Whither Withering Weather

WHITHER WITHERING WEATHER

OO March Was Coldest in U.S. Since 2002 

OO But Was 4th Warmest on Record Globally

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Drought in Syria. Courtesy of Worldpreservationfoundation.org

Severe Drought continues in Syria and in Brazil, which might see a mass migration of farmers to more temperate zones as global warming worsens, say experts.

OO US Drought Raising Food Prices Pinching Consumers – Beef, pork, poultry, eggs and milk have had the most dramatic price increases as drought, a virus outbreak and rising exports have thinned U.S. supplies.

OO New Wheat Fungus, Helped by Drought, Threatens Entire World Crop

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OO Wildfires Really Are On The Rise In West says new study. Credit John McColgan at wikimedia.

OO Wildfire Ravages Valparaiso, Chile

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About melharte

Mel (Mary Ellen) Harte is a biologist (PhD) and climate change educator. She co-authored the free online book, COOL THE EARTH, SAVE THE ECONOMY, available at www.CoolTheEarth.US, and writes the CLIMATE CHANGE THIS WEEK column at the HuffingtonPost. Living summers in the alpine Rockies, she is on the frontlines of watching what climate change can do. Her diagnostic digital photographs of wildflowers have appeared in numerous publications.
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