Climate Engineering Connection To Alarming Increase In Serious Illness, A Prominent Scientist Speaks Out
“Dr. Hans Kugler, PhD, is one of our most highly recognized researchers in the field of anti-aging medicine; his scientific presentations – supported by impeccable documentation – are eye-openers for professionals and lay-persons alike. As professor of chemistry at Roosevelt University in Chicago, where he also did extensive longevity research, Dr. Kugler not only puts things into perspective, but also provides a complete picture of the anti-aging and regenerative medical sciences that can be applied with successful results.” -Quote by Dr. Ronald Klatz, M.D., D.O. President, American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine (A4M)
As the completely out of control global climate modification assault continues to wreak havoc on Earth’s life support systems and the environment, more and more credible members of society are speaking out. Dr. Hans Kugler, who is a president and founder of International Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, and a director of HK Stem Cell Laboratory at Health Integration Center (as well as a former West-German Air Force officer, pilot and platoon leader), has shown exceptional courage by openly and directly sounding the alarm on the most critical issue that we face, the global climate engineering assault. My most sincere thanks to Dr. Hans Kugler for giving us a very clear assessment of the dangers posed by geoengineering.
Alarming increase in serious illnesses in the US, along with a marked decrease in life expectancy, trend starting 16+ years ago
We, IAAM (International Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine), contacted a number of longevity experts to pinpoint the causes. Look at the graph in Bezruchka’s paper: The US is dead-last!
Besides the established connection to the use of GMOs, there is also a definite increase in overall inflammation, clearly connected to Chemtrail/climate engineering spraying. For the latest like recent article in The Washington Post and GMO Industry Harassment against Researchers Exposed.
We are also exploring the connection between Chemtrail/climate engineering spraying and the – strangely – appearing and disappearing flu symptoms; we will cover this in the future.
Within the last 20 years there has been an alarming increase in serious illnesses in the US, along with a marked decrease in life expectancy (Bezruchka, 2012). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that the cost of diabetes and diabetes-related treatment was
approximately $116 billion dollars in 2007. Estimated costs related to obesity were $147 billion in 2008 and cardiovascular diseases and stroke were $475.3 billion in 2009. Health care expenditures in the US totaled 2.2 trillion dollars in 2007 (CDC, 2013a). The onset of serious illness is appearing in increasingly younger cohorts. The US leads the world in the increase in deaths due to neurological diseases between 1979-81 and 2004-06 for the 55-65 age group (Pritchard et al., 2013). These mental disorder deaths are more typical of the over 65 age group. There have been similar findings for obesity, asthma, behavior and learning problems, and chronic disease in children and young adults (Van Cleave et al., 2010). Type II diabetes in youth is being called an epidemic (Rosenbloom et al., 1999). The rate of chronic disease in the entire US population has been dramatically increasing with an estimated 25% of the US population suffering from multiple chronic diseases (Autoimmunity Research Foundation, 2012). These findings suggest environmental triggers rather than genetic or age-related causes.
During this same time period, there has been an exponential increase in the amount of glyphosate applied to food crops and in the percentage of GE food crops planted (Benbrook, 2012). We undertook a study to see if correlations existed between the rise of GE crops, the associated glyphosate use and the rise in chronic disease in the US.
Reference to full paper: The Deteriorating International Ranking of U.S. Health Status. Annual Review of Public Health
For years, scientists have documented the rapid retreat of Arctic ice, from melting glaciers in Greenland to shrinking snow cover in far northern Eurasia. Now researchers have discovered one Arctic ice cap that appears to be literally sliding into the sea.
Ice is disappearing at a truly astonishing rate in Austfonna, an expanse of frozen rock far north of the Arctic Circle in Norway’s Svalbard island chain. Just since 2012, the ice cap covering the island has thinned by a whopping 160 feet, according to an analysis of satellite measurements by a team led by researchers at Britain’s University of Leeds.
Put another way, the ice cap’s vertical expanse dropped in two years by a distance equivalent to the height of a 16-story building. As another comparison, consider that scientists were recently alarmed to discover that one of Western Antarctica’s ice sheets was losing vertical height at a rate of 30 feet a year.
“It is a very large signal,” said Mal McMillan, a geophysicist and one of two researchers at Leeds’ Center for Polar Observation and Modelling who worked on the study. “The ice cap has slumped out into the ocean with a substantial loss of ice.”
McMillan and colleague Andrew Shepherd analyzed changes in Austfonna’s ice using data from satellites that measure, among other things, changes in elevation. They found that the gradual melting of the island’s 1,550-cubic-mile ice cap recently shifted into overdrive, for reasons that aren’t fully understood. Small ice caps like the one over Austfonna are believed to be more vulnerable to climate change-related thawing because relatively more surface area is exposed to the air and sea.
In this case, the ice cap lost one-sixth of its original thickness in two years, and the flow of ice from the summit to the sea accelerated by 25 fold, to a rate of several kilometers a year, a fast clip by glacier standards, the study found.
“What we see here is unusual because it … appears to have started when ice began to thin and accelerate at the coast,” Shepherd said.
The research, published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, illustrates how quickly ice caps can evolve, highlighting the challenges associated with predicting future impact of climate change, the scientists said. Arctic experts are closely watching changes in polar ice because of the potentially profound implications for sea-level rise. About a third of the increase in sea level in recent decades is attributed to melting glaciers and ice sheets, and researchers worry that more rapid melting could eventually swamp coastal cities around the world.
Still, researchers say, it’s too early to say definitively if the shrinking of the Austfonna ice cap is due to global warming. Ice caps can shift suddenly for reasons that have nothing to do with climate, McMillan said. But in this case the list of possible culprits would certainly include warmer ocean water and air temperatures, both of which have risen more rapidly in the Arctic compared to the rest of the planet, he said.
“We’ve only seen this for a couple of years,” he said he said of the Austfonna meltdown, “so we really need to monitor it further.”
Those in power have done their absolute best to convince an all too gullible public that our constantly hazed out skies are just the result of “contrails”, this is an absolute lie. All those that are funded by the power structure in one form or another tow the line on this lie as their paychecks and pensions depend on their participation. The list of those who are lying about the issue of “contrails” is incredibly long. It includes (but is not limited to) elected officials, government agencies (including state agencies), meteorologists, journalists and media sources, etc. With very few exceptions, we should not see ANYTHING behind the jets in our skies that are fitted with high bypass turbofan jet engines. High Bypass turbofan jet engines are fitted on ALL COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT and ALL MILITARY TANKERS. High bypass jet engines are nearly incapable of producing a “condensation trail” except for the most extreme conditions and even then any visible trail should not be more than a few seconds at most. Even many actively engaged in the fight to expose and stop the ongoing climate engineering insanity do not yet understand this fact. Shorter bright trails are in most cases still SPRAYED HIGHLY TOXIC DISPERSIONS. Those who truly want to be effective in the battle to expose the geoengineering crimes should take the time to watch the video below, perhaps twice. More than any other issue, our collective futures depend on exposing and stopping the spraying. Do your part, get educated and become a more effective fighter in this most critical battle.
Winter storm “Juno” is here, and it is engineered from top to bottom. The weather event that is unfolding on the East Coast of the US is a completely manipulated monstrosity. The total desperation of the power structure and the climate engineers is so very evident as they throw everything they have at the creation of a “winter storm” which is meteorologically as unnatural as it could possibly be. Snow now generally has nothing to do with elevation, rather, the “heavy wet snow” is focused where most of the moisture is. Massive amounts of moisture are necessary for the chemical ice nucleation process which transforms what should have been rain into snow due to the endothermic reaction it induces. This also lowers the temperatures on the ground as the more dense chemically cooled air (created from the nucleation process) sinks to ground level. The layer of cold air is very shallow, but it does lower the temperatures enough to produce the desired headlines.
Winter Storm Juno is a product of intense climate engineering efforts. What is the goal? To create headlines, confusion, and distraction from what is rapidly unfolding on the bigger picture.
What are the climate engineers trying to hide? How about the record warm temperatures happening at the very same time as “winter storm Juno”.
The map above shows the “departure from normal high temperatures” for the US. This map is for Tuesday, January 27, 2015, which is exactly the same time as the hight of engineered winter storm “Juno”. Note that there will be RECORD SHATTERING HIGH TEMPERATURES in huge section of the US. Some regions will be over 30 degrees ABOVE NORMAL. You won’t hear “The Weather Channel” saying much about this, in fact, they will likely not mention it at all. For those that are not yet aware, 2014 was the warmest year every recorded on our planet.
