CC impact on transport in UK. CC impact on SALINITY of oceans and seas. Impact on species decline. CC Impact on skiing. Alaska dog sled race. Climate change IMPACTS GENERAL. How Whales Change Climate. Benbecula CC. Environmental racism. CC impact on health. Gulf Stream / AMOC. Bumble bees and CC. Scotland joined Uk. Norway impacts. Viticulture. Winterless winters. Glacial lake outburst floods. Malvern toboggan run. Civil unrest. Civil unrest. "We're using the term natural disasters but in many cases there is absolutely nothing natural about the disasters we are talking about." Arctic anomalies temp. Indigenous livelihoods under threat. Growing season.
Soil temperatures. Economic costs. Atlantic hurricanes and winter storms. Amazon fires. Jet stream and CC. Arctic Sea ice loss. Arctic sea routes. Greenland (incl albedo) Impact of concrete. Permafrost tipping points e.g. shrub growth; disease. Impact of coal. Locusts in Sardinia. Shipping contrails. Stuck weather patterns. Water shortages.
Mammoth extinction. Glacier loss. Penguins. Warming oceans (sea temperatures) Harbin Ice Festival 2019: Rising temperatures in China cause Harbin ice sculptures to melt. Ice and snow sculptures carved by nearly 10,000 artists in the city of Harbin have melted during a sudden warm spell, forcing the earliest closure of the main venue at China's biggest winter festival.
Daytime temperatures have poked above freezing in northern China's warmest week this winter, prompting the closure of the Harbin Ice and Snow World after Sunday, more than 10 days ahead of schedule. "Of course, we do have a sense of crisis," a park official said, adding that it was closed for safety reasons because the sculptures had started to melt. The winter park in Harbin, a northeastern city known for its bitterly cold weather, had attracted more than one million visitors since it opened on December 23. Some visitors who made bookings to marvel at mini ice replicas of the Colosseum and the Milan Cathedral were disappointed by the early closure. Last year the park shut on March 10. Park tickets have been refunded, said the park official. The Harbin Ice and Snow World first opened in 1999. Climate and economic risks 'threaten 2008-style systemic collapse'
The gathering storm of human-caused threats to climate, nature and economy pose a danger of systemic collapse comparable to the 2008 financial crisis, according to a new report that calls for urgent and radical reform to protect political and social systems.
The study says the combination of global warming, soil infertility, pollinator loss, chemical leaching and ocean acidification is creating a “new domain of risk”, which is hugely underestimated by policymakers even though it may pose the greatest threat in human history. “A new, highly complex and destabilised ‘domain of risk’ is emerging – which includes the risk of the collapse of key social and economic systems, at local and potentially even global levels,” warns the paper from the Institute for Public Policy Research.
“This new risk domain affects virtually all areas of policy and politics, and it is doubtful that societies around the world are adequately prepared to manage this risk.” There are other potential cascades.
More snow. Rhine water level dropping. The Great Dying. Insects spread. M-J Oscillation. QRA episodes. Extreme weather increasing. Sea level rise. Ladybird plague.