WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS
Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Apr 13, 2015
How unusual has the weather been? No one event is “caused” by climate change, but global warming, which is predicted to increase unusual, extreme weather, is having a daily effect on weather worldwide.
Looking above at recent temperature anomalies, much of the US and the waters surrounding it are experiencing warmer than normal temperatures: the eastern Pacific warm spot continues to prevent much rain from reaching California, sending it into further drought.
Much of the areas surrounding the North Pole are experiencing much warmer than normal temperatures – not good news for our Arctic thermal shield of ice. Hotter than usual temperatures continue to dominate human habitats.
OO Long-Awaited ‘Jump’ In Global Warming Now Appears ‘Imminent’
OO Southeast Asia Faces Increasingly Intense Climate Events: Analysts
OO Arctic Could Become A Major New Source Of Carbon Emissionsconfirm scientists.
OO Typhoons Are Starting Early This Season: A Big One Targets The Philippines
“Maysak is already the third typhoon of the year, setting a record for the most typhoons so early in the year.”
OO Gov. Brown Orders California’s First Mandatory Water Restrictions – ordering towns, cities to cut water use 25% — not nearly enough th address the real water hogs, agriculture and fracking.
OO California Is Rationing Water Use For First Time Thanks To Climate Change
OO California Drought Is Preview Of Future Global Warming Mega-Droughts
OO California Facing Extreme Heat Waves And Rising Seas – a new study on global warming suggests the worst is yet to come for the state.
More Social Repercussions:
OO Climate Change Makes Droughts In Australia Worse – with serious ramifications for people’s health and the agriculture industry, warns the a new Climate Council report, with supporting data.
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