What was the most anomalously cold place in the whole world for the entire 2014 year? The eastern half of the North American continent as the map below clearly shows. The “GISS” map also shows “departure from normal high temperatures”, but for the entire 2014 year. The constant engineered cool-downs of the Eastern US is a psychological operation in every sense of the term.
Why are the climate engineers and their mainstream media servants so focused on the Eastern US? Because this is the most densely populated region of the US. This is the region where the geoengineers can cause the greatest amount of impact to the largest number of US citizens that are in the zone of greatest population density. Doesn’t the power structure care about the decimation they are causing with the highly destructive engineered winter storms? Absolutely not, global populations are now being constantly subjected to what can only be classified as weather warfare. What are they spraying to create the engineered weather? Highly toxic elements are raining down on us all in quantities that cannot truly be fully comprehended. The stated goal of internationally recognized geoengineers is 20,000,000 tons of aluminum nano particles annually, and that is only one component of the ongoing atmospheric spraying.
The low pressure system that is part of “winter storm Juno” is sweeping moisture up off the record warm Atlantic ocean, how can this record warm moisture just “change over” to snow? In fact, global ocean temperatures are rising so quickly the records are constantly being broken.
Again, why are the climate engineers doing this? To create maximum confusion and division in regard to the true state of the climate and to distract from a long list of other unfolding global catastrophe’s which those in power do not want the US population to become aware of. In addition to Fukushima radiation, collapsing eco systems, economic collapse, and the push for WWIII being waged by those in power, engineered snow storms are wreaking havoc around the globe.
If you live in the eastern half of the North American continent you may be convinced that the planet is actually cooling instead of warming even though 2014 is officially the warmest year ever recorded on Earth. Those that have come to such a conclusion the whole planet is cooling should carefully examine the map image below. This is a GISS “departure from normal temperature” map for the entire 2014 year. What does this map reveal? The darker the colors, the further above normal the average temperatures were for the 2014 year. The light colors reflect departures from average to the below normal side. Where was the most consistent anomalous cold region on the entire planet for the 2014 year? The eastern half of the North American continent. How can this be when most of the world is far above normal temperatures? Climate engineering, is how. The engineered cooling of the Eastern US is very much a psychological operation. Most people cannot accept the possibility of a warm world if it is cold where they live. How short many people’s memories are considering 2012 was the warmest year ever recorded in the continental US by far. In fact there were 362 all time record high temperatures set in the US during 2012, there were ZERO all time record lows. Why is it so important to know the facts in regard to the true state of the climate? Because spreading the “global cooling” propaganda is exactly what the power structure and the geoengineers want us to do. To push the “global cooling” myth is in effect helping the geoengineers sell climate engineering as an effective method of climate mitigation when in reality the exact opposite is true. Climate engineering is making the climate scenario far worse overall, not better. Worse still, the ongoing climate engineering fallout is contaminating the entire planet with toxic metal and chemical particulates.
For any that are wondering how 2015 is shaping up for the Eastern US, the same scenario we saw in 2014 is being engineered all over again. The West fries with temperatures 20 degrees or more above normal with almost no rain as the Eastern US gets the toxic engineered cool-downs.
Were the record overall global temperatures in 2014 the biggest climate story? No, Earth’s ocean temperatures are going off the charts, this should be of grave concern to us all. Though there are countless sources of negative impacts to the climate system of our planet, global climate engineering is likely the greatest single source of damage and disruption. Those that cannot bring themselves to believe any of this data (because Al Gore is just too easy to hate), should consider what is happening around the globe. Formerly frozen methane deposits are thawing and releasing around the globe. Forest fires are burning at rates many times higher than the historical norms. Tuna are being caught off the coast of Alaska, sea turtles off the coast of Oregon (again, due to extremely warm ocean temperatures), this cannot happen on a cooling planet. Global ocean warming is off the charts. If we are to have credibility in the fight to expose and halt climate engineering we must stand on facts, not ideology. The planet is in meltdown, geoengineering is making it far worse overall, not better.
The power structure owned Weather Channel is tasked with covering the tracks of the climate engineers and the completely manipulated and unnatural weather they create. Thankfully, a concerted and well organized effort has come together to expose the Weather Channel for what it is, a mechanism of mass deception to hide the climate engineering insanity. My most sincere thanks to former congressional candidate, Greg Pallen, and Marylou Harris for all they have done to sound the alarm on the critical geoengineering issue, and to InfoWars for their help getting the word out with the video below. Exposing the Weather Channel propaganda machine for what they are is a giant leap in the right direction. I hope all that are able to will attend this very important event.
If you cannot believe a US appeals court would rule that falsifying news is not illegal, just ask Fox News about the facts in this case. The 10 minute video below is very revealing in regard to just how completely corrupted our so called “news” sources are. Mainstream media is simply a tool of the power structure, by the power structure, and for the power structure. Those who use corporate media for their information are either extremely ignorant, not interested in the truth, or both. Unfortunately, this is the case for a very high percentage of populations around the globe. Ignorance will not be bliss for much longer as the walls close in on us all. We should all confidently make the attempt to wake those around us, our lives and our future depend on it.
By William Thomas
WHO NEEDS A TIMELINE OF EARTH’S SIXTH MASS EXTINCTION?
Enraptured and enslaved by blinking, beeping, twittering gadgets; increasingly lobotomized by microwaves, toxic chemicals and manufactured “foods”, we are sleep-walking beyond the brink of an unimaginable abyss. As reams of expensive computer projections continue to lag behind daily events, attempting to inhabit no-longer habitable regions is already disrupting human and wild lives.
Hysteria? Hype? Exaggeration? Must be, because if you search “Sixth Mass Extinction” you will be stampeded by reputable scientists freaking out over what is going down. Scientists with hard-earned credentials are not professionally accustomed to writing “scary,” “frightening” and “terrifying”. But they’re using these words now. We need to listen up.
“JUST THE FACTS MA’AM”
Why a timeline? When breaking the stories of Gulf War Illness, 9/11, and the ongoing aerosol geoengineering program (which I first described as “chemtrails”), I found that arranging historically-corroborated facts in a simple date-driven listing accomplishes two good things:
1: Avoids the bias of a predetermined agenda the book then “proves”.
2: Confers the bonus of startling and insightful juxtapositions between seemingly unrelated events.
In this life on this planet, nothing is unrelated. Everyone and everything is interwoven. Ignoring the spreading and intersecting ripples of our daily choices means we can avoid looking at the ecological context of lives lost in electrosmog, noise and concrete. Onboard a planet, context is everything.
So is situational awareness. As a former pilot and bluewater sailor, my location, air/sea state, trending weather, approaching hazards, and airworthiness/seaworthiness of my craft held my complete attention for hours, days, even weeks at a stretch. Lives depended on it.
So go figure, Trekkies. Rushing though the silent, cold, irradiated vacuum of deep space, the thin-skinned ship we share with myriad other life forms is visibly shedding parts. Weather everywhere is becoming more frequently freakish. With no lifeboats to hand and the nearest inhabitable planet unknown out to 10,000 light years, you’d think everyone onboard would be obsessed by the rapidly deteriorating condition of their space colony.
Yet, the ongoing extinction of most life on Earth remains a non-story to a corporate media dedicated to serving up endless monsters and titillation, along with nonstop imprecations to assure our individual identity by keeping our interrupting devices turned on and our brains turned off as we rush to Buy Still More Stuff. Species-wise, this strategy is not working out too well.
Though intended as a source-book for activists (which ought to include all of us), this timeline does not attempt to deal with denialists. Implacable facts only drive true believers deeper into their beliefs. If you are looking for insight into the Really Big Question, “What The Hell Is Going On?” – welcome aboard. Almost every word in this timeline is a verbatim quote [sources provided]. I’ve worked hard editing hundreds of news stories into basic bullet points, so please put this aside until you can spend some time with it. The best way to read this litany of (mostly) unsettling events is to scroll through it quickly, glancing at the bolded headings to get a sense of converging trend lines. Then go back and read the sections that most interest, intrigue or freak you out.
The notion behind this much bad news is that it’s always better to know the state of your ship.
FOUR BIG THINGS IMMEDIATELY BECOME CLEAR
1. The 3-4C additional Earth warming our fossil fuel use is locking in later in this Last Chance Century, an increasingly acidic and barren world ocean, global proliferation of brain-wiping and sterilizing wireless radiation, worldwide food contamination through GMOs and radionuclides, and the growing threat of massive methane releases in the thawing Arctic are each a civilization show-stopper. All of these processes are cumulative in their effects, synergistic in their interactions… and accelerating.
2. Hope is not a plan. Denial is not an appropriate response. The only possibility of species survival (including humans), is to keep fossil fuels in the ground and fossil fools away from the controls. All-out global response demands full mobilization now.
