Sunday, 30 July 2017

NGL's Xtreme Climate, etc Events / Trends Diary - July 2017

NGL's Xtreme Climate, etc Events / Trends Diary - July 2017

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1 Deadly freak storm hits Istanbul with hailstones as large as golf balls & floods sweep city http://flip.it/5GuowA . 20 mins storm. Xtreme.

2 Torrential rains in Myanmar since early July has caused massive floods in the country, displacing more than 100,000 people. Video:Buddhist pagoda gets swallowed up by floodwaters in Myanmar http://flip.it/fapk-f . Xtreme climate events.

3 Climate change related hydrological events. Rain bombs. Strange Summer Nor’Easter Drops 3 Inches of Rain in 45 Minutes Over Parts of D.C. Area. Robert Scribbler.

4 Kolkata world’s most heat stressed city this century. Veritable frogs in boiling water. https://www.skymetweather.com/content/climate-change/kolkata-to-remain-worlds-most-heat-stressed-city-this-century/

5 Climate change blamed as EU’s forest fires treble in 2017. There have been 677 blazes in 2017 – a huge increase on the 215 the bloc saw annually on average over the previous eight years. https://flipboard.com/@flipboard/-climate-change-blamed-as-eus-forest-fir/f-53d9c66423%2Feuronews.com

6 Men's sperm counts have fallen dramatically in last 40 years — Is modern life the reason? http://flip.it/fph2.9 . Stress, diet. Dystopic.

7 If the worst climate-change predictions come true, hundreds of coastal US towns and cities — from Atlantic City, New Jersey, to Galveston, Texas — could disappear underwater by 2100. https://flipboard.com/@flipboard/-6-major-us-cities-could-be-underwater-w/f-e9557e827d%2Fbusinessinsider.com

8 Vatican turns off fountains as Rome gasps in drought https://www.yahoo.com/news/vatican-turns-off-fountains-rome-gasps-drought-011507579--finance.html?soc_src=social-sh&soc_trk=tw … via @YahooNews. Climocalypse @ hand. Like zombies we r hurtling

9 Foreign animals and plants can cause huge damage, with the march of Argentine ants in the UK a new example of how climate change is boosting the threat. Alien species invasions and global warming a 'deadly duo', warn scientists. https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/jul/25/alien-species-invasions-and-global-warming-a-deadly-duo-warn-scientists

10 A planet devastated by climate change may seem like a distant future. But Earth is already experiencing the effects of rising global temperatures today. Worldwide, the mean rate of sea level rise increased 50% in the last two decades. In 2017, temperatures have already reached their highest levels in history in some areas, from California to Vietnam . The past three years were the hottest on record . http://www.businessinsider.in/Even-if-every-country-on-the-planet-cuts-emissions-the-climate-would-still-be-screwed/articleshow/59564688.cms

11 It's not just you.The months are indeed getting warmer
http://www.huffingtonpost.in/entry/monthly-temperature-shift-gif-climate-change_us_597b63ece4b02a8434b630df …. alarming graph. analysis paralysis. we r horribly trapped.

12 Alarmism Is the Argument We Need to Fight Climate Change. New York magazine’s global-warming horror story isn’t too scary. It’s not scary enough. http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2017/07/we_are_not_alarmed_enough_about_climate_change.html

13 Record rains and floods in Japan. ASAKURA, Japan (Reuters) - Torrential rains battered southwestern Japan for a second day on Thursday, killing three people, with 100,000 ordered to evacuate their homes and while thousands of rescuers, some in helicopters, searched for survivors.
Parts of Fukuoka prefecture, on the island of Kyushu, were hit by 556 mm (22 inches) of rain in the 40 hours to 4 p.m. (0700 GMT) on Thursday, about 1.6 times the amount that usually falls in the whole of July, the weather agency said. http://www.reuters.com/article/us-asia-storm-japan-idUSKBN19R01O

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