RADICAL SEASONAL CHANGE HAPPENED: The "New Normal" Warmer, Drier, & Wetter High Sierra


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By Alex Wierbinski - Posted on 06 March 2018

 

RADICAL SEASONAL CHANGE HAPPENED
The "New Normal" Warmer, Drier, & Wetter High Sierra

Too Much or Not Enough, and it's Still Rapidly Changing

Tahoe faces wild swings in snowfall. Here’s what resorts are doing about it,
Sac Bee, March 5, 2018.

“Climate change is real. To deny it is a fool’s errand.”
“We will see more of these extreme years, very dry and very wet.”

"...while the region will still get occasional years with heavy precipitation, there’s no guarantee that it will always be snowfall. Or that it will last long before it melts."

 

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Wetter is Not Better

Breaking our Own Environment
More Warm Rain Brings More Problems

As summers get warmer, more rain may not be better than less,
University of British Columbia, February 28, 2018.

 

 

It's Getting Hotter and Hotter...

2017 Record Hot Year, Again, Recent Records

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I'm not really happy with all the people who've put themselves and their personal greed above the health of my country's environment, and have damaged our country and its environment for their personal advancement.

The radical destructive changes we've already inflicted our environment and ourselves require we stop feeding the beast of relentless greed driving relentless growth, and balance our society with itself and within our environment.

 

 

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