3. No such course change can be made while megacorporations and the banks that own them control governments through campaign bribes and job-loss threats. In Canada and the USA, rigged voting for media-manicured political puppets has become a bread-snd-circuses distraction. The only possibility of dealing with this deepening planetary emergency is to immediate revoke the corporate charters of every injurious corporation, end financial speculation, and transfer the printing of national currencies by private banks misleadingly labelled “Federal Reserve” back to civilian control.
4. “All Hands On Deck!” means everybody. It means paying close attention to every choice we make, whether a frustrated retort to another zombie screenhead, more junk picked up at Wal-Mart, or that thing we just “threw away”. Onboard a spacecraft, where everything recirculates, there is no “away”. Everything tossed into a waterway, roadway, skyway or field will come back to whap some critters (maybe your own kids) upside the head. Guaranteed.
Solutions to this converging crisis require not to more tech with its built-in consequences, but more restraint. Now might be an excellent time to disempower faceless bankers and currency manipulators – and prepare for dislocations to precariously-maintained lifestyles – by stepping back from money-as-debt toward more local trade and food growing. And away from petroleum addiction into off-grid living and human-powered, electric and wind-driven transportation. We can either adopt lives of voluntary simplicity now. Or involuntary simplicity soon.
Our personal response also calls for supporting smaller conscious companies, while joining grassroots groups like 350.org and geoengineeringwatch.org with a broad enough network to disrupt and reverse ecocide by the military-industrial-entertainment nexus. And as I found during BC’s logging wars, depending on your courage and circumstances, choosing to be a protector rather than a predator might also mean engaging in the hallowed American tradition of civil disobedience in the legally justified cause of civil defense.
Only when we confront the lessons we’ve arranged for ourselves – or look in a child’s eyes – can we “get the lessons” and stop killing the world.
Hornby Island, Canada
January 18, 2015
Source: Skeptical Science
Climate myth: Antarctica is gaining ice
“[Ice] is expanding in much of Antarctica, contrary to the widespread public belief that global warming is melting the continental ice cap.” (Greg Roberts, The Australian)
Antarctica is a continent with 98% of the land covered by ice, and is surrounded by ocean that has much of its surface covered by seasonal sea ice. Reporting on Antarctic ice often fails to recognise the fundamental difference between sea ice and land ice. Antarctic land ice is the ice which has accumulated over thousands of years on the Antarctica landmass through snowfall. This land ice therefore is actually stored ocean water that once evaporated and then fell as precipitation on the land. Antarctic sea ice is entirely different as it is ice which forms in salt water during the winter and almost entirely melts again in the summer.
Importantly, when land ice melts and flows into the oceans global sea levels rise on average; when sea ice melts sea levels do not change measurably but other parts of the climate system are affected, like increased absorbtion of solar energy by the darker oceans.
To summarize the situation with Antarctic ice trends:
- Antarctic land ice is decreasing at an accelerating rate
- Antarctic sea ice is increasing despite the warming Southern Ocean
Antarctic Land Ice is decreasing
Measuring changes in Antarctic land ice mass has been a difficult process due to the ice sheet’s massive size and complexity. However, since the 1990s satellites have been launched that allow us to measure those changes. There are three entirely different approaches, and they all agree within their measurement uncertainties. The most recent estimate of land ice change that combines estimates from these three approaches reported (Shepherd and others, 2012) that between 1992 and 2011, the Antarctic Ice Sheets overall lost 1350 giga-tonnes (Gt) or 1,350,000,000,000 tonnes into the oceans, at an average rate of 70 Gt per year (Gt/yr). Because a reduction in mass of 360 Gt/year represents an annual global-average sea level rise of 1 mm, these estimates equate to an increase in global-average sea levels by 0.19 mm/yr, or 1.9 mm per decade. Together with the land ice loss from Greenland, this represents about 30% of the observed global-average sea level rise over this period.
Examining how this change is spread over time (Figure 1) reveals that the ice sheet as a whole was not losing or gaining ice in the early 1990s. Since then ice loss has begun, and is clearly seen to have accelerated during that time:
Figure 1: Estimates of total Antarctic land ice changes (bottom) and regions within it (top) and approximate sea level contributions using a combination of several different measurement techniques (Shepherd and others, 2012). Shaded areas represent the estimate uncertainty (1-sigma).
The satellite mission that is best suited to measuring land ice mass change is the Gravity Recovery and Climate Experiment (GRACE). The GRACE satellites measure changes in Earth’s gravity and these can be directly related to surface mass variations such as the Antarctic ice sheet. Recent GRACE estimates of mass change show the dramatic mass loss in West Antarctica and mass gain in East Antarctica (King and others, 2012):
Figure 2: a, GRACE estimate of ice-mass change (2002-2012), with ice drainage basins numbered (boldface italics where trends are statistically different to zero with 95% confidence). b, c, Basin-specific lower and upper bounds on ice-mass change, respectively, reflecting the potential systematic error in the basin estimates (King and others, 2012).
The East Antarctic Ice Sheet is growing slightly over satellite period (Figures 1&2) but not enough to offset the other losses. It is not yet clear if the increase in mass in Antarctica is a short-term phenomena due to a particularly snowy period (Boening and others, 2012) or if it is a long-term trend. Increased snowfall in East Antarctica has long been predicted in a warming climate, so this is an important region to continue monitoring.
The land ice loss from the West Antarctic Ice Sheet is not due to surface melting, as the summer temperatures in Antarctica are generally always below freezing, and measured changes in precipitation cannot explain it either. Instead, the melting is occuring due to warm ocean water melting the land ice around its edges, resulting in a spreading of this ice loss inland:
Figure 3: Rates of lowering of land ice and its floating extensions in West Antarctica, 2003–2008 (Pritchard and others, 2012). Floating extensions of the land ice (ice shelves) that are labelled are Venable (V), Abbott (A), Cosgrove (C), Pine Island (PI), Thwaites (TH), Crosson (CR), Dotson (D), Getz (G), De Vicq (DV), Land (L), Nickerson (N) and Sulzberger (SZ). Arrows highlight areas of slow-flowing, grounded ice. Bathymetry landward of the continental-shelf break is in greyscale. The divide between floating and grounded ice is shown in white. The inset shows the location of the figure (green box) overlaid on the outline of Antarctica.
The influx in warm water onto the continental shelf in this region is not entirely understood but is probably at least partly linked to increased westerly winds that have occured as a result of reduced stratospheric ozone levels since the mid-20th Century (Gillet 2003, Thompson 2002, Turner 2009).
The Antarctic ice sheet plays an important role in the total contribution to sea level. That contribution is continuously and rapidly growing.
Antarctic Sea Ice is increasing
Antarctic sea ice has shown long term growth since satellites began measurements in 1979. This is an observation that has been often cited as proof against global warming. However, rarely is the question raised: why is Antarctic sea ice increasing? The implicit assumption is it must be cooling around Antarctica. This is decidedly not the case. In fact, the Southern Ocean has been warming faster than the rest of the world’s oceans. Globally from 1955 to 1995, oceans have been warming at 0.1°C per decade. In contrast, the Southern Ocean has been warming at 0.17°C per decade. Not only is the Southern Ocean warming, it is warming faster than the global trend.
Figure 3: Surface air temperature over the ice-covered areas of the Southern Ocean (top). Sea ice extent, observed by satellite (bottom). (Zhang 2007)
If the Southern Ocean is warming, why is Antarctic sea ice increasing? There are several contributing factors. One is the drop in ozone levels over Antarctica. The hole in the ozone layer above the South Pole has caused cooling in the stratosphere (Gillet 2003). This strengthens the cyclonic winds that circle the Antarctic continent (Thompson 2002). The wind pushes sea ice around, creating areas of open water known as polynyas. More polynyas lead to increased sea ice production (Turner 2009).
Another contributor is changes in ocean circulation. The Southern Ocean consists of a layer of cold water near the surface and a layer of warmer water below. Water from the warmer layer rises up to the surface, melting sea ice. However, as air temperatures warm, the amount of rain and snowfall also increases. This freshens the surface waters, leading to a surface layer less dense than the saltier, warmer water below. The layers become more stratified and mix less. Less heat is transported upwards from the deeper, warmer layer. Hence less sea ice is melted (Zhang 2007). An increase in melting of Antarctic land ice will also contribute to the increased sea ice production (Bintanga et al. 2013).
In summary, Antarctic sea ice is a complex and unique phenomenon. The simplistic interpretation that it must be cooling around Antarctica is decidedly not the case. Warming is happening – how it affects specific regions is complicated.
