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Ranchers Sell Off Cattle, Farmers Idle Thousands Of Acres As America’s Drought Emergency Escalates

Ranchers Sell Off Cattle, Farmers Idle Thousands Of Acres As America’s Drought Emergency Escalates

Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, In my entire lifetime, this is the worst that drought conditions have ever been in the western half of the country.  During the past 20 years, the amount of territory in the West considered to be suffering from exceptional drought has never gone higher than 11 percent until now.  Today, that number is sitting at 27 percent.  The term “mega-drought” is being thrown around a lot these days to describe what is happening,…

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Is there a sinister agenda behind the California water crisis?

Is there a sinister agenda behind the California water crisis?

These days I like to present differing (and sometimes contradictory) views on things. Not so much the mainstream view (which is well represented out there) but contrary views.  I do not just swallow the mainstream view on climate change holus-bolus. It needs to be looked at in conjunction with competing sources of information. I see no reason why climate change-induced drought cannot go along with water mismanagement as is discussed below. There is also the big elephant-in the room –…

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California and Nevada Are Now 100% in Drought

California and Nevada Are Now 100% in Drought

by Robert Wheeler California and Nevada are 100% in drought. https://www.theorganicprepper.com/california-and-nevada-are-now-100-in-drought/ Direct from Drought.gov: After two water years of dry conditions, both California and Nevada are now 100% in drought. And with dire drought conditions, rapidly decreasing snowpack, and low reservoir levels, concern for wildfire season is growing. Read the drought status update to learn more. This is a dry spell not seen since the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl days. Because of the drought, Americans very likely will experience…

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‘Mindboggling’ Arctic heatwave breaks records

‘Mindboggling’ Arctic heatwave breaks records

‘Profound heatwaves’ in region will be more common, warns meteorologist the Independent, 24 May, 2021 A “mind-boggling” heat wave in the Arctic has broken temperature records in north-west Russia,  meteorologists have said. Last Wednesday, the mercury rose above 30C in parts of the Arctic, significantly above the average for the time of year. Scott Duncan, a meteorologist based in the UK, described conditions as “truly exceptional for any time of the year but mind-boggling for May”. The climate expert added that because the Arctic…

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China Braces For Summer Of Floods As 97 Rivers Exceed Warning Levels 

China Braces For Summer Of Floods As 97 Rivers Exceed Warning Levels 

Zero Hedge, 28 May, 2021 China braces for another dangerous flood season with 97 rivers already exceeding warning levels as of Thursday, according to Chinese state media Global Times. Major floods are expected this summer, and Western media will soon be drumming up headlines about how confidence in China’s flood control capabilities is faltering.  Water levels along the Yangtze River basin and its tributaries are expected to increase over the next week, the Ministry of Water Resources said, adding that major floods…

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Southern Marlborough farmers face grim winter as extreme drought-like conditions continue

Southern Marlborough farmers face grim winter as extreme drought-like conditions continue

Drought-LIKE conditions?! When in Gisbourne soil moisture is 27 % of average! This is reported this way as a signal the government, which is preoccupied with a “covid-19” plandemic, will do nothing for farmers. Newshub, 8 Mat, 2021 Southern Marlborough farmers are heading into winter with a grim outlook. The region is experiencing extreme drought-like conditions and there’s no end to the dry weather in sight. Farmers at rock-bottom as parts of the country the driest they’ve ever been Study…

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Ice on fire: first wildfires are registered around the world’s Pole of Cold in Yakutia

Ice on fire: first wildfires are registered around the world’s Pole of Cold in Yakutia

I have been talking about peat fires in Siberia for several years before it was mentioned. The Siberian Times and Gizmodo seem to be the only outlets talking about some of the most important news on the planet. By Svetlana Skarbo, Valeria Sukhova Siberian Times, 04 May 2021 Could burning ground in an area as extremely cold as Oymyakon be caused by zombie fires? 1 May 2021 wildfire south of Oymyakon (Yakutia), the coldest inhabited settlement on Earth. Picture: Pierre Markuse …

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Farmers Warn That The Megadrought In The Western U.S. Threatens To Cause Devastating Crop Failures In 2021

Farmers Warn That The Megadrought In The Western U.S. Threatens To Cause Devastating Crop Failures In 2021

by Michael Snyder Economic Collapse, April 19, 2021 Throughout U.S. history, there have always been droughts in the western half of the country from time to time, but what we are dealing with now is truly alarming.  Scientists tell us that a multi-year “megadrought” has developed in the southwestern portion of the country, and this is the worst year of that “megadrought” so far by a wide margin.  If conditions do not radically improve soon, we are going to have a…

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Moscow breaks 140-year temperature records amid days of unusually warm conditions, Russia

Moscow breaks 140-year temperature records amid days of unusually warm conditions, Russia

When I was in Moscow in the late 70’s, ice on the Moskva River had not even melted at this date the Watchers, 16 April, 2021   April temperatures in Moscow, Russia, have spiked to record levels not seen for at least 140 years as unusually warm conditions grip the city. On Tuesday, April 13, 2021, it registered 22.6 °C (73 °F), the highest temperature for that day since 1881. Such high temperatures usually occur during early June. Moscow has been…

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