Brazil suffering record cold temperatures again in July 2016 after a cold wave that damaged agriculture in June 2016. Arabica coffee beans stand at 36% loss, bananas 70% loss in Ribeira, Argentina 30% loss of raisin production and Chile clementine 30% increase. The grand solar minimum is here, South America is repeating the normal pattern expected climate wise during the GSM.
– North Magnetic Pole Is Shifting Rapidly Toward Russia (National Geographic News, Dec. 15, 2005)
Earth’s magnetic field seems to be weakening and potentially migrating
arth’s magnetic field is weakening, and may be getting set to flip–in just a few thousand years north will become south and south will become north, LiveScience reports. But before it can do that, the magnetic field may wander around a bit. Right now, say scientists with the European Space Agency, the Earth’s magnetic north pole seems to be wandering over to Siberia.
The strength of the Earth’s magnetic field is always changing, with patches of stronger or weaker shielding found across the planet. Right now, the weakest spots hover above the Western Hemisphere, whereas places around the Indian Ocean have been growing stronger. The wobbles in magnetic field strength, says LiveScience, could mean that the planet’s magnetic field is entering a period of flux that will last up to a few thousand years and may ultimately end in a flipping of Earth’s magnetic poles. Continue reading »
A group of adventurers, sailors, pilots and climate scientists that recently started a journey around the North Pole in an effort to show the lack of ice, has been blocked from further travels by ice.
The Polar Ocean Challenge is taking a two month journey that will see them go from Bristol, Alaska, to Norway, then to Russia through the North East passage, back to Alaska through the North West passage, to Greenland and then ultimately back to Bristol. Their objective, as laid out by their website, was to demonstrate “that the Arctic sea ice coverage shrinks back so far now in the summer months that sea that was permanently locked up now can allow passage through.”
There has been one small hiccup thus-far though: they are currently stuck in Murmansk, Russia because there is too much ice blocking the North East passage the team said didn’t exist in summer months, according to Real Climate Science. Continue reading »
Every grand Solar Minimum there is a VEI 6 or VEI 7 eruption, when it happens again we can expect 4C drop in European temperatures. The Sahel area in Northern Africa is getting wetter and rains are beginning to abound in the once desert areas allowing for corn growing to start again.
ENSO Drop in Temps http://notrickszone.com/#sthash.VM1tO…
369 Year Temperature Reconstruction Tree Rings http://notrickszone.com/2016/07/17/ne…
1816 Year Without a Summer http://www.clim-past-discuss.net/cp-2…
Jul 18, 2016
“Record Warm” temperatures in Alaska are not records after all, it has been warmer by 1C in the last few years, also it was warmer in 1815 followed by a drastic drop in temperatures. We are repeating a cycle, forests are being found under glaciers that are now retreating. NASA changes temperature record in Nuuk, Greenland and Iceland to remove 1940’s warm spike.
Record Heat Alaska http://mashable.com/2016/07/14/deadho…
Warmer Alaska Before https://stevengoddard.wordpress.com/2…
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~aka… Continue reading »
Snow continues to fall across Europe in July 2016. A total of 10 days of snow in this extremely rare round of bizarre snowy weather during the European summer. Strawberry crops lost in Switzerland due to cold and rain. India suffers extreme drought effecting tomato crops country wide along with the dairy industry.
Snow has fallen on six of the Earth’s seven continents in July 2016. This runs contrary to claims of the warmest year ever. The Grand Solar Minimum has commenced, and instead of combining global resources to prepare our citizens, the rhetoric of warmest year ever continues. When the cooling commences this winter, governments will be changed as food prices skyrocket.
Argentinians told to wear their coats in the house to save electricity http://www.bubblear.com/macri-tells-a…
NOAA way hot over the rest of the world http://notrickszone.com/2016/04/02/hu…
NOAA adjusted ENSO down after they were caught push high temperatures http://www.bom.gov.au/climate/model-s…
Snow patches across Scotland are the most reported and the thickest since the 1800’s. Bees are dying at an alarming rate due to pesticides and groups are starting across the world to help save the bee population. All Hives Matter. A quick look at drought and wet cycles across North Africa.
A trend of well-below the 10-year average number of estimated tornadoes, observed since 2012, continues so far, according to the US Storm Prediction Center (SPC) and local storm reports from the National Weather Service (NWS).
770 tornadoes were reported up to July 17, 2016, while the data collected in the period between 2005 and 2015 indicates the average number of recorded tornadoes to the same date is 1 069.
H/t reader kevin a.
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Malta is set to become the first EU country to ban the use of the controversial weedkiller glyphosate, which was reauthorised by the European Commission this month despite Malta’s opposition.
An Environment Ministry spokeswoman told the Times of Malta that the government had begun the process of banning the chemical, which is considered a “probable human carcinogen” by the World Health Organisation cancer agency.
Monsanto are being sued by four Nebraskan farmers, who have developed non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, one of the cancers associated with the use of glyphosate – a key ingredient to Roundup.
The farmers, along with an agronomist, are suing the agricultural giant for what they say is false information about the safety of Roundup use and a deliberate misleading of Monsanto’s consumers. Continue reading »
“Takes away the sleep of farmers.”
18 July 2016 – Frost hit the coffee region in the south – for the second time this year – and should directly impact the next crop. There will be an impact on vegetable crops as well. Although beautiful to the eye, it takes away the sleep of farmers. Continue reading »
“Puno: 82 niños fallecen por el intenso frío,” reads the headline.