Source: Skeptical Science
WI-FI RADIATION IS KILLING TREES, NEW STUDY FINDS
Source: Popular Science, article by Dan Nosowitz
Studies on the impact of wireless radiation on humans are endlessly inconclusive, but a recent study on the effects of Wi-Fi radiation on trees–yes, trees–indicates that our woody friends may be much more vulnerable than we are. And trees can’t even enjoy the benefits of Wi-Fi. It’s all very unjust.
The study, conducted by Wageningen University, investigated findings that trees in areas with high Wi-Fi activity (urban areas, especially) were suffering from symptoms that couldn’t be tied to typical bacterial or viral causes. The symptoms included bleeding (!), fissures in the bark, the death of parts of leaves, and abnormal growth.
To test the hypothesis that the mystery illness was caused by radiation poisoning, the researchers took 20 ash trees and exposed them to various kinds of radiation for three months. Sure enough, the ash trees exposed to Wi-Fi signals showed telltale signs of radiation sickness, including a “lead-like shine” on their leaves, indicating the oncoming death of those leaves. In the Netherlands, a whopping 70% of urban trees are suffering from radiation poisoning, up from only 10% five years ago–understandable, considering the explosion in Wi-Fi use in the past five years.
Of course, trees in rural or even simply non-urban environments are pretty much unaffected, but theoretically, all deciduous trees in the Western world could be affected.
The researchers are planning several more studies to figure out the precise effects of radiation on plant life. In the meantime, they don’t really offer any preliminary solutions, but I’m sure they’d approve of wrapping every urban tree you see in tin foil, root to leaf. (Note: Wrapping public trees in tin foil may be illegal in your city, state, arrondissement, or prefecture. PopSci cannot be held responsible if you are arrested for such activities.)
Source: Popular Science
Sea Level Rise, Persistent Drought Sets off Mass Migration and Famine in Pakistan
Source: Robert Scribbler
Both surface water and ground water have become unusable, with the once fertile Indus river basin turning into a desert, as sea water brings sand inland as far as 50 kilometers.— World Bulletin in June of 2014
For the cities, towns and villages of Sindh Province along the Indus River in Southeast Pakistan, the seas are rising and the winter rains have failed. It is a place besieged on all sides by climate change. By forces that are killing its children due to malnutrition and turning tens of thousands of its populace into climate change refugees.
Coastal villages in Pakistan retreat ahead of rising seas.
Climate Change, Loss of Trees, Loss of Children
A combination of rising temperatures and decimation of local forests due to gum extraction has exacerbated an extraordinary moisture deficit for an already arid region. In early spring of 2014, the impacts to crops resulted in scores of children dying due to malnutrition. By late fall, the famine had returned with increased intensity, resulting in the loss of nearly 300 children in less than three months. A tragic loss that may well have been avoided.
Increased aridity in the region can be blamed on a number of factors — all related to human-caused climate change. Gum extraction from Gugral trees has resulted in losses of up to 70 percent from local stands. The loss of these tens of thousands of trees has, in turn, resulted in less water retention kicking off increased aridity. Meanwhile, larger global climate change is resulting in higher temperatures over the region — increasing evaporation rates and further lowering soil moisture content. Glacier loss in the Himalayas has recently pushed a surge of added water down the Indus — which helped to boost development unsustainably. Now glacial outflows are at risk of dwindling, threatening the long-term future of the Indus itself. Finally, the increasing global heat is kicking off alterations in seasonal rain patterns — making the winter rains less reliable.
Sea Level Rise Ruins Coastal Crops, Sets off Mass Migration
The combined factors would be difficult enough for Sindh and its cities to manage. But a final factor appears to be delivering another disruptive coup de grace. As of mid 2014, environmental reports had indicated a mass migration away from Pakistani coastal regions.
Not a cloud above the once-fertile but now increasingly salt-ridden Indus Delta on 14 January 2014.
Rising seas had resulted in increasing levels of salt water in near-coast aquifers and wetlands. The rising salt levels in soils made irrigation of coastal crops impossible in many regions. Within just a few years, the elevated seas had rendered 1 million hectares of land arid — making it impossible for farmers to grow crops or to raise animals.
According to a June 2014 report by World Bulletin:
Both surface water and ground water have become unusable, with the once fertile Indus river basin turning into a desert, as sea water brings sand inland as far as 50 kilometers.
In addition, saltwater invasions of the Indus river reduced fish stocks. This sudden loss of water useful to agriculture and precipitous fall in fish stocks suddenly put many farmers and fishermen out of work.
By mid 2014, more than 100,000 people had fled the coast. Now, these tens of thousands of jobless farmers and fishermen pack the streets of inland towns — seeking jobs and places to live that simply may not be available.
But what this litany of harsh statistics doesn’t tell is how many of the children lost came from families of those displaced by rising seas.
Sadly, this issue of river deltas losing fertility to the inexorably rising tide is not just a problem for Pakistan. Many of the worlds most productive agricultural zones lie in delta regions. At this point, all are under threat due to speeding sea level rise set off by rising rates of glacial melt. And as we have seen in Brazil, California and Pakistan this year other increasing atmospheric temperatures, climate induced weather pattern changes and deforestation (Brazil, Pakistan) also play a role.
Source: Robert Scribbler
2014 Was the Warmest Year Ever Recorded on Earth
Runners in Siberia, which experienced record heat in 2014
Last year was the hottest in earth’s recorded history, scientists reported on Friday, underscoring scientific warnings about the risks of runaway emissions and undermining claims by climate-change contrarians that global warming had somehow stopped.
Extreme heat blanketed Alaska and much of the western United States last year. Several European countries set temperature records. And the ocean surface was unusually warm virtually everywhere except around Antarctica, the scientists said, providing the energy that fueled damaging Pacific storms.
In the annals of climatology, 2014 now surpasses 2010 as the warmest year in a global temperature record that stretches back to 1880. The 10 warmest years on record have all occurred since 1997, a reflection of the relentless planetary warming that scientists say is a consequence of human emissions and poses profound long-term risks to civilization and to the natural world.
Of the large inhabited land areas, only the eastern half of the United States recorded below-average temperatures in 2014, a sort of mirror image of the unusual heat in the West. Some experts think the stuck-in-place weather pattern that produced those extremes in the United States is itself an indirect consequence of the release of greenhouse gases, though that is not proven.
Several scientists said the most remarkable thing about the 2014 record was that it occurred in a year that did not feature El Niño, a large-scale weather pattern in which the ocean dumps an enormous amount of heat into the atmosphere.
Longstanding claims by climate-change skeptics that global warming has stopped, seized on by politicians in Washington to justify inaction on emissions, depend on a particular starting year: 1998, when an unusually powerful El Niño produced the hottest year of the 20th century.
With the continued heating of the atmosphere and the surface of the ocean, 1998 is now being surpassed every four or five years, with 2014 being the first time that has happened in a year featuring no real El Niño pattern. Gavin A. Schmidt, head of NASA’s Goddard Institute for Space Studies in Manhattan, said the next time a strong El Niño occurs, it is likely to blow away all temperature records.
The Warmest Year on Record
Parts of the eastern United States were cooler than average last year, but globally 2014 was the warmest year in recorded history.
“Obviously, a single year, even if it is a record, cannot tell us much about climate trends,” said Stefan Rahmstorf, head of earth system analysis at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research in Germany. “However, the fact that the warmest years on record are 2014, 2010 and 2005 clearly indicates that global warming has not ‘stopped in 1998,’ as some like to falsely claim.”
The Rate Of Sea-level Rise Is ‘Far Worse Than Previously Thought’, Study Says
Water is seen on part of the glacial ice sheet that covers about 80 percent of Greenland. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)
Researchers have come up with a new and improved way of measuring the rise in the sea level, and the news is not good: The seas have risen dramatically faster over the last two decades than anyone had known.
For hundreds of years, the seas were measured by more or less the equivalent of plopping a yard stick into the ocean and seeing if the ocean went up or down. But now, that method looks to be outdated.
According to a new study published on Wednesday in Nature, the new method involves an advanced statistical model that analyzes all of the factors contributing to sea rise. It has yielded what appears to be a much more accurate picture of the oceans and suggests previous studies had severely underestimated the acceleration of recent sea rise.
“What this paper shows is that the sea-level acceleration over the past century has been greater than had been estimated by others,” lead writer Eric Morrow said in a statement. “It’s a larger problem than we initially thought.” Co-author Carling Hay added in an interview with BBC: “The acceleration into the last two decades is far worse than previously thought. This new acceleration is about 25 percent higher than previous estimates.”
