistic and the amount of CO created in the effort is actually relatively small compared to the CO sequestered [Figure 2]. Researchers also framed the amount of rock needed to consume the CO in more bite sized junks. For example it was reported that it only required 1.2 mm of olivine powder spread over the entire surface of the earth to theoretically “remove all the CO currently in the atmosphere” (Schuiling & Krijgsman, 2006, p. 350-351). Perhaps the fear of climate change has ushered in an acceptance stage since an American Geophysical Union paper said “to sequester a significant amount of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, an Enhanced Weathering program would need to process 1 Gt to 10 s of Gt of rock per year. This would make it one of the largest global industries” (Hartmann et al., 2012, p. Appendix A).

The skepticism, friction or second thoughts now come from the unknown effects of spreading large amounts of ultrafine material on biological and climate systems (Hartmann et al, 2013, p. 117; Renforth, 2012, p. 240; Moosdorf, Renforth, & Hartmann, 2014, p. G) although some say environmental consequences are minimal (Schuiling & Krijgsman, 2006, p. 352). Paleoclimatology could address some of these issues with past precedents if matching natural past and future man-made weathering scenarios can be identified and compared.

The most outstanding proponent of enhanced weathering is Roelof Schuiling who has appeared in the Dutch and United States media (Hangx & Spiers, 2009, p. 757; Fountain, 2014, p. A1 & A6)

expounding the benefits of enhanced weathering including clean power production (Schuiling, 2013, p. 1). Although many other researchers are starting to agree that this carbon dioxide removal (CDR) “technique has certain geoengineering potential” (Köhler, Hartmann, & Wolf-Gladrow, 2010, p. 20231; Moosdorf, Renforth, & Hartmann, 2014, p. F-G). For example models showed “enhanced weathering via the dissolution of fine-grained olivine powder on land in the humid tropics…might sequester up to 1 Pg of C per year directly” (Köhler, Hartmann, & Wolf-Gladrow, 2010, p. 20231). It was found that “if terrestrial enhanced weathering were used to sequester 10% of the 9.1 Gt COC emitted by fossil fuel combustion and cement production in 2010, 0.9 (1.7) Gt of ultramafic rock material would need to be weathered…for comparison, the estimated present total mass movement by humans in 20-45 Gt a” (Moosdorf, Renforth, & Hartmann, 2014, p. E). Those critical of enhanced weathering found problems with coastal spreading techniques i.e. cold waters and high pH but found terrestrial applications more promising (Hangx & Spiers, 2009, p. 765). Still almost all researchers said more work was needed in areas regarding the side effects for example river alkalization (Köhler, Hartmann, & Wolf-Gladrow, 2010, p. 20232), social impacts, and other environmental consequences. For example dam building has “starved” the oceans of dissolved silicon (DSi) thus making toxic “dinoflagellates” instead of diatoms which affect the carbon pump (Hartmann et al., 2013). This is an area where paleoclimatology could help since one could see past effects of increased weathering on biological systems and at what rate of time the effects are present. Although the effects might be short lived and localized since at “10 um, a complete dissolution within 1-2 years seems possible” (p. 20232). No climate scientist researched argued that the advanced weathering approach would fail because of lack of time to complete the reaction. The fast reaction rate of ultrafine olivine is relatively fast [Figure 3] especially considering the warm places where the spreading of the rock flour is supposed to take place.

The roles of paleoclimatology in enhanced weathering research. Climate scientists focusing on enhanced weathering techniques use paleoclimatology as a cornerstone supporting this potential CDR scheme. For example some said “global biogeochemical cycles have shaped the Earth’s climate and surface environment since the earliest days of the planet. A profound case in point is the consumption of CO during the chemical weathering of silicate rocks that has regulated the global carbon cycle and in so doing Earth’s climate over several eons [Arvidson et al., 2006; Berner, 2004; Kempe and Degens, 1985; Walker et al., 1981] (Hartmann et al., 2013, p. 113). Within the last 65 Ma increased weathering due to the Tibetan uplift has transferred carbon from the atmosphere into the oceans (Zachos et al., 2001). Humans are now planning to mimic this natural phenomena and past lessons regarding weathering rates and effects on climate and biological systems could be used to construct future projections on the possible upcoming results.

