100 Degrees in Siberia? 5 Ways the Extreme Arctic Heat Wave Follows a Disturbing Pattern 

The Arctic heat wave that sent Siberian temperatures soaring to around 100 degrees Fahrenheit on the first day of summer put an exclamation point on an astonishing transformation of the Arctic environment that’s been underway for about 30 years.

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10C Above Baseline 

Earth at 10°C above pre-industrial is unimaginable. It’s a deadly horrifying thought, but as shall be explained herein, it should not be dismissed out of hand. The following story might be labeled as reckless, and it might be criticized as a fearmongering piece of journalism and probably will be. Nevertheless, “10C Above Baseline” explores a More

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The Wet-Bulb Peril Has Arrived… Way Too Early 

The human body has limits. If “temperature plus humidity” is high enough, even a healthy person seated in the shade with plentiful water to drink will suffer severely or likely die. It’s the Wet-Bulb Temperature WBT effect. There is an upper limit to human capacity to adapt to excessive global heat when combined with excessive More

Source: The Wet-Bulb Peril Has Arrived… Way Too Early – CounterPunch.org

While we fixate on coronavirus, Earth is hurtling towards a catastrophe worse than the dinosaur extinction 

At several points in the history of our planet, increasing amounts of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere have caused extreme global warming, prompting the majority of species on Earth to die out.In the past, these events were triggered by a huge volcanic eruption or asteroid impact. Now, Earth is

Source: While we fixate on coronavirus, Earth is hurtling towards a catastrophe worse than the dinosaur extinction – Alternet.org