Old sea measurements came to their conclusions by dividing the world’s oceans into sub regions. Then they determined the height of those regions with something called tide gauges — “essentially yard sticks used to measure ocean tides,” a release said. Then researchers would take those numbers, create estimates for each region, and average them out to come to a global estimate.
But that system was rife with problems. “These simple averages aren’t representative of a true global mean value,” Hay said in a statement. “Tide gauges are located along coasts, therefore large areas of the ocean aren’t being included in these estimates. And the records that do exist commonly have large gaps.” The tide gauges were unevenly distributed, or just skipped whole sections of the planet. Only the United States and Europe were measuring the oceans for decades. Then there was the issue of tectonic activity, which would suddenly cause a rise or fall in local sea levels, and skewed the numbers.
So the scientists realized they needed a whole new method. Soon, they arrived at what they call a “completely new perspective.”
“We know the sea level is changing for a variety of reasons,” Hay said. “There are ongoing effects due to the last ice age, heating and expansion of the ocean due to global warming, changes in ocean circulation, and present-day melting of land-ice, all of which result in unique patterns of sea-level change. These processes combine to produce the observed global mean sea-level rise.”
So they had all the puzzle pieces. Now they just needed to put them together.
To do so, the researchers looked for what they called “fingerprints” and “underlying patterns,” putting each factor through advanced statistical models to determine a more accurate sum figure. “What we were interested in — and remain interested in — was whether we can detect the sea-level fingerprints we predicted in our computer simulations in sea-level records,” Morrow said. “Using a global set of observations, our goal has been to infer how individual ice sheets are contributing to global sea-level rise.”
So they took the sum of those contributions from the ice sheets, and added in the rate for how much oceans are rising because of thermal expansion due to global warming to determine a “global mean of sea-level change.” And what that mean ultimately showed was that the rate of sea-level rise has increased much more dramatically than earlier estimates. “Unfortunately,” Hay said, it “is really much larger than anyone thought.”
By Carre Brennan Otis Sutton
January 12, 2015
Dear Governor Brown,
As a lifetime citizen of the State of California, I was excited to hear your 4th term inaugural speech. The vows you took, the pledges you made and the promises you dictated to us made me hopeful that this State will continue to move in the right direction. Thank you.
When I heard you state that your duty is to protect us from enemies both foreign and domestic it spurred the motivation to send you this letter. There is a war going on in California and nation-wide and it is unhinging the very ecosystem that supports, feeds and protects us. This brings me to the subject of ‘Geoengineering’.
I write to you from the place of a concerned California citizen, mother of two and organic farmer. I was born in San Francisco 46 years ago and raised in Marin County. I have a long-standing relationship to this area, the community and all of the unique aspects it offers us. I am not the only citizen here that is watching in horror as our very ecosystem collapses. Our weather is manipulated, and the drought continues. We talk about ‘spare the air days’ and what we can do to make differences in our households as well as the automobiles we purchase and drive. But the science is out; the data is in and irrefutable. It is there for all to see. Yet it remains the elephant in the room; ‘geoengineering’.
I am certain that my mention of Geoengineering comes as no new news to you. Yet as I continue to introduce this concept into our community of farmers, and mothers and fathers and every other concerned citizen, it is met with appalling disbelief. Who would allow such an unregulated thing to occur? One that has such potential to devastate so much?
Our communities are beginning to put the pieces of the puzzle together. There is a direct cause and effect. Crops are withering from drought as well as lack of sunshine. Children are becoming ill and asthmatic, and respiratory illnesses are on a rise as they never have been before. As a mother I observe my children coming down with high fevers and chronic coughs days after a big aerosol spray. The fact of the matter is that this war is going on overhead and affecting everything that exists here in California.
We now know that this unregulated spraying of toxic heavy metals in our blue skies has a direct impact on our lands and the health of all living beings. As well, we can watch like clockwork any weather system of potential precipitation in the forecast being directly affected by the onslaught of heavy Geoengineering resulting in the lack of rainfall and drought in California.
These toxic chemicals cannot be legal. How can they be regulated? They have not even been studied and tested as to the human health and ecological impacts.
Clearly you care. You care about the people of California, you care about our environment, and you care about the air and certainly our water supply. How can this enormous and obvious issue be overlooked?
How can we create a ‘no fly zone’ over our children and farmlands before it is too late to salvage any of this?
I am not one to beg but I am really asking you to take note, to step into an arena no one seems to want to touch. As a mother of two young girls and as a woman who has been born and raised in this community, I am asking you take this seriously and incorporate this issue into your vows of protecting us from the enemies, both foreign and domestic.
Thank you for your time Governor Brown.
Carre Brennan Otis Sutton
Jet Stream Re-Mangled: Record Winds Rage Over Scotland As Polar Amplification Ramps Up Yet Again
Source: Robert Scribbler
(Polar Amplification on Friday January 9, 2014 plainly visible in the GFS summary. Another warmer than average day for the Arctic in a warming world. Image source: Climate Reanalyzer.)
For the Arctic, it’s another much warmer than normal day…
Temperature anomalies for the region spiked to 3.55 degrees Celsius above the, already hotter than normal, 1979-2000 average. And a swath of the Arctic Ocean stretching from Greenland to Siberia experienced extraordinary 15-22 C above average temperatures.
It’s another day of Arctic Amplification — the fourth in an ongoing progression this week. Another day of extreme dipole temperature anomalies. And another day of record-setting weather. All symptoms, plain as day, of a world undergoing a fit of rapid, human-induced heating.
Warmth in The High Arctic Drives the Cold Out
Last night, while studying Earth Nullschool, I found a temperature of 27 F near Zemlya — an Island in the Arctic Ocean off Siberia. The night before last, I captured these two pictures — one of a region a few hundred miles south of the North Pole and well north of Svalbard at 22 F and another of the surface temperature near Richmond, Virginia at 20 F.
(Top frame temperature at 85.3 North, 39.2 East. Bottom frame temperature at 36.9 North and 77.3 West. In other words — it’s warmer up north than down south. Image source: Earth Nullschool. Data Source: NOAA, Global Forecast System Model.)
In other words, it was warmer just off Santa’s front porch than it was thousands of miles to the south in Richmond, VA.
In technical meteorological parlance there’s a term for such warm north, cold south temperature variations — dipole. In this case, it’s a cold North American Continent and a warm Atlantic Ocean pushing much higher than average temperatures far into the Arctic.
Jet Stream Re-Mangled — High Amplitude Jet Stream Waves
Such a warm airs surging north forcing cold airs south arrangement can result in some pretty extreme waviness in the Jet Stream. The kind of waviness that Dr. Jennifer Francis has warned is set off by just the kind of Arctic warming we witnessed this week.
And, as we can plainly see in the map below, we have an extraordinary meridional pattern in the Jet Stream occurring in perfect coordination with the current instance of polar heating:
(Last night’s extaordinarily high amplitude Jet Stream pattern. Note the greatly intensified storm track setting Scottland directly into its sights. Image source: Earth Nullschool. Data Source: NOAA, Global Forecast System Model and various.)
I suppose some may call this kind of instance circumstantial. But what a circumstance, especially when one considers the plainly obvious and visible mechanism of the current polar temperature spike, the subsequent southward displacement of warm air from the polar zone, and the related warm air invasion flooding up from the North Atlantic into the heat compromised polar core.
It’s as easy to see as 1,2,3.
This re-arranging of air masses has re-instated the kind of circulation pattern around Greenland we warned about during late November of 2014. A kind of off-center displacement of air masses that shoves cold toward hot and can result in some rather extreme weather.
Record-Setting Winds over Scotland Last Night
Dr. Francis has also mentioned this resulting heightened severe weather potential in her research. And she can count herself among such visionaries as Dr. James Hansen who warned of ramping storm intensity resulting from a combined polar amplification and melting and softening of the remaining great glaciers in Greenland and, later, Antarctica.
Unfortunately, the more recent polar amplification episode did set off a spate of rather extreme weather in Scotland. The North Atlantic storm track intensified as temperature differentials ramped up. On Tuesday, a 930 mb low bombed out between Greenland and Iceland. Fed by a massive meridional air-flow, this storm soon generated very strong winds raging across the North Atlantic.
By last night, these winds roared throughout Scotland, peaking at 113 miles per hour — a new all-time record for the Northern Isles since wind measures began in 1970.
In a return to the kind of extreme weather that battered the UK for much of the winter of 2013-2014, trees were torn down, power lines unmoored and roads and railways blocked. This, in turn, forced a wide-scale emergency response throughout Scotland after last night’s brutal battering by hurricane force winds. From the BBC:
The storm caused the suspension of all ScotRail trains, although some limited services are now running. More than 46,000 homes are currently without power as the Atlantic jet stream caused gusts of more 100mph (160km/h).
