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Ringing The Alarm Bell NOW

Ringing The Alarm Bell NOW

I know.  I know.  I keep sending you articles about extreme weather and its consequences.  It’s because it’s my perception that most people, especially those in the US, haven’t yet come to grips with how bad the circumstances are that we are already experiencing around the planet due to the increased heat in the atmosphere .  And, therefore, how much worse it is…

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Hindu Kush Himalayan Region is Important Too

Hindu Kush Himalayan Region is Important Too

In the last article I sent out it mentions the world’s ‘Third Pole”.  That region is the Hindu Kush Himalayan mountains.  And a warmer climate is melting it as well.   “Glaciers in the Hindu Kush Himalayan region, which spans eight countries in South Asia from Afghanistan to Myanmar, could lose more than a third of their volume by the end…

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The Enormous Impact of Melting Ice

The Enormous Impact of Melting Ice

There is so much quotable news in the article below I don’t know where to start.  Basically, this piece consolidates many of the warnings I’ve been writing about forever.  The main points: A warming planet will melt glaciers and ice sheets around the world. This will lead to sea level rise that will put costal communities in grave danger in a multitude of ways. Changing…

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DANGER: Four Times the Rate Previously Thought

DANGER: Four Times the Rate Previously Thought

  The data from scientists just gets scarier and scarier.  Despite the fact that you may look out your window and not see much change in your immediate landscape, massive changes are happening around the globe that are already having a significant impact on our planet and many other people around the globe are already feeling the pain.  The recent…

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Two Updates: Australia Heat and Pentagon Warning

Two Updates: Australia Heat and Pentagon Warning

In my last two posts (http://franklytalking.com/6049-2/  &  http://franklytalking.com/climate-change-costs-allstate-3-billion-in-9-days/)  one was about record breaking heat in Australia and the other referenced “Our own Pentagon has sited climate change as the biggest threat to the planet and peace”.  In the last couple of days, two additional articles have been published which relate to these two posts and reiterate the point.   First is a new…

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Climate Wars

Climate Wars

In my last post (http://franklytalking.com/co2-emissions-hiccup/) I wrote, “Our own Pentagon has sited climate change as the biggest threat to the planet and peace.”  I have mentioned this before over the years. Today, another article came out that reiterates this fact.  While this piece does not mention the Pentagon reports that have been published, it does discuss the Pentagon’s fears of the risk…

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Shorter Winters, Less Snow, Big Trouble

Shorter Winters, Less Snow, Big Trouble

One of the first consequences of a warming climate that I said would occur is now happening and being confirmed by data. Scientists predicted that the snow pack in the Rocky Mountains would shrink as a result of shorter and warmer winters.  The principal problem that was foreseen was less water flowing into the rivers which flow into the Great Plains that provide irrigation for…

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What’s Warm and Wet?  Minnesota and Siberia

What’s Warm and Wet? Minnesota and Siberia

The following headlines and articles are becoming more and more frequent as the consequences of a warming climate are becoming increasingly evident and consequential.  It’s one thing to say, “get used to these headlines”.  It’s an altogether different thing to get used to what is and going to happen.  The frequency of the headlines is only a small sampling of…

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