Some recent headlines.........

Discussion in 'Politics & Religion' started by futurecurrents, Aug 15, 2012.

  1. U.S. Drought Could Cause Global Unrest
    By Brandon KeimEmail Author July 24, 2012 | 11:26 am |

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    Drought sends Mississippi into 'uncharted territory'

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    July Hottest Month on Record in U.S.

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    Melting of Greenland Ice Sheet Breaks 30-Year Record LiveScience.com - 10 hrs ago
    On Aug. 8, the Greenland ice sheet shattered a seasonal record

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    Arctic Sea-Ice Melt Picks Up, Could Set Record LiveScience.com - 11 hrs ago
    In roughly a month, Arctic sea ice is expected to reach its annual minimum extent, but already, this summer's trend has the look of unusually low-ice year

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    Exxon CEO blames 'illiterate' public for 'overreacting' to global warming
    Rex Tillerson, the head of the world's largest oil company, admitted fossil fuels are causing climate change
    But, Tillerson blamed 'lazy journalists' and environmentalists 'manufacturing fear' for 'overblown' concern about the issue
    Scientists say the violent and sporadic weather this year is a taste of the impact of global warming
     
  2. Ricter

    Ricter

    "My" barley crop (I actually rent out the land) got nearly wiped out yesterday by hail-75% of the heads down. For Alberta, last two storms, over 2 million acres are write-offs. Thankfully, so far, Sask. and Manitoba are doing well.