So the observational evidence is pretty clear. Here we have yet another instance where polar heating is driving some rather extreme Jet Stream changes coupled with related instances of record extreme weather. And as human-related warming continues to intensify, we are likely to see far worse instances than today’s minor episode.
Source: Robert Scribbler
This is not just an anomaly, it has become the norm. The power structure’s goal is to continue confusing and dividing the US population in regard to the true state of the climate. If Americans woke up to what is unfolding in the world, and to what is being done to them by the climate engineers, there would be a shock wave around the globe. The dominos of the power structure would begin to tumble. So, what was the temperature “departure from normal” exactly a year earlier, in November of 2013? The map below is almost a duplicate of the one above, the focused cool-downs of the Eastern US has been ongoing.
Australians have good reason to dread the coming of January. It’s the peak of the summer season downunder. In recent years, global warming, driven by climate change, has caused temperatures there to soar to record levels.
With temperatures reaching highs of nearly 112 degrees Fahrenheit in some places, wildfires are blazing, hiking trails are being closed, trains are being required to run at slower speeds, and even the Internet is shutting down. It got so hot in Perth—the sixth hottest day on record—that Perth-based Internet provider iiNet went offline Monday, leaving fuming customers across Australia disconnected for six and a half hours.
“Due to record breaking temperatures in our Perth data centre earlier today, we shut down our servers as a precautionary measure,” said an iiNet spokesman. “Although redundancy plans ensured over 98 percent of customers remained unaffected, some customers experienced issues reconnecting to the internet. These issues have now been resolved.”
Naturally, users vented at online forums and on Twitter. Some offered their own complicated theories about what went wrong and what the company should have done, griping about the company’s customer service or complaining about the complainers with posts like “Hahahahahahaha I love how whingey people get over this. How many of you are paying for services with 99.9999 SLA’s? Not many I’d assume. Geez.”
In South Australia, a wildfire was raging out of control, something that’s becoming an annual occurrence. But this wildfire was said to be the worst in decades. More than 375 firefighters battled a fire in the hills northeast of Adelaide in temperatures well over 100 degrees. The fire, burning for nearly a week now, closed hospitals and caused thousands of people to flee their homes as officials declared a major emergency. South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill told residents, “If you’ve decided to stay, you need to be aware that the fire will become incredibly scary and could lead you to change your mind at some point. It could be a catastrophic decision for you to leave late.”
The Insurance Council of Australia has declared a Catastrophe for the South Australian bushfires, giving loss claims in that area priority. And while wildfire is an annual summer occurrence in Australia, they’re getting worse, thanks to manmade climate change-caused heat waves and dry conditions, and they’re encroaching on more populated areas. While rain is expected this week, it’s unclear whether they will be of any help, given the potential for gusting winds and continued high temperatures.
The heat wave comes just as the Australian Bureau of Meteorology is reporting in its Annual Climate Statement that the country had its third hottest year ever in 2014, following the hottest on record in 2013. Its second hottest was 2005.
“Nationally, Australian temperatures have warmed approximately one degree since 1950, and the continued warmth in 2014 adds to this long-term warming trend,” the bureau’s statement said.
Source: Arctic News
The lateral viscosity of the thin Arctic sea ice cover continues to lower. In November just one quarter of the high Arctic Ocean basin above 85° north was covered by a thin this winter’s ice. This has now doubled, soon covering two quarters. The ice has been pushed away from Russia towards Canada and to the Fram Strait at phenomenal rates.
|Animation by navy.mil showing 30 days of sea ice thickness, up to January 1, 2015|
This is increasingly suggesting that the remaining half in front of the Fram Strait will be sucked into the Atlantic Ocean soon. The dark blue ice is newly formed crushed ice behind the North Pole (pack ice). We may well be in course to the first recorded ice free season in the Arctic Ocean. In addition, the rear is pushed from behind Canada to the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas.
|Animation by navy.mil showing 30 days of sea ice speed and drift, up to January 1, 2015|
We need to act, now. I think we need to monitor this development almost on daily basis. I am curious to see how the ice may behave after the last remainders of the second quarter are sucked into the Atlantic Ocean and the newly forming sea ice will face the force of the Atlantic waves. That could mean extremely highly fractured sea ice across the Russian side by the return of spring 2015 sunlight.
I think we are witnessing a historic transition right now with no ice in the summers.
Source: Arctic News
Source: Arctic News
Above images show that the Arctic is experiencing accelerating warming. This is causing jet stream changes, resulting in more extreme weather events. Besides creating havoc around the globe, such extreme weather events can further speed up warming of the Arctic Ocean and subsequent release of methane from its seafloor, as described in more detail in a recent post.
|2014 SST anomaly near Svalbard (green circle) Aug 26: 7.3°C, Sep 26: 6.7°C, Oct 26: 5.9°C, Nov 26: 4.2°C, Dec 26: 3.7°C|
The danger is that ocean temperatures will continue to rise, especially in the North Atlantic, and that the Gulf Stream will keep carrying ever warmer water from the North Atlantic into the Arctic Ocean, where it will destabilize methane hydrates contained in sediments under the seafloor.
The combination image below shows the strength at which methane is erupting from the Arctic Ocean seafloor. On December 25, 2014, methane lights up the northern sky like a Christmas tree. The image shows levels at 6 km (19,820 ft) altitude, as recorded by, from top to bottom, MetOp-1 am (up to 2277 ppb), MetOp-1 pm (up to 2295 ppb) and MetOp-2 am (up to 2336 ppb).
MetOp-2 records for December 25, 2014, pm, are incorporated in the animation below, showing methane concentrations reaching levels of up to 2284 ppb at an altitude of 6 km (19,820 ft) and reaching even higher levels of up to 2329 ppb at an altitude of 9.3 km (30,570 ft).
The troposphere is deepest at tropical latitudes, where it reaches altitudes of up to 20 km (12 mi), and rather shallow at the polar regions, where it only reaches altitudes of some 7 km (4.3 mi) in winter. For high concentrations of methane to show up over the Arctic Ocean at such a high altitude is a further indication of the strength of these methane eruptions.
Furthermore, the methane that shows up in the atmosphere is only a fraction of the methane that is erupting from the seafloor, as part of the methane will be broken down by microbes as it rises up through the water and gets stuck under the sea ice.
Arctic Sea Ice
|Sea ice only 1m thin at North Pole.
Click on image to enlarge.
The above Naval Research Laboratory animation shows that, while sea ice is now covering the entire Arctic ocean, it is in many places only about one meter thin or less. The December 20, 2014, image on the right shows 1m thin sea ice at the North Pole.
Meanwhile, huge chuncks of thick sea ice are moving along the edges of Greenland and Ellesmere Island into the Atlantic ocean.
An exponential trendline based on sea ice volume observations shows that sea ice looks set to disappear in 2019, while disappearance in 2015 is within the margins of a 5% confidence interval, reflecting natural variability.
In other words, extreme weather events could cause Arctic sea ice to collapse as early as 2015, with the resulting albedo changes further contributing to the acceleration of warming in the Arctic and causing further methane eruptions from the seafloor of the Arctic Ocean.
Demise of the sea ice and snow cover in the Arctic results in further acceleration of warming, not only due to less sunlight getting reflected back into space, but also due to loss of the buffer that currently absorbs huge amounts of heat as it melts in summer. With the demise of this latent heat buffer, more sunlight will instead go into heating up the water of the Arctic Ocean. For more on the latter, see the page on latent heat.
Above image illustrates some of the self-reinforcing feedback loops that have been highlighted in this post. Further feedbacks are pictured in the image below.
|from the Feedbacks page|
Situation Calls For Comprehensive And Effective Action
1. Pharmaceutical Industrial Complex Has Been Exposed
People are getting it. From the H1N1 scandal to HPV….from Lipitor to Vioxx, the public is catching on that most modern day diseases are man-made to sell us more poison in a vicious cycle which perpetuates until our death. Research is now showing that natural health products are as effective as man-made drugs and for the first time in history, the natural health industry is aiming to amend legislation to allow physicians to include natural health products in their practice–a change that could revolutionize the allopathic treatment model.
2. The Media Is No Longer Capable of Instilling Trust
Recent polls now show that an overwhelming 80% of the population no longer trusts mainstream newscasts. From the lies and promotion of wars to our health, the mainstream media is incapable of generating any unbiased newsworthy content without corporate or government propaganda. Conan O’Brien easily revealed how mainstream media’s scripted taking points are just a farce. This happens almost everyday on any issue you can imagine, across all networks at any time. The media, as they say “is a joke” branded to program the minds of millions though manipulation and deception. But their dominion and monopoly has been thwarted by the alternative media who are now fully engaged in exposing every lie one at a time….and we are achieving great success.
