Bill McKibben - Global Warming's Terrifying New Math If the pictures of those towering wildfires in Colorado haven't convinced you, or the size of your AC bill this summer, here are some hard numbers about climate change: June broke or tied 3,215 high-temperature records across the United States. That followed the warmest May on record for the Northern Hemisphere – the 327th consecutive month in which the temperature of the entire globe exceeded the 20th-century average, the odds of which occurring by simple chance were 3.7 x 10-99, a number considerably larger than the number of stars in the universe. Meteorologists reported that this spring was the warmest ever recorded for our nation – in fact, it crushed the old record by so much that it represented the "largest temperature departure from average of any season on record."
Climate Weapons - Shepherd on Climate first published as Shepherd on Climate No.38 on Sunday 22nd April 2007. Shepherd turned to Calderón. ‘Come on Constanza. Chemtrail Pilot Blows the Lid Off OPERATION INDIGO SKYFOLD Update 2Jan2016: In confirmation to the Indigo Skyfold pilot’s testimony that is the main subject of this article, another US Air Force personnel has thrown herself into the battle against chemtrail and global geo-engineering operations. Her direct first-hand account is not something a sane society can ignore… But the creativity of the trolls to twist even their own positions and facts is an expression of their growing desperation. They would even claim they’re with us. The battle against chemical and biological warfare in all their forms, e.g. chemtrail, vaccines, and GMO, is humanity’s battle.
IPCC confirms that the risks to the UK from global warming remain substantial 27 September 2013 - The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 5th Assessment Report (AR5) has revealed that on the ground, in the air and in the oceans, global warming is without doubt. Many of the changes we have seen since the 1950's are unprecedented over decades to millennia. Temperatures have risen by about 0.8 °C since pre-industrial times; Arctic sea ice extent has declined by 4% per decade since records began in 1979, and summer extent has declined at an even faster rate; sea levels have been rising by about 3 mm a year since the early 1990s. Each of the last three decades has been successively warmer at the Earth's surface than any preceding decade since 1850.
Carbon bubble According to the UK MP Committee overvaluing companies that produce fossil fuels and greenhouse gases poses a serious threat to the economy. The UK MPs Committee warned British government and Bank of England of the risks of the carbon bubble in 2014. Value Author Bill McKibben has estimated that to achieve human life to continue in the world up to $20tn worth of fossil fuel reserves will need to remain in the ground, essentially worthless. British Stern report in 2006 stated that the benefits of strong, early action to decrase the use of oil, coal and gas considerably outweigh the costs. KwaZulu-Natal in the grip of a drought:Friday 26 September 2014 Communities are urged to use water sparingly during this dry spell. (SABC) KwaZulu-Natal is in the grip of a drought which is taking its toll on the farming community and depleting water supplies in various municipalities in the province. The drought is also exacerbating a water problem in municipalities already grappling with poor or non-existent infrastructure. Several municipalities have requested an intervention from the provincial Department of Co-operative Governance to supply water to desperate communities. Water restrictions have also been imposed in some areas.
The Great Barrier Reef: a catastrophe laid bare It was the smell that really got to diver Richard Vevers. The smell of death on the reef. “I can’t even tell you how bad I smelt after the dive – the smell of millions of rotting animals.” Vevers is a former advertising executive and is now the chief executive of the Ocean Agency, a not-for-profit company he founded to raise awareness of environmental problems. After diving for 30 years in his spare time, he was compelled to combine his work and hobby when he was struck by the calamities faced by oceans around the world. Chief among them was coral bleaching, caused by climate change.
Evidence The Earth's climate has changed throughout history. Just in the last 650,000 years there have been seven cycles of glacial advance and retreat, with the abrupt end of the last ice age about 7,000 years ago marking the beginning of the modern climate era — and of human civilization. Most of these climate changes are attributed to very small variations in Earth’s orbit that change the amount of solar energy our planet receives. Scientific evidence for warming of the climate system is unequivocal. The current warming trend is of particular significance because most of it is very likely human-induced and proceeding at a rate that is unprecedented in the past 1,300 years.1 Earth-orbiting satellites and other technological advances have enabled scientists to see the big picture, collecting many different types of information about our planet and its climate on a global scale.