With the temperature dropping to 20 ° below zero, a total of 82 children under five have died from pneumonia in different regions of Peru, said the latest Epidemiological Bulletin of the Ministry of Health (MoH).
The frigid weather has generated 42,200 cases of acute respiratory infections (ARI) in children, according to the Regional Health Authority (Diresa) of Ancash.
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This is how we’re being conned.
It’s not global warming, it’s OCEAN warming
By Robert W Felix
We keep hearing that this month, or that month, or some other month, was the hottest month on record.
“May 2016 Was the 13th Consecutive Warmest Month on Record,” shouts the headline on Weather.com.
“The 15th month, in a row, that we’ve had the hottest month on record,” warns the accompanying video.
“NASA Report, 8th Consecutive Warmest Month On Record,” the article explains.
“April 2016 was the warmest April on record for the globe, making it the 12th consecutive month that earth has recorded its warmest respective month on record.”
Eighth? Thirteenth? Fifteenth? Twelfth? All of these conflicting numbers appeared in the same article.
Whatever the number, it’s still a con job. Continue reading »
– Photographer Sneaks into Fukushima: “I can feel a burning sensation in my eyes and thick chemical smell”… We drove straight out — An “almost entirely lifeless” post-apocalyptic world… “IT WAS AMAZING!!!!!” — “Radiation leakage is damaging environment and life in Pacific” (PICS & VIDEO)
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In the town of Atuncoya in Buenavista, Puno, inhabitants do not remember a winter with frost as strong as this.
17 July 2016 – In Atuncoya and Cachipascana cold kills. Extreme cold in Puno. Temperatures reaching 15 degrees below zero.
- 13 children under five have died in the Puno region from April to date.
- 19 thousand hectares of crops have been ruined by hail and bitter cold.
- More than 18,000 animals have died.
Juana Díaz Quispe collects manure of sheep and alpacas and uses it in her tiny kitchen of stones and adobe to keep the fire alive. She has no wood or coal. Nor electricity and gas. Continue reading »
Long thought to be extinct, the Colli Albani Volcanic District, located just 19 miles (30 km) from downtown Rome, is waking up.
Using ground-based observations of rising land, earthquake swarms and steam vents along with satellite data to track Colli Albani’s activity, a team of researchers says the complex is overdue for an eruption.
The activity includes a four-year earthquake swarm that began in 1991, and more recently, a volcanic vent that opened near Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport in 2013,
JULY Snow in Five European Countries
More than a foot (30 cm) of snow in the passes.
A total of 10 days of snow in this extremely rare round of bizarre snowy weather during the European summer.
Even the locals are saying how strange and unusual this is.
Strawberry crops lost in Switzerland due to cold and rain
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In fact, the increased levels will allow our children to “enjoy far more plant and animal life than that with which we now are blessed.”
– Willie Soon
Increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide levels during the 20th and early 21st centuries “have produced no deleterious effects upon Earth’s weather and climate,” says Willie Soon, of the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.“Increased carbon dioxide has, however, markedly increased plant growth. Predictions of harmful climatic effects due to future in creases in hydrocarbon use and minor green house gases like CO2 do not conform to current experimental knowledge. Continue reading »
U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) officials knew about environmental data manipulation for years before they stopped the manipulation or notified scientists who may have used phony information, a Daily Caller News Foundation investigation has found.
A USGS analyst resigned while under investigation for data manipulation from 1996 to 2008, but another analyst continued that distortion until 2014. But agency officials learned data was manipulated as early as 2004 when scientists found “test results did not make sense” and “were not accurate,” according to a Department of the Interior inspector general (IG) audit published 11 years later. Continue reading »
The biodiesel factory, a three-story steel skeleton crammed with pipes and valves, squatted on a concrete slab between a railroad track and a field of storage tanks towering over the Houston Ship Channel. Jeffrey Kimes, an engineer for the Environmental Protection Agency, arrived there at 9 a.m. on a muggy Wednesday in August 2011.
He’d come to visit Green Diesel, a company that appeared to be an important contributor to the EPA’s fledgling renewable fuels program, part of an effort to clean the air and lessen U.S. dependence on foreign fuel. In less than three years, Green Diesel had reported producing 50 million gallons of biodiesel. Yet Kimes didn’t know the company. He asked other producers, and they weren’t familiar with Green Diesel either. He thought he ought to see this business for himself.
Kimes, who works out of Denver, was greeted at the Green Diesel facility by a man who said he was the plant manager. He was the only employee there, which was odd. “For a big plant like that, you’re going to need a handful of people at least to run it, maintain it, and monitor the process,” says Kimes, a 21-year EPA veteran. The two toured the grounds, climbing metal stairways and examining the equipment. The place was weirdly still and quiet. Some pipes weren’t connected to anything. Two-story-high biodiesel mixing canisters sat rusting, the fittings on their tops covered in garbage bags secured with duct tape. Kimes started asking questions. “They showed me a log, and from that you could see they hadn’t been producing fuel for a long period of time,” he says.
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Some 44.426 alpacas, 3902 llamas, 4370 sheep and 4183 cattle have died because of low temperatures, according to the Regional Directorate of Agriculture Puno.
Meanwhile, in Arequipa, about 5,000 alpacas have died since this cold period began in May this year, said Mirko Avendao, regional manager of Agriculture. Continue reading »
13 July 2016 – Low temperatures in June influenced the quality of some products in São Paulo, causing losses and consequent price increases.
Three polar masses of strong intensity caused the temperature to drop below 10 ° C for several consecutive days. Continue reading »