CONCLUSION

The main scientific problem asked at the beginning of this paper was answered because paleoclimatology supports the general idea of enhanced weathering because there is evidence that rocks

have sequestered atmospheric CO thanks to the proxy records [Figures 6-10] and the climate models [Figure 4]. The past helps researchers get a feel for the magnitude of this negative feedback and backs up the idea that it could be used within a suite of differing geoengineering technologies to stop the climate from changing within a few decades of implementation. The time it takes for the reaction to take place is small if we consider the effects of increased surface area [Figure 3]. Furthermore it was found the amount of CO it takes to initiated the enhanced weathering is small compared to the net output of CO sequestered [Figure 2]. This research also found that paleo-instances of increased natural weathering and increased sedimentation harmed biological systems before therefore caution should be taken to make sure that man-made weathering does not do the same thing again (Algeo & Twitchett, 2010). Enhanced weathering should be undertaken right away using crucible like devices (Innovation Concepts, 2014) instead of using the natural environment until further knowledge is gained regarding the effects of increased weathering on biological systems. The question remains whether or not the side effects of heavy metals, other toxins, and river alkalization will be a problem worse than the solution? This was pointed out by almost all the papers on enhanced weathering for example “ecosystem assessments for the expected impacts of the alkalinity rise are necessary before considering implementation” (Köhler, Hartmann, & Wolf-Gladrow, 2010, p. 20232) and “dramatic changes in dissolved matter fluxes with unknown consequences for aquatic ecosystems (e.g., increase in pH or additional release of heavy metals) (Hartmann & Kempe, 2008, p. 1164). Disciplines such as biology should be employed for further understanding regarding enhanced weathering on living creatures.

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FIGURE CAPTIONS

(Source: Hartmann & Kempe, 2007, p. 1160)

Figure 1: Scientists have understood the mechanisms for how olivine (MgSiO) and other ultramafic rocks sequester CO as they weather since “1845” (Hartmann et al., 2013, p. 115). Energy is released during the reaction and is represented by the equation Gᵣ= -27 kJ mol 1. The Gᵣ is the free energy of reaction (a negative value suggest that the reaction is thermodynamically likely to proceed) (Renforth, 2012, p. 230). Although other researchers cited a higher energy released -239.2 kJ/mol (Innovation Concepts, 2014, Slide 15). This freed energy can be captured by a waste heat steam engine. The Cyclone Waste Heat Engine (WHE) operates at a maximum 600 degree F (Cyclone, 2014) which matches the temperature of a “perfectly isolated” reaction and “a higher end temperature could be reached” (Schuiling, 2013, p. 1). The WHE weighs 18 pounds and produces 15.8 hp (Cyclone, 2014) which could be used to make hydrogen for energy storage or electricity for homes. It would be interesting to see if many distributed modular systems could meet energy requirements of the entire world given the amount of potential energy stored in rocks revealed in [Figure 2]? According to researchers the amount of energy stored in the rocks is very significant. For example an olivine power plant built in the hole of an abandoned open pit mine could make “50% of the energy produced by burning the lignite that was mined” from the pit (Schuiling, 2013, p. 4) compared with the olivine powder powered power plant. Innovation Concepts has a patented CO Energy Reactor™ currently in development.

  
(Source: Moosdorf, N., Renforth, P., & Hartmann, J., 2014, p. E)

Figure 2. Researchers “mapped…736,000 km²” of ultramafic rocks “globally” of this between 14,700,000 to 11,800,000 km²” was deemed suitable for potential enhanced weathering applications (Moosdorf, N., Renforth, P., & Hartmann, J., 2014, p. E). They also found “rock flour spread on the application areas can potentially sequester up to 1.1 (0.8) t CO t-¹ (t-¹ means ‘per tonne of rock’) in the optimistic and pessimistic scenario.” (p. 8). Researchers said “efficiency improvements and renewable energy usage could reduce the associated CO emissions below the optimistic scenario” (p. E). The most pessimistic projections found “efficiency reduction of olivine” to sequester CO due to mining, grinding and transport “around 15-30%” (Hangx & Spiers, 2009, p. 763). A question remains on whether or not sonics could help with the grinding of the rocks (Momber, 2004).

(Source: Hangx & Spiers, 2009, p. 760)

Figure 3. Researchers found that grain size and temperature were two of the big factors when it comes to the dissolution rates of olivine. (Hangx & Spiers, 2009, p. 760). They assumed 1 t of olivine “dissolved… traps 1.25 t of CO (CO: olivine uptake ratio Q=1.25) (p. 760). Smaller grain size means increased surface area which speeds up the reaction. Grain size affects the lag time concerning CO ratios in the atmosphere which then affects the climate.

