Month: March 2020

Global Maps of Dryness Help Prepare for Water Use around the Globe

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8O3aHV-SxCM Using measurements from two satellite missions assimilated into a computer model, researchers have created global maps of terrestrial water around the planet. In addition, they can forecast water availability in the United States up to three months out. Music: Lines of Enquiry by Theo Golding [PRS] Download the video: https://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/13574 Read the full story: […]

NASA, University of Nebraska Release New Global Groundwater Maps and U.S. Drought Forecasts

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‘Extinction Rebellion’ (XR) Followers Want Humans To Go Extinct…”Humans Are The Disease!”

Forget free markets and capitalism, the whole human race has to go! Extinction Rebellion followers’ ideal scenario: Earth wiped clean of humans. If there is still anyone out there with doubts over XR’s radical human-hating, cult-like agenda in their march against fossil fuels, capitalism and evil CO2 emitters, here is evidence from members of the now Twitter-suspended […]

‘Probably the worst year in a century’: the environmental toll of 2019

The annual Australia’s Environment report finds last year’s heat and drought caused unprecedented damage Record heat and drought across Australia delivered the worst environmental conditions across the country since at least 2000, with river flows, tree cover and wildlife being hit on an “unprecedented scale”, according to a new report. The index of environmental conditions […]

Sweden Glacier Melt Far More Rapid In Mid 20th Century Than Today. Arctic Sea Ice Now Stabilizing

A recent paper published in the Swedish journal Geografiska Annaler: Series A, Physical Geography authored by Holmlund and Holmlund, found that the strongest melts of the Storglaciären in Sweden occurred between the 1930s and 1960s. The glacier mass then even increased from the early 1970s to the mid 1990s. According to the authors, geodetic volume […]