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November 2019: UK floods, Australia scorched, US to freeze

Postby Squire » 09 Nov 2019, 08:14

Abnormal climate conditions strike across the globe as a portent of chaos likely from the effects of Global warming.

Its already too late because climate change has momentum and it will take decades to reverse the momentum.

Bend over and kiss your anus goodbye.

http://www.met.reading.ac.uk/~sgs02rpa/extreme.html

Global Hazards Weekly Bulletin - 2nd - 8th November 2019

Australia

NSW and Queensland fires: emergency warnings for 17 fires in NSW

Properties lost as NSW fires continue to burn at emergency levels

Cameroon

At least 42 people killed in Cameroon landslide

Canada

Ferocious windstorm leaves over 900 000 without power in Quebec

Colombia

Colombia - Floods and Landslides Hit Tolima and Antioquia

France

Storm Amelie leaves thousands without electricity in France

Storm Amelie: 140,000 homes without power in France

Guatemala

Guatemala - 4 Dead, Hundreds Evacuated After Heavy Rain Triggers Landslides

Hundreds displaced as heavy rains trigger deadly floods and landslides

India

New Delhi: Health emergency as Indian capital shuts schools due to smog

Maharashtra: Post-monsoon rain damages crops on 136,000 hectares

Iran

At least five people confirmed dead as 5.9 magnitude earthquake hits north-western Iran

Japan

Ten killed as storms ravage eastern Japan

Pakistan

Schools forced to close as smog chokes Pakistan's second city

Philippines

Death toll in Philippine earthquakes climbs to 21

At least 17 dead in Cotabato earthquakes

Tonga

Volcanic eruption creates new island in Tongan archipelago

Uganda

Persistent heavy rains trigger floods and landslides in Uganda, at least 6 dead

Dozens killed in Uganda after landslides destroyed homes and buried animals

United Kingdom

England flooding: Homes evacuated as rain causes travel chaos

Vietnam

Typhoon Matmo injures 14, leaving 1 missing

Zimbabwe

More than 100 elephants die amid severe drought in Zimbabwe

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UNDRR/ADPC: An orientation to using the online Sendai Framework Monitor - an online training tool

Over 52 million face hunger crisis due to extreme weather in Africa

A resolute pledge for universal disaster preparedness

The Future Is Now - Science for Achieving Sustainable Development Global Sustainable Development Report 2019

Super typhoon Halong among strongest storms ever seen on Earth

Adapt Now: A Global Call for Leadership on Climate Resilience

How to write a science paper - Tips from a Pulitzer prizewinner - US novelist Cormac McCarthy.

Guidance for Establishing Crisis Standards of Care for Use in Disaster Situations

The Last Stand: Evacuating a Hospital in the Middle of a Wildfire

Scientists warn of new health threat caused by global warming
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Re: November 2019: UK floods, Australia scorched, US to free

Postby Squire » 09 Nov 2019, 11:39

The USA is expecting some abnormally cold conditions after unusual Autumn heat waves last month.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/11/08/weather-arctic-blast-next-week-midwest-east-south-cold-temperatures/2518984001/

Next week's Arctic blast will be so cold, forecasters expect it to break 170 records across US
Doyle Rice
USA TODAY

This week's cold snap is only an appetizer compared with the main Arctic blast that's coming next week, meteorologists said. That freeze could be one for the record books.

"The National Weather Service is forecasting 170 potential daily record cold high temperatures Monday to Wednesday,” tweeted Weather Channel meteorologist Jonathan Erdman. "A little taste of January in November."

The temperature nosedive will be a three-day process as a cold front charges across the central and eastern U.S. from Sunday into Tuesday.

The front will plunge quickly through the northern Plains and upper Midwest Sunday, into the southern Plains and Ohio Valley Monday, then through most of the East Coast and Deep South by Tuesday, the Weather Channel said.

High temperatures on Monday may be stuck in the teens and 20s in the Midwest and around the Great Lakes. It could be the coldest Veterans Day on record in cities such as Chicago and Minneapolis, according to the Weather Channel.

By Tuesday, record cold is possible in the Northeast, Ohio Valley and portions of the South. Highs may get only into the 30s as far south as Alabama.

The Florida Panhandle may shiver with lows in the 30s Wednesday and Thursday morning.

Low temperatures may fall below freezing all the way to the Gulf Coast. The most intense cold will be in the northern Plains where temperatures may fall below zero, according to AccuWeather. Gusty winds will make it feel even colder across the region, and time spent outside will need to be limited.

In addition to the cold, a storm system may develop over the central USA, AccuWeather said, bringing icy conditions to the central Plains near the dividing line of warm and cold air next week.