3. The Conventional Food Industry is Collapsing
All of these things are sure signs that the biotech industry is losing control as the entire world is awakening to the dangers of genetically modified foods and the conventional food supply. Technology is coming forward that will soon allow on-the-spot tests for environmental toxins, GMOs, pesticides, food safety and more with their smartphones and other hand-held devices as a defiant public will stop at nothing to regain independence within the food supply.
4. The Freedom Movement Is Gaining Momentum
De facto foreign administrations of unelected industrialists, financiers, academics, military leaders along with representatives from our elected government officials have been very busy the past century implementing changes into nations who were once sovereign and free. However, they have no real authority to restrict public mobility, free trade or limit access to anything. That means that everybody is free to drive without insurance, driver’s license, license plates, free to trade any articles of exchange including vitamins, supplements, healing modalities and free to consume and ingest anything they wish without restriction. This is a right of all people born on any land, and the movement to educate millions on these issues is rising across the globe. Mass populations are starting to see the reality that there is no longer sovereignty within nations. The people of these nations have lost their ability to write their own laws, avoid arrest, injury and damage from corporations which seek to remove all the freedoms from the people.
The elite societies of the world are now petrified of the awakening of these fundamental human rights. This is the fear of every official who deems their opinion can be enforced over others through artificial laws that don’t hold any weight in the highest courts. We are now declaring those rights more than ever and every beneficiary of the corrupt system is sending the police to insist that we are in wrong and they are right. It is about knowing what absolute sovereignty truly is and embracing the power to express that right regardless of anybody else’s interpretation. Police are being held accountable for these injustices and their homes and possessions are being taken from them in the highest courts as the people fight for their rights to be free and will accept no damage by illegal enforcement (the police) in the interim.
5. The Liberation of Nature and Abolishment of All Things Toxic Is Now Inevitable
More than a dozen U.S. states have now completely decriminalized the act of possessing marijuana and both Colorado and Washington have made it legal to possess, sell, transport and cultivate the plant. But soon it may be legalized across the entire country. That is quite the 180 from the federal government’s tune in 2011 when they decreed that marijuana had no accepted medical use and should remain classified as a highly dangerous drug like heroin. Nobody has the right to criminalize or restrict anybody from possessing a plant or smoking it for that matter. The rights of people to interact with nature are being recognized on all levels and cannabis liberation is a amazing step forward.
The restoration of clean drinking water through the removal of toxic fluoride is another example of how governments can no longer contain their lies, in this case the 60-year old deception of fluoride. Almost the entire world is now coming full circle to the health consequences of poisoning the water supply with fluoride. Most developed nations, including all of Japan and 97% of western Europe, do not fluoridate their water. Israel was recently added to that list. Many communities, over the last few years, stopped fluoridation in the US, Canada, New Zealandand Australia. Recently, both Wichita, Kansas and Portland, Oregonrejected fluoridation 60% to 40%. Hamilton, NZ, councilors voted 7-1 to stop 50 years of fluoridation after councilors listened to several days of testimony from those for and against fluoridation. Windsor, Ontario, stopped 51 years of fluoridation. Sixteen regional councils have halted or rejected fluoridation in Queensland since mandatory fluoridation was dropped there in Nov. 2012.
The news is spreading and a renaissance is blooming worldwide. There is no stopping it. The potential war in Syria which has no support from the American public, is a beautiful reminder that people are tuning into their own hearts and wisdom as they come to understand that war will never accomplish anything but create more war.
Get ready my friends because we are headed for an incredible ride as we pave the way for a new consciousness as we rebuild the Earth, take back our power as united and free citizens of this wonderful planet.
Source: Realities Watch
There is a mountain of data including already conducted experiments, satellite imagery, lab tests of snow, observations on the ground, and multiple existing patents, all of which point solidly to the conclusion that snow storms are being engineered on a massive scale with well established weather modification processes. Two known patents for the process of “artificial ice nucliation for weather modification” are posted at the bottom of this article. The Chinese government has openly admitted they are creating “artificial snow storms” but later backtracked after causing a billion dollars of damage to Beijing.
If the Chinese government can routinely create snow storms out of what should have been a rain event, how much more advanced must our government and the NATO powers be at this same process? When monitoring radar images of rain during a storm, it is now common to see the rain “flash out” to snow for no apparent reason. No orographic enhancement (when rain moves over mountains), no colliding air mass, nothing. The “meteorologists” at the Bain Capital/Rothschilds/military industrial complex owned Weather Channel, and Weather Central, call this conversion “turning over to snow”. Why would rain just “turn over” to snow for no reason, at above freezing temperatures?
Engineered Ice Nucleation Cools Air Masses
Many of the snow events occurring around the US and elsewhere begin at above freezing temperatures. Some are at temperatures of 10 degrees or more above freezing. How is this possible? Have the laws of physics changed? It is done with various processes of chemical ice nucleation. This is the same as the first aid chemical ice pack. Mix the chemicals and you have ice. Whatever the existing temperatures of a storm and the surrounding air mass at the time the artificial nucleation is commenced, temperatures are lowered significantly further by the nucleation process. If the nucleation process is started at far above freezing temperatures, then the temps can fall to near freezing or well below as the process continues. If the region where an “ice nucleated” event is being carried out is already well below freezing, the temperatures will fall to still lower temperatures. If the chemical nucleation process is inflicted aggressively enough, in already cold regions, temperatures can be driven to deadly levels. There are increasingly radical short term weather swings occurring around the globe, often from record highs to record lows in a day or two time span.
Why Would Those In Power Do This?
First, because they can. Why would the global power elite detonate over 1800 nuclear bombs? Because there is no one to stop these experiments. Because there is no regulation whatsoever of the ongoing global geoengineering programs though many “outlines” for such governance exist, as if these programs are not yet a reality. There are likely other straightforward reasons. 60 years of global climate experimentation have done horrific damage to the global climate system. The planet is warming at an astounding rate. Though there are countless forms of damage to the biosphere, climate engineering mathematically appears to be the greatest single source of damage. Massive ozone holes and methane releases are occurring. Total disruption to the hydrological cycle. Complete contamination of the Earth’s surface and all life forms. Those at the helm of the global spraying programs are trying to “cover up” the damage that has been done to our planet (much of it from the climate engineering itself) by spraying yet more, and likely with an ever growing list of toxic elements. Isn’t this the true definition of insanity? Doing the same thing on an ever bigger scale and expecting a different result? Though all available data makes clear that stratospheric aerosol geoengineering (SAG) can and does cool large regions temporarily, it comes at the cost of a worsened overall long term warming to the planet. NASA’s own data confirms this.
What Are The Consequences?
The problems that arise when ice nucleation is imposed on the atmosphere are many. Some consequences we cannot yet know for certain, but what we do know is bad enough. First, the entire hydrological cycle is disrupted, and in general, significantly reduced. When there are too many condensation nuclei, the moisture tends to migrate in the form of aerosolized cloud cover.
This means less overall precipitation in any form, rain or snow. Though less precipitation is the general rule, when heavy rain systems are aerosolized and chemically/artificially nucleated, significant “heavy wet snow” can still occur) Though the Weather Channel is doing their absolute best to sensationalize all the snow falling in various locations, the fact is there is a “snow drought” in much of the US. Yes, snow is falling, but not in significant amounts and the cold spells are very sporadic in nature. The ice nucleated snow storms create the illusion of a normal winter when in fact all available statistics paint a very different picture. As we get through “winter” and closer to spring, ice nucleated events will become much more obvious. “Above freezing” snow events will become more and more common. Still, it is important to remember that geoengineered snow storms can also be carried out under extreme cold scenarios. Whatever the initial air mass temperatures, the chemical nucleation mix can lower the surrounding temperatures much further. Snow from artificial ice nucleation at higher temperatures is almost always “heavy wet snow”. This is a newly introduced term pushed by the Weather Channel and other main stream media sources. The snow that does fall is toxic. There are numerous lab tests to confirm that the same highly toxic heavy metals named as primary elements in geoengineering patents are being found in this “artificially nucleated” snow. This poisons the air, soils and waters. The effects on the Northern boreal forests are already horrific. Trees are dying in mass and soil PH values are changing radically. The artificially nucleated snow can be incredibly dense and heavy (as already stated) , often causing major damage to trees and structures. How many fatalities have been caused due to the engineered winter catastrophes? Wind patterns and ocean currents are also being negatively affected by the ongoing spraying and manipulation of natural wind currents (the ionosphere heater installations around the globe also appear to be routinely manipulating the jet stream). This in turn is contributing to releasing methane hydrate deposits which threatens all life on Earth (search “geoengineering/methane release” on line). Photosynthesis is also being radically reduced. Extremely expansive “geoengineered” cloud cover results from the particulate dispersement. This type of cloud cover is often in the form of a largely featureless overcast sky.
