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B.C. residents urged not to panic-buy as bare shelves fuel food security angst

B.C. residents urged not to panic-buy as bare shelves fuel food security angst

 Provincial leaders are urging British Columbians not to hoard food and groceries as disruptions to B.C.’s farm industry and supply chains from historic rain and flooding fuels angst amid consumers. Scenes of empty grocery store shelves in Hope, Chilliwack and the Okanagan prompted B.C. Premier John Horgan to issue calls to residents to refrain from panic-buying. B.C. residents urged not to panic-buy as bare shelves fuel food security angst Flooding has put pressure on B.C.’s dairy, chicken, and egg…

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Farmers Panic, Can’t Get Supplies to Grow Food

Farmers Panic, Can’t Get Supplies to Grow Food

Around the world, farmers are panicking as they are unable to get the supplies they need to produce food, from fertilizers to herbicides to tractor parts. India has setup a “War Room” for fertilizers after China stopped exports of DAP, prompting farmers to riot to obtain the product they need. Many nations are now limiting exports of food and these inputs, so that they may feed their own people. This was all foreseen by the Food Chain Reaction Game, which–like…

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China Coal Futures Hit Record High As Mines Flood; Worsening Power Shortages Hit Rust Belt 

China Coal Futures Hit Record High As Mines Flood; Worsening Power Shortages Hit Rust Belt 

Zero Hedge, 11 October, 2021 China’s top coal-producing region has been devastated by torrential rains and flooding this past week. About 9% of the coal mines in Shanxi province, an area responsible for producing 30% of China’s supply, have closed operations. The direct effect of this has been a spike in coal futures. Heavy rainfall flooded Shanxi over the weekend. More than 120,000 people have been evacuated, and 60 of the 682 coal mines in the province have been closed….

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Sam To Become Major Hurricane Today

Sam To Become Major Hurricane Today

Zero Hedge, 25 September, 2021 Hurricane Sam has rapidly strengthened from a tropical storm over the Atlantic Basin and is slated to become a major hurricane Saturday as it traverses over warm 84-degree water, according to the National Hurricane Center (NHC).  Sam is the 18th named one of the hurricane season and has maximum sustained winds of 110 mph, classifying it as a Category 2 hurricane. NHC expects the storm to become a Category 3 storm on Saturday and then a…

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Shocking Footage Of NYC, NJ Flooding After Torrential Rain

Shocking Footage Of NYC, NJ Flooding After Torrential Rain

Watch: Shocking Footage Of NYC, NJ Flooding After Torrential Rain Zero Hedge, 2 September, 2021 A severe weather system fueled by the remnants of what was Hurrican Ida has struck the Northeast – sending flash floods into New York City subways and multiple tornadoes through New Jersey, causing governors of both states and NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio to declare state of emergencies. According to Weather.com, the New York Metropolitan Transit Authority has suspended some train service due to excessive water entering the tracks between…

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Hurricane Ida: No power, no water, no gasoline; more Than 90% of Oil and Gas Production in the Gulf of Mexico

Hurricane Ida: No power, no water, no gasoline; more Than 90% of Oil and Gas Production in the Gulf of Mexico

I have been paying scant attention to the damage wrought by Hurricane Ida Ida’s sweltering aftermath: No power, no water, no gasoline NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of Louisianans sweltered in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida on Tuesday with no electricity, no tap water, precious little gasoline and no clear idea of when things might improve. Long lines that wrapped around the block formed at the few gas stations that had fuel and generator power to pump it….

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Hurricane Ida pummels Louisiana

Hurricane Ida pummels Louisiana

Hurricane Ida Weakens To Cat 3 As It Pummels Louisiana With Strong Wind, Rain And Storm Surge; Half Million Without Power Zero Hedge, 29 August, 2021   Summary: Hurricane Ida made landfall at 12:55 p.m. near Point Fourchon, Louisiana with winds tied for the most intense hurricane on record to strike Louisiana, at 150 mph. As of 7pm ET, Ida was a strong Category 3 storm with maximum sustained winds up to 125 MPH. Max sustained winds of 150 mph,…

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