WHY WE SHOULD ACT NOW: RISING RISKS extreme weather, California dryin’,
Google Weather around the world month year to get latest update from Jon Plotkin; ck the summary.
Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, Apr 27, 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 2015 Hottest Year to Date, Could Top 2014 Record
OO Record Pacific Sea-Surface Temperatures Point To
Record Warmth In 2015-2016
OO Water Insecurity Costs Global Economy Billions A Year
OO Climate Change And The California Drought – there are two supported links: climbing temperatures and a Pacific high pressure zone over unusually warm ocean water that is diverting storms away from California.
OO California Mandates 25% Urban Reduction of Water Use
OO California Sardine Population Collapses, Prompting Fishing Ban
OO CA Farmers Threaten Future Water Supplies
By Depleting Free Groundwater Now – nothing regulates taking water from finite underground aquifers, which, when emptied, could be crushed by the land above, permanently depriving future inhabitants of a possible rechargeable store of water.
Is it time to stop eating CA almonds?
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 in 2016!) 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
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