  

(Source: Köhler, Hartmann, & Wolf-Gladrow, 2010, p. 20231)

Figure 4. Each graph shows how the climate model predicts effects from the two differeent scenarios. The red A2 line simulates what will happen when nothing is done to sequester CO anthropogenic emissions and B1 implies “C sequestration rates of 1 or 5 Pg of C per year. The first is the potential of olivine dissolution on tropical land, and the latter is an upper limit in a scenario with additional dissolution in tropical open ocean surface waters” (Köhler, Hartmann, & Wolf-Gladrow, 2010, p. 20230-20231).

  

(Source: Hartmann et al., 2013, p. 118)

Figure 5. Considering time it easy to see why certain rocks are more conducive to short-term enhanced weathering strategies.

  

(Source: Peizhen, Molnar, Downs, 2001, p. 893)

Figure 6. Paleoclimatology provides clues when trying to find the carbon over time. According to researchers the last 5 million years shows a large increase in “sediment accumulation in the main oceans” (Peizhen, Molnar, Downs, 2001, p. 891-892).

(Source: Peizhen, Molnar, Downs, 2001, p. 893)

Figure 7. Graphs d & e shows the sedimentation rate around the Tibet basins (Peizhen, Molnar, Downs, 2001, p. 893). There is approximately 600 Gt C currently in Earth’s atmosphere and “CO consumption fluxes by chemical weathering range from .22 to .29 Gt C a. This is smaller than the fluxes between other reservoirs, e.g., 10 Gt C a are emitted to the atmosphere through anthropogenic activities” (Hartmann et al., 2013, p. 116). Also did increased carbon dioxide levels increase pressure and temperature? (Kasting, & Ackerman, 1986; Levenspiel, Fitzgerald, & Pettit, 2014).

(Source: Innovation Solutions, 2014, Slide 6)

Figure 8. Weathering or sedimentary carbon is not the only place carbon is deposited. Most of the carbon is deposited in limestone and dolomites.

  

(Source: Holland, H. D., & Zimmermann, H., 2000, p. 484)

Figure 9. The ratio of limestone to dolomite in the accumulation of carbonates has varied throughout time. Carbonate and sedimentary carbon deposition rates along with the amount of carbon in the atmosphere were some of the main variables considered when exploring the potential of enhanced weathering from a paleoclimatology perspective. For example from 65 to 120 million years ago there was a large amount of carbonate mass accumulation. This explains how the carbon was regulated and sequestered by the rocks even though sedimentary weathering did not kick in until around 65 million years ago [Figure 6].

Figure 10. The decline in atmospheric CO correlates inversely with the increase in natural weathering from [Figures 6 & 7]. This supports the theory that enhanced weathering can draw down CO levels. Although one would expect to see a sharper increase in the amount of CO sequestered since 5 million years ago but the reaction rate could slow down as CO became depleted.

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Jason Thompson received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Law & Society from Winona State University and the International University Of Ulaanbaatar where he studied U.S.-Mongolian Foreign Relations 1860-1920. He also attended diesel and hybrid technology programs at Hennepin Technical College in Minnesota, foreign ambassadorship courses at Soonchunhyang University in the Republic of Korea and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and attained a positive leadership certificate at the University for Peace in Costa Rica. He has a Master of Arts degree from University of Nevada, Las Vegas where he focused on how climate control was visually framed in the media using content analysis, enhanced weathering techniques that create power and control atmospheric carbon dioxide percentages using olivine powder and Sonics and high-energy x-ray applications. Jason has wrote for Diesel Power and The Costa Rica News.

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The concept of the innovative power reactor

The Fukushima accident reveals the vulnerability of existing active nuclear power plant (NPP) design against prolonged loss of external electricity events. The passive safety system is considered an attractive alternative to cope with this kind of disaster. Also, the passive safety system enhances both the safety and the economics of NPPs. The adoption of a passive safety system reduces the number of active components and can minimize the construction cost of NPPs. In this paper, reflecting on the experience during the development of the APR+ design in Korea, we propose the concept of an innovative Power Reactor (iPower), which is a kind of passive NPP, to enhance safety in a revolutionary manner. The ultimate goal of iPower is to confirm the feasibility of practically eliminating radioactive material release to the environment in all accident conditions. The representative safety grade passive system includes a passive emergency core cooling system, a passive containment cooling system, and a passive auxiliary feedwater system. Preliminary analysis results show that these concepts are feasible with respect to preventing and/or mitigating

The Fukushima accident reveals the vulnerability of existing active nuclear power plant (NPP) design against prolonged loss of external electricity events. The passive safety system is considered an attractive alternative to cope with this kind of disaster. Also, the passive safety system enhances both the safety and the economics of NPPs. The adoption of a passive safety system reduces the number of active components and can minimize the construction cost of NPPs. In this paper, reflecting on the experience during the development of the APR+ design in Korea, we propose the concept of an innovative Power Reactor (iPower), which is a kind of passive NPP, to enhance safety in a revolutionary manner. The ultimate goal of iPower is to confirm the feasibility of practically eliminating radioactive material release to the environment in all accident conditions. The representative safety grade passive system includes a passive emergency core cooling system, a passive containment cooling system, and a passive auxiliary feedwater system. Preliminary analysis results show that these concepts are feasible with respect to preventing and/or mitigating https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1738573317300062


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Weather Made to Order: Steven Colbert?

