Observing the Changing Global Web of Life, August 2017


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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 31 July 2017

 

CHANGING WEATHER, 
&

CHANING WORLD,
NEWS

 August 2017

Updated Daily 
August 10

 

The transitions between seasons, their basic character, their timing, temp, and humidity transitions have all changed. The directions from which the seasonal winds blow have changed. These changes are reverberating through and disrupting webs of life that wrap around the whole planet.

Blooming, feeding, mating, and migration patterns of all living things are changing around the world.

Here we track the obvious and the subtle human affects on Nature. The club and the knife, if you will.

 

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August 10

 

Tropical Heat Expanding-Expanded Northward

Human-caused warming likely led to recent streak of record-breaking temperatures,
AMERICAN GEOPHYSICAL UNION, August 10, 2017.

 

 

History of Global Warming through a Mosquito’s Eyes
On the Wings of the Expanding Heat

Aedes aegypti mosquitos introduced to California multiple times,
PLOS, August 10, 2017.

Mosquito News

 

 

Big Changes Everywhere

Climate change shifts timing of European floods,
VIENNA UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY, August 10, 2017.

 

 

 

August 9

Recovery?
The Seasons Continue to Change

Incomplete drought recovery may be the new normal,
CARNEGIE INSTITUTION FOR SCIENCE, August 9, 2017.

Just like what we're seeing here & now. Continuing high temps continuing to stress trees recieving adequate water.

Interestingly enough, I wrote on July 27 that the wet, tropical Winter we just experienced did not actually end the "drought," in that the progression of heating and changes in weather patterns continued unabated through last Winter, but most importantly, that it was these new patterns themselves that swept huge amounts of tropical moisture North last Winter.

 

The New Normal

  

 

Cooking Along, Singing a Song

Report confirms 2016 was another warm year,
WILEY, August 9, 2017.

"...2015 and 2016 were clearly warmer than any other year in the record."

“...the two warmest years on record for global temperature.”

 

  

The Corporate Growth Machine of Death
Results...

Science report: Who gets hotter, wetter with climate change,
AP, August 9, 2017.

 

 

 

August 3

RED ALERT

Seasons' Timing and Character Rapidly Changing 
Week per Decade

Alaska's North Slope snow-free season is lengthening,
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER, August 3, 2017.

Water, Air, and Fire have all changed.

Heavy duty shit way above my pay grade is happening to the great forces of this planet. We can measure the size of "things," of changing temps and times on land, in water, and in the air. But, we seem blind to the actual destructive potential to the Web of Life when these forces are pushed out of alingment.

This rate of change presages vast ecological changes, crashes, on the way to significantly less global fertility. 

 

 

 

Temperatures rising,
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA - SANTA BARBARA, August 3, 2017.

 

 

We moved our “clean” manufacturing to very dirty China & India.

American interests financed moving the world’s manufacturing to China and India, and the political bribes necessary for this trechery.
None of their bribed politicians (dems & repugs) will do anything to threaten these investments or the profound profts (the wealth of the middle class) offshoring our manufacturing jobs and massive immigration has brought to our corporate aristocracy.

Therefore China and India were exempted from Paris, essentially allowing unlimited pollution from the whole world’s manufacturing, which our corporate leaders moved to China.

The whole world’s manufacturing pollution was exempted from the Paris Accord, and still is exempted without the Paris Accord. I see a big difference… not.

I see the next frau… I mean “accord,” must include all of the third-world’s (American financed and consumed) “industrial revolution,” or again be ineffective window-dressing for the corporate rape of our people and our environment. The Paris Accord was a corporate fraud perpetuated by the corporate greens that protected their corrupt system of authority, power, and profits.

In the meantime the corporate green’s plans for rapid population expansion is designed to drive Chinese manufacturing forward.
Both of these flawed programs of offshoring and massive immigration are coming to an end due to their own internal economic and social flaws. An economic system that advances by draining, by being a parasite on its own citizens is doomed to failure. Our corporate aristocracy “won” when they used illegals and offshoring to steal the wealth of our nation.

Unfortunatly, that also removed the purchasing power of the American middle-class, which is the foundation for an epic social and economic deterioration, which ironically, happens as the rich get richer than ever before while everyone else hits the floor.

Our corporate aristocracy stole the purchasing power of the whole middle class using foreigners by 1999, then loaned their own stolen money back to them to maintain “demand,” until that scam collapsed in 2007. This is good for carbon!

The production of carbon dioxide is going to drop precipitiously when the world’s central banks stop printing money to make up for the loss of demand of the drained and destroyed American middle-class.

What goes up will come down, and we have flown very high. It appears that not much of the Natural World will be remaining unmolested after we finish this next “up & down” cycle in the battle between human greed and virtue.

Our "Leadership."

 

 

 

 August 2, 2017

 

 

Health, Fitness, & Climate

Risk to Europe's most dangerous pathogens revealed,
UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL, August 2, 2017.

We have already seen epic spread of diseases and their vectors.

 

 

New Era of Starvation

Millions may face protein deficiency as a result of human-caused carbon dioxide emissions,
HARVARD T.H. CHAN SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH, August 2, 2017.

 

 

 

 

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