What Is An Engineered Snow Storm Like, First Hand?
Two years ago I had to suffer through yet another ice nucleated snow storm in the woods of Northern California. In the days leading up to the storm, it was disturbing to watch the local TV “weathermen” trying to explain just how it was going to snow so much when only days earlier our region was almost 75 degrees. They tried to explain how the 30 to 40 mile an hour winds from the storm would mysteriously die down only over the upper Sacramento Valley and that’s when the snow would fall, even with temperatures in the upper 30s to low 40s (diminished wind is also a known consequence of atmospheric aerosol saturation/geoengineering spraying, though there are always exceptions where winds can be strong ). As is now the rule, the approaching storm brought skies full of jet sprayed geoengineering trails which covered the entire horizon in short order. A sickly colored light penetrated this toxic canopy from the early morning hours of. Natural clouds eventually drifted into view under the manmade over-story but they did not have the usual majestic appearance as they were “melted” into engineered clouds above due to the aerosol saturation. The leading edge of almost all storms are sprayed heavily. This is the atmospheric river of the storm. The “AR” is a stated area of preferred spraying by the geoengineers themselves. The usual effect of this is a day or so delay of the storm and this case was no different. On that day, the local weathermen did their best to explain why the storm did not come in the day before as originally predicted. It “slowed down” they said. As the evening progressed, the 500 ft snow level that was predicted for that afternoon did not happen. It seemed in this case the temps were so warm that the big chemical “cool down” took more effort, more spraying. It seemed the geoengineers might not pull it off as by 11 pm it was still raining at the 2000+ foot level on the mountain top where I and my family live. It was still well above freezing. Waking up at 5 am, I could already see broken trees from the massively heavy concrete snow that had apparently started some hours earlier in the night though the temperatures were still above freezing. I quickly bundled up and went outside to beat the “snow” off the drooping lims of countless trees. This is easier said than done in the case of such “heavy wet snow”. It sticks like glue to everything it hits as it is in the process of melting even as it is still falling. It is not like the snow of my youth, fluffy powdery snow which easily came off the trees. There was, as predicted, no more wind. In the silence of the woods, jet after jet could be heard flying slow and low above the clouds. The snow kept falling. Into the night, though soaked to the bone from the soggy snow, I kept up my attempt to save the trees on our mountain. As the night went on, a sound that is very painful to me could be heard in increasing frequency on distant ridges and in deep canyons. Scattered throughout the darkness was the sound of trees crackling and snapping, being crushed under the weight of the “heavy wet snow”. These are native trees, trees that have adapted to the historical conditions in this region. I have been through snow events here that dropped two or three times the depth of this snow with no damage, but this snow is different. Even the Canyon Live Oak, the strongest oak in the region, buckles under the weight and adhesion of this snow. It does not sluff off the trees but only sticks and builds (frequent ice storms have also increased radically due to the chemical ice nucleation process. Later in the night, the sickening sound of collapsing trees in the distant dark was almost overwhelming.
The only other sound that broke the silence was the constant parade of jets in the clouds overhead flying very low throughout the entire storm. By morning, half of the 20 inch depth of cement snow had already melted. The temperatures were still in the upper 30s and the snow had stopped. Countless broken and uprooted trees lay on the forest floor. Why? At this moment, there were virtually no jets to be heard. None. Soon enough, the snow turned back over to rain. No jets, no ice nucleation, no more snow at the above freezing temperatures.
What Can We Do?
We are all in a literal fight for life. Our climate system and atmosphere are being systematically ripped apart. Every breath we take is tainted with the toxic metals and chemicals they are spraying. Every bite of food we eat, the same. There is no “organic” anything at this point as researchers from Europe and other parts of the planet have recently shown. These toxic elements and other influences are being taken into all that lives. On top of this we are all being bombarded by the constant radio frequency transmissions that are also a part of the climate engineering insanity. Educate yourself on this most dire issue. Arm yourself with essential tools for educating others. It is far more productive to hand someone some credible information they can review at their leisure than to corner them with a rant that only puts up their defenses. Examples of information flyers can be found at “geoengineeringwatch.org/ads”. Stand up, make your voice heard by sharing credible data with all you know, it’s now or never.
Polar Vortex Restarted: Methane & Eminent Catastrophe
Let us discuss catastrophe beyond anything except a full scale, all out, nuclear exchange … but just as deadly and final … And one that may have already been triggered to the ultimate detriment of all humanity!
There seems to be less and less normal, or naturally occurring, weather as we progress these days. A close look at satellite photos recently shows a massive proliferation of atmospheric spraying and HAARP influence off the Pacific coast of the US generating or initializing another Polar Vortex that will bring another extremely cold snap to the heartland of America, as well as off the eastern coast of the US with the intent of producing the same results in the UK and Europe.
The polar vortex will bring a short spell of severe cold to the central United States. This is being done as a psy-op, to convince the US congress, and the American people, that an “ice age is coming”. This is another delay tactic (like the IPCC), to guarantee the Arctic methane venting goes far enough, that it cannot be stopped. The actual truth, is that the world is heating VERY rapidly, and is passing the “tipping point” right now. So, the weather controllers, who are maintaining the “polar vortex”, are guilty of genocide, ecocide, and violation of Internationale law.
The problem is not only what is being perpetrated … but includes what it is intended to mask, cover up or hide from the masses. Extinction level events are unfolding on this planet as we speak with little to no notice by a vast majority of this planets population … Like cattle being herded ignorantly and blindly to the slaughter.
In the information presented in the above video, please take special notice of the result of intentionally pulling the super cold Arctic air south into central North America and Europe, in what is being described as a Polar Vortex. Warmer air floods in on the backside of this phenomenon to replaced the frigid air drawn away, thus facilitating unnatural increased temperatures in the polar region.
There is a serious need to look at what is developing in the Arctic and understand that loss of ice reflectivity has already set off one feedback loop, where open expanses of water are absorbing solar radiation and driving water temperatures higher. As they continue to climb, an inevitability has been set culminating in a thawing and releasing of massive quantities of methane. While it’s impossible to state a specific point when a runaway scenario could occur, it behooves us to wake up to a real danger right before our eyes … because there are already those stating “The Gun Has Been Fired”.
Dr. Guy McPherson pulls no punches as he updates us with the latest news regarding the “Methane Monster” evidently exploding in the Arctic and Northern regions. The “clathrate gun” has been fired he reports, and the methane clathrate melt levels seem to be increasing exponentially.
At unexpectedly high levels in the atmosphere, methane hydrate gas could exacerbate global temperature rise at such a highly accelerated rate as to create havoc to all life on the planet.
If this is truly unfolding as Dr. McPherson suggests, steps should be taken immediately to ameliorate emissions with the hopes of mitigating negative repercussions.
A great source and Contributor to The Liberty Beacon project, Dane Wigington of GeoEngineering Watch, states “Ch4 (methane) is 20 x more potent (as a greenhouse gas) than Co2 over a 100 year time horizon, we don’t have that much time. Over a 10 year horizon Ch4 is 100 to 120 x more potent, over a 30 day to 60 day horizon it can be as much as 1000x worse than Co2. We are truly in free fall.”
The massive volume of Methane trapped at the bottom of frigid oceans in the form of frozen methane hydrates, does have the ability to end all life on this planet if released in enough volume and over a limited period of time. When the water temperature directly above the sea bed rises, methane hydrates dissolve and release the previously bound methane. This scenario portends that enormous amounts of this very powerful greenhouse gas will be released into the atmosphere resulting in utter, catastrophic and fatal damage to the biosphere … and humanity.
What becomes alarmingly obvious is the unusual and unnaturally warm temperatures that result from intentional manipulation via these polar vortexes in the very areas of this planet where methane is trapped. The release of this killer gas has already begun with atmospheric levels magnitudes above what used to be considered the norm, and some scientists project that if it continues to escape at the increasing rate that is already taking place … continued life on this planet could be all but impossible as soon as the next 20-40 years, with some stating this could actually initiate any time within the next few years … (above video)
CAN YOU SAY “EXTINCTION LEVEL EVENT”
YES I SAID THAT !!!
If you wish to leave a viable planet for your children or grandchildren, if (as some are already saying) it is not already too late, PLEASE do some personal research! This is the most important thing you will ever research because … The genocide of humanity, or the re-terraforming of earth may already have begun, and this my skeptical friends … is NOT a guess !!!
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