An “ocean chimney” the size of Tasmania is pumping huge amounts of heat into the atmosphere. Headlines call the hole “mysterious,” but it doesn’t seem all that mysterious to me. I think the heat is coming from underwater volcanic activity.
“Seas are rising at just seven inches per century, the same as 100 years ago.” – Paul Driessen
What would use more energy for the work of pulling a wagon for 1000 miles across the same landscape: an old mule or a modern electric vehicle?
Trees collapse under the weight of the snow – Up to 35 cm (more than a foot) of snow in places.
11 Oct 2017 – The Beijing Post didn’t expect snow in the capital this early in the season. But snow it did in some mountainous and suburban areas of Beijing on Tuesday.
36,000 penguins, and only two chicks survived
This is NASA’s own graph. Look at 2016 and 2017.
Argentina – “La Jaula is cut off by 20 centimeters (8 inches) of snow,” the mayor of San Carlos announced.
“It’s shocking how little time is required to take a volcanic system from being quiet and sitting there to the edge of an eruption,” said Hannah Shamloo, a graduate student at Arizona State University.