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  1. https://www.usnews.com/news/business/articles/2021-04-14/epic-drought-means-water-crisis-on-oregon-california-border#:~:text=Federal officials announced Wednesday that,need amid a severe drought.&text=April 14%2C 2021%2C at 10%3A39 p.m.&text=PORTLAND%2C Ore. It's Wildfire Season in the Pacific Northwest. In April. WWW.PDXMONTHLY.COM Yes, already. It just hasn't rained. We've been helped so far by the fact that it's been colder than mormal, so the snow pack hasn't melted as fast as it normally does. But we're a full ~5-6 inches of rain below average going into the dry season. Unless we get a monsoon in the next couple months, we're going to get very burny very fast.
  2. Animals ‘shapeshifting’ in response to climate crisis, research finds | Animals | The Guardian WWW.THEGUARDIAN.COM Warm-blooded animals are changing beaks, legs and ears to adapt to hotter climate and better regulate temperature
  3. Germany braces for more torrential rain as some areas hit by severe flooding WWW.THELOCAL.DE Saxony, Bavaria and North Rhine-Westphalia have all been struck by torrential downpour as the German Weather Service issued its highest possible warning. The heavy rain is expected to last until Friday. Dozens dead and even more still missing.
  4. Climate, Not Conflict. Madagascar's Famine is the First in Modern History to be Solely Caused by Global Warming TIME.COM Madagascar's famine is the first in modern history to be caused by climate change alone. It’s unlikely to be the last.
  5. "'Powerful signal': In a single day, Big Oil suffers historic blows on climate" 'Powerful signal': In a single day, Big Oil suffers historic blows on climate WWW.POLITICO.COM "Big Oil defeats represent a watershed moment in the climate battle" Why a 'crushing' day for Big Oil represents a watershed moment in the climate battle WWW.CNBC.COM It shows the growing pressure on oil and gas companies to set short-, medium- and long-term targets that are consistent with the Paris Agreement. "Big Oil and Gas had a no good, very bad day - The Verge" Big Oil and Gas had a no good, very bad day - The Verge WWW.THEVERGE.COM
  6. Tickets for a nuclear-powered superyacht will cost $3 million for VIPs and be free to scientists and students selected to help study climate change WWW.BUSINESSINSIDER.COM The emission-free Earth 300 vessel is scheduled to set sail in 2025 with 160 scientists and 40 VIP guests aboard. So I thought this was pretty badass. A nuclear powered research vessel, paid for by adding suites for rich cunts. Genius.
  7. This is an absolutely FANTASTIC piece of reporting from ProPublica (as usual!) and the NYT Magazine! Make no mistake that the notion of "climate refugees" spilling over the borders WILL be used by the far-right in North America (as it is already being used by the "ecofascists" in Europe) as a political sledgehammer to further exclude "brown people" from coming into the country. A PDF detailing the modeling methodology used to prepare this report can be found here.
  8. More than three billion people will be living in places with "near un-liveable" temperatures by 2070, according to a new study
  9. The only way to really guess is to know about the pledge nearly a couple dozen African countries made on restoring their forests. If you knew about this, well done. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-49151523 Regardless as to if the number is inflated (I saw a BBC editor question the minister as to how to confirm and how many people took part), these kind of initiatives are nice to see. I wasn't even aware of the one in India.
  10. On top of that, the ECMWF (European climate monitoring service) says June was the hottest June on record worldwide. NOAA will release their findings later in the month, as usual.
  11. https://www.kgw.com/article/news/politics/gov-brown-authorizes-oregon-state-police-to-round-up-walkout-gop-senators/283-3a3d22d5-7a51-424c-8fe1-1645b8516306 This happened before, and look what the compromise was: What's with Republican opposition to vaccine requirements? I specifically remember Engel arguing that liberals were anti-vaccine.
  12. https://www.npr.org/2019/04/02/709131281/electric-cars-hit-record-in-norway-making-up-nearly-60-of-sales-in-march
  13. https://www.npr.org/2018/12/05/673821051/carbon-dioxide-emissions-are-up-again-what-now-climate
  14. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/federal-report-says-climate-change-will-wallop-u-s-economy-n939521
  15. The extreme heatwaves and wildfires wreaking havoc around the globe are “the face of climate change”, one of the world’s leading climate scientists has declared, with the impacts of global warming now “playing out in real time”
  16. https://www-m.cnn.com/2018/10/07/world/climate-change-new-ipcc-report-wxc/index.html Guess I shouldn't have kids!
  17. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/rare-event-atlantic-pacific-churn-storms-same-time-n907826?cid=sm_npd_nn_tw_ma Other guy from NHC says it's not that unusual: The Pacific Hurricane Season breaking an energy record was important enough for me to include in its own thread. I made the other thread an official hurricane season thread.
  18. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/capital-weather-gang/wp/2018/07/03/hot-planet-all-time-heat-records-have-been-set-all-over-the-world-in-last-week/ Other records for Europe, Asia and Eurasia are in the link.
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