Last year was only the start
2023 was the hottest day on the planet, on land, air and in the oceans, marked by floods, drought and extreme weather events.
This year already shows signs of being worse.
UAE climate control: what could go wrong?
Cloud seeding produces unexpected outcomes
Although details are hard to confirm, we do know that the United Arab Emirates deployed cloud seeing planes in mid-February, the results being a violent storm accompanied by heavy hail. Watch for more reports of individual governments and organizations conducting weather control experiments. .
Zombie fires still burning from last year in Canada
“A snow storm that smells like smoke?”
Even in the dead of Canada’s winter, the embers of last year’s record-setting wildfire season remain. So-called “zombie fires” are burning under thick layers of snow at an unprecedented rate, raising fears about what the coming summer may bring.
Ice shelves collapse is speeding up as Greenland is really becoming green
New study shows melting at coastal shelves is worse than previously believed
Other research shows a quadrupling of wetlands producing greenhouse gases.
Significant areas of Greenland’s melted ice sheet are now producing vegetation, risking increased greenhouse gas emissions, rising sea levels and instability of the landscape.
A study has documented the change since the 1980s and shows that large areas of ice have been replaced with barren rock, wetlands and shrub growth, creating a radical change in environment.
Chilean cities evacuated ahead of wildfires
Death toll in the hundreds is predicted
February will begin with two days of national mourning in Chile as wildfire smoke blankets coastal cities and thousands leave their homes under a state of emergency declaration.
The outbreak has consumed about 200 sq. miles in an area north of the capital and is said to be the largest ever as the pattern of drought and record temperatures in the regions continues.
Back to back atmospheric rivers slam California
First ever hurricane wind warning for San Francisco
A second atmospheric river-fueled storm is once again smashing the California coast , threatening more near apocalyptic flooding.
Non-stop torrential rains are expected over a 48-hour period, hitting areas already water-logged on the central coast, the Los Angeles basin and in the mountain ranges.
Heavy snow and strong winds are creating lethal travel conditions in the mountains and high surf on the coast.
The National Weather Service issued its first ever warning of hurricane force winds for the San Francisco area in northern California.
Alaskan rivers flowing orange and acidic
The unexpected consequences of rapid permafrost thaw