Snow may be in the forecast for portions of the eastern and even southern USA as the storm is likely to track in that direction into the middle of the week.
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Re: November 2019: UK floods, Australia scorched, US to free

Postby pinkeye » 09 Nov 2019, 22:24

It is always a question of balance, with our Mother, and what's happening with the climate is just our Mother's efforts to overcome the effects of us, her spawns of evil. So much potential, but UTTER DISASTER.
We will be put down, ruthlessly, and we MUST be put down, if our Mother, Earth, is to continue to enable life in the universe.

Frankly, WE have caused our own doom, and we are going to suffer.

Sadly, many innocent creatures will also be decimated.

This is just the beginning. We cannot turn it around now. It is too late.

Squire wrote:Its already too late because climate change has momentum and it will take decades to reverse the momentum.Bend over and kiss your anus goodbye.
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Re: November 2019: UK floods, Australia scorched, US to free

Postby HBS Guy » 10 Nov 2019, 07:54

Some good things are happening that will not stop because of economics: RE and EVs.

Governments could accelerate that with decent policies. Not here, of course, we hafta get a budjet surplice ya kno?
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Re: November 2019: UK floods, Australia scorched, US to free

Postby pinkeye » 10 Nov 2019, 22:28

HBS Guy wrote:Some good things are happening that will not stop because of economics: RE and EVs.

Governments could accelerate that with decent policies. Not here, of course, we hafta get a budjet surplice ya kno?


No MONK.
I am afraid you are among those who think this is retrievable. It isn't. Pretend all you like about what you'll do ..in the future.

But you see, YOU, or I, don't get to choose.

OUR MOTHER EARTH will take all necessary steps to wipe us off the Earth. Pretend all you like.... you're only fooling yourself.
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Re: November 2019: UK floods, Australia scorched, US to free

Postby DonDeeHippy » 11 Nov 2019, 05:04

Sorry don't agree with you there Pinky… We will be fine, there is so many people now figuring out better ways to look after our environment and reverse what we are doing to our home, Will the earth stay the same, hell no and unfortunately unless it makes a profit nothing will be changed, a good step would be to get rid of Corporations and bring back accountabily into our globe. I can see lots of good land and water being destroyed and fewer people and lots of death, but as a whole we will survive....My hope is that good change happens sooner than later , or a lot of our family and friends wont be around . :purple
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Re: November 2019: UK floods, Australia scorched, US to free

Postby HBS Guy » 11 Nov 2019, 05:36

We ain’t dead yet so no crying, wailing and rending of clothes yet.

RE, VE are cheaper than fossil fuel alternatives. Trumpy could not stop mine closures, bankruptcies of coal miners, coal fired powerstations—that is the power of economics. Here the shambles cannot keep coal fired power stations going nor halt stop RE tho stupid “policies” don’t encourage more investment. A pity that uncritical thinking, emoting, stopped nuclear power going ahead here. We have land, we have the uranium (and thorium tho it is no better than uranium) and we have stable land out of reach of tsunamis: should have started on this in the 1990s. We also have deep mines in geologically stable land to store waste. Criminal this did not go ahead, Hazelwood could have closed a decade earlier.
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Re: November 2019: UK floods, Australia scorched, US to free

Postby DonDeeHippy » 11 Nov 2019, 05:52

HBS Guy wrote:We ain’t dead yet so no crying, wailing and rending of clothes yet.

RE, VE are cheaper than fossil fuel alternatives. Trumpy could not stop mine closures, bankruptcies of cola miners, coal fired powerstations—that is the power of economics. Here the shambles cannot keep coal fired power stations going nor halt stop RE tho stupid “policies” don’t encourage more investment. A pity that uncritical thinking, emoting, stopped nuclear power going ahead here. We have land, we have the uranium (and thorium tho it is no better than uranium) and we have stable land out of reach of tsunamis: should have started on this in the 1990s. We also have deep mines in geologically stable land to store waste. Criminal this did not go ahead, Hazelwood could have closed a decade earlier.

Yes hindsight is wonderful, but for the future Nuke just isn't a viable proposal with True Renewable energy and storage getting Better and Cheaper everyday and Nuke getting harder to build , each new project blowing out trying to make them safer..... just the fact they are trying to say with a Carbon tax they could get economical is silly, Renewable sources now are cheaper than Fossil Fuels with no Carbon Tax and getting cheaper:purple
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Re: November 2019: UK floods, Australia scorched, US to free

Postby HBS Guy » 11 Nov 2019, 05:57

A carbon price would make nuke competitive to fossil fuels. I want no fossil fuels burned, full stop!

We could build a large offshore windfarm, make SA independent of the east coast coal fired powerstations but, noooo, the idiotic Libs here are concerned with privatising the railways. Won’t do any good, irrelevant to trying to cope with AGW. Libs are really just into neoliberalism, favors for mates.
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