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Seabirds falling from the sky in Europe

Seabirds falling from the sky in Europe

“The sky is falling! The sky is falling!” cried Chicken Little. And the sky fell, and no one listened, and all was still….. Arthur Firstenberg I am horrified to share this bulletin from Arthur Firstenberg: A scholarly literature search for “electromagnetic” + “biological effects” produces the astonishing number of 76,400 studies, more studies than for most other environmental threats, yet the world continues on, looking yet blind, listening yet deaf, mistaking silence for comfort, the advancing flames for a bright future….

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Wildfires in Siberia

Wildfires in Siberia

Unfortunately, the excellent site, Siberian News appears to have gone into abeyance but they still have a useful Twitter account which is useful following. Image: Smoke over Siberia by Adam Voiland, NASA Earth Observatory Credit: NASA Earth Observatory image by Joshua Stevens, using MODIS data from NASA EOSDIS LANCE and GIBS/Worldview, and data from the Fire Information for Resource Management System (FIRMS) During the first week of July, NASA satellites began detecting signs that several wildland fires were burning in…

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Atlantic plankton all but wiped out in catastrophic loss of life

Atlantic plankton all but wiped out in catastrophic loss of life

Is it any surprise that this has been “fact-checked”? Even censored. World – Beware of bad science reporting: No, we haven’t killed 90% of all plankton For the past few days, it has been hard to look at social media without coming across a scary-looking report from the Scottish newspaper The Sunday Post. “Scots team’s research finds Atlantic plankton all but wiped out in catastrophic loss of life,” reads the breathless headline. The article claims that a survey of plankton…

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Chris Martenson on America’s drought

Chris Martenson on America’s drought

The Real Deadpool: America’s Drought Is Worse Than You Think Authored by Chris Martenson via PeakProsperity.com, We were foolish enough to believe we could water the entire southwestern U.S. with the Colorado River. Nothing could go wrong. Now it has, and tens of millions of people are staring down the barrel of real trouble. As much as 75% of the water from Lake Mead (fed by the Colorado River) goes to agriculture…so now we have a potential food production problem….

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New Zealand is headed for its warmest winter on record

New Zealand is headed for its warmest winter on record

This sort of specific reporting in New Zealand is very rare and when it comes out is hard to find and is not usually in the top headlines Mass bleaching of native sea sponges in Fiordland shocks scientists For the first time there has been a mass bleaching of native sea sponges in Aotearoa, raising alarm about the impact climate change is having on marine ecosystems. A healthy, unbleached native sea sponge (left) and a bleached sea sponge (right). Photo: Dr Valerio…

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Climate News from Siberia

Climate News from Siberia

Unlike the western media which is full of propaganda about what COULD happen unless we accept the agenda set out for us and imposed on the population. Snow on strike in the world’s coldest region, as temperatures in Siberia go 4 to 12C above the norm By The Siberian Times reporter 03 November 2021 Locals in southern Yakutia share surprise over bare ground, as Russia’s leading meteorologist says some areas of Siberia are 12C too mild. Bare ground outside the town…

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Western States Face First Colorado River Water Cuts As Megadrought Drains Reservoirs

Western States Face First Colorado River Water Cuts As Megadrought Drains Reservoirs

I can’t remember the last time Guy McPherson talked about the “dustbowl that never ends”.  Now that it is a reality he has gone silent, it seems. Farmers in Arizona and Nevada, along with two Mexican states, will face cutbacks next year in a grim sign of what’s to come as the climate warms. Huffington Post, 17 August, 2021   Arizona, Nevada and two Mexican states that rely on the Colorado River for drinking water and irrigation will face cuts…

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China Doubles Down On Coal Despite Global Push To Go Green

China Doubles Down On Coal Despite Global Push To Go Green

No one will so much as criticise China but there will be lots of fingerwagging against the plebs of the West Authored by Felicity Bradstock via OilPrice.com, Despite global expectations to move away from coal, demand in China is still strong, as rising global temperatures causing heat waves are driving up electricity demand and coal prices.  Thermal coal futures reached record highs in July as a heatwave in China sent electricity use soaring. In industrial areas of the country such as Zhejiang near…

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‘Wither away and die:’ U.S. Pacific Northwest heat wave bakes wheat, fruit crops

‘Wither away and die:’ U.S. Pacific Northwest heat wave bakes wheat, fruit crops

CHICAGO, July 12 (Reuters) – An unprecedented heat wave and ongoing drought in the U.S. Pacific Northwest is damaging white wheat coveted by Asian buyers and forcing fruit farm workers to harvest in the middle of the night to salvage crops and avoid deadly heat. The extreme weather is another blow to farmers who have struggled with labor shortages and higher transportation costs during the pandemic and may further fuel global food inflation. Cordell Kress, who farms in southeastern Idaho,…

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