RISING RISKS OF CLIMATE CHANGE
OO Weather Disasters Have Cost the Globe $2.4 Trillion
Rising Global Heat:
OO NOAA State Of The Climate In 2013: ‘Our Planet Is Becoming A Warmer Place’
OO Planet is Running a Temp: State of the Climate ‘Check-Up’
OO Planet’s Hottest June On Record Follows Hottest May
OO Driven by Ocean Heat, World Sets Mark for Hottest June
OO Hottest March-June On Record Globally reports Japan Meteorological Agency
Drought and Wildfires:
OO Multiple Wildfires Burn Through Washington state, Destroying 150 Homes
OO Oregon, Washington Declare States Of Emergency As Wildfires Spread
OO Canada: Fires in NW Territories in Line with ‘Unprecedented’ Burn
OO Six Months In and Sizzling California Sets Record
OO Groundwater Is Drought Lifeline for California Farmers
OO For First Time, California Gets Ready For Mandatory Water Restrictions
OO Drought Hinders California’s Emissions Goals – drying up a major source of clean energy: hydroelectric dams.
OO The Great American Oyster Collapse in the US northwest is tied to acidifying oceanic waters that prevent oyster larvae from developing shells – and the acidifying waters are tied to climate change.
OO Interactive: 1,001 Blistering Future US Summers
OO Chilling Map Shows Boston With A 7.5-Foot Coastal Flood
OO Typhoon Rammasun Hits South China Sea, Killing 55, Injuring 100
OO Warmer Ocean Waters Transform A Typhoon Into A Super Typhoon
Photo Amit Dave, Reuters
OO Dry North India: Armed Bandits Extorting Water From Locals as the 7-year monsoonal drought makes it a scarce precious commodity.
OO India: Extreme Floods Create Climate Change Widows as extreme rain storms sweep away their farming husbands high up in remote mountain villages. The villagers have never heard the words “climate change” but know that change is underway.
Join the swelling numbers of voters TELLING Congress they’ll vote for Clean Energy candidates here. This is an ongoing campaign (the next Congressional election is this year!) so please, spread the word. It’s our way of telling Congress that a strong clean energy voting bloc is out there. This is how YOU can make a difference.
For more on Climate Change, check out my weekly column at the HuffingtonPost, Climate Change This Week
Find this interesting? Please re-post it!