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“This illustration was draw by Frederick (Fritz) Siebel (1913-1991), an Austrian-born artist who immigrated to United States in 1936. He illustrated movie posters for Paramount Pictures before serving in the US army from 1941-43. After his propaganda poster “Somebody Talked” won a contest judged by Eleanor Roosevelt, he drew for publishers and advertisers, including magazine covers for Colliers and The Saturday Evening Post. He created the iconic character Mr. Clean for Procter and Gamble in 1958. Children’s book readers will recognize his illustrations in the Amelia Bedelia series.”
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Black Africans in Renaissance Europe

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https://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/619

Black Africans in Renaissance Europe
edited by: Thomas F. Earle, Kate J. P. Lowe
Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2005, ISBN: 9780521815826; 434pp.; Price: £65.00

Reviewer:
Professor Francisco Bethencourt
King’s College London

Citation:
Professor Francisco Bethencourt, review of Black Africans in Renaissance Europe, (review no. 619)
https://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/619
Date accessed: 26 August, 2018

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Arms to Africa: History of Hair, NSSM 201, Black Africans in Renaissance Europe

https://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/619

Black Africans in Renaissance Europe
edited by: Thomas F. Earle, Kate J. P. Lowe
Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 2005, ISBN: 9780521815826; 434pp.; Price: £65.00

Reviewer:
Professor Francisco Bethencourt
King’s College London

Citation:
Professor Francisco Bethencourt, review of Black Africans in Renaissance Europe, (review no. 619)
https://www.history.ac.uk/reviews/review/619
Date accessed: 26 August, 2018

This book might come as a surprise for non-specialists, since black Africans are identified with slave trade to the Americas, while the Renaissance is regarded as a purely European phenomenon, centred on a largely homogeneous ethnicity. Neither of these assertions is true, and this excellent book helps to deconstruct such historical stereotypes. Europe received black Africans regularly and in significant numbers from the mid-fifteenth century onwards. The Mediterranean was a cross-cultural and inter-ethnic space even before Classical Greece. The Renaissance reflected not only the rediscovery of classical culture, but also the influx of techniques and ideas brought by the Arabs. Intercontinental navigation revealed simultaneous processes of cultural renovation, which helped to reshape Europe.

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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Herero_and_Namaqua_genocide

The Herero and Nama genocide was a campaign of racial extermination and collective punishment that the German Empire undertook in German South West Africa (now Namibia) against the Ovaherero and the Nama. It is considered the first genocide of the 20th century.[1][2][3] It took place between 1904 and 1908.

In January 1904, the Herero people, led by Samuel Maharero and Nama led by Captain Hendrik Witbooi, rebelled against German colonial rule. In August, German General Lothar von Trotha defeated the Ovaherero in the Battle of Waterberg and drove them into the desert of Omaheke, where most of them died of dehydration. In October, the Nama people also rebelled against the Germans, only to suffer a similar fate.

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1980 Liberian coup d’état

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Date
12 April 1980

Location
Liberia

Result

Coup attempt succeeds.

William R. Tolbert Jr. is overthrown and murdered.
Many cabinet members of the Tolbert administration are executed on 22 April 1980.

Belligerents

Flag of Liberia.svg Government of Liberia Armed Forces of Liberia faction

Commanders and leaders

William R. Tolbert Jr. Samuel Doe

The 1980 Liberian coup d’état happened on April 12, 1980, when President William R. Tolbert Jr. was overthrown and murdered in a violent coup. The coup was staged by an indigenous Liberian faction of the Armed Forces of Liberia under the command of Master Sergeant Samuel Doe. Following a period of transition Doe would go on to rule the country throughout the 1980s until his murder on 9 September 1990 during the First Liberian Civil War
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The term “intergovernmental” is used in these military documents and in climate change documents for example ingovernmental panel on climate change.

What is the relationship between secret NSSM 200 documents and IPCC documents as far as language similarities and differences.
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