2018-08-04 09:51:36 UTC
Actuaries Climate Index# Fall 2017 Data Released
Fall 2017 Data Reveal Extreme Weather Frequency and Sea Level Changes
Continue to Drive Composite Index Values Higher
Washington, D.C., Arlington, VA, Schaumburg, IL, and Ottawa, ON
(August 1, 2018)-The latest Actuaries Climate Index# data reported today by
organizations representing the actuarial profession in Canada and the United
States show that the five-year moving average of climate extremes across the
two countries reached a new record high in fall 2017.
icarus62 @icarus62 03 Aug 2018 19:49Z
Replying to @tan123 @UCSUSA
[Year by year area of US48 with unusually high temps:]
BC Wildfires 2018: 'Intense' lightning storms ramp up wildfires across ...
CBC.ca, 03 Aug 2018 20:02Z
With over 450 fires now burning, the B.C. Wildfire Service has reached ...
requesting resources from elsewhere in Canada and internationally to ...
International: Hundreds of BC wildfires prompt request for help from
out-of-province ... -- CTV News, 03 Aug 2018 18:03Z
[A call has just come into Aussie fire HQ and another group of firefights
will be flying out to Canada next week. A large group that left Sydney a day
ago are presently sleeping somewhere in California and will undergo 1 day of
training to be familiarized with local spelling, non-metric units,
laws & safety regs before hitting the fire front on Mon].
The Link Between Climate Change and 'Flesh-Eating' Bacteria
Live Science, 03 Aug 2018 18:39Z
Scientists warn that as climate change causes an increase in sea surface
temperatures and a rise in sea levels, Vibrio infections will become more
Zeke Hausfather @hausfath 3 Aug 2018 11:07 AM
Replying to @ncdave4life
Here is a comparison of all the different surface records:
[Comparison of surface series:]
'I feel disgusting': father with terminal disease not eligible for NDIS,
forced to apply for jobs
ABC News, 04 Aug 2018
A Brisbane father diagnosed with a terminal neurological disease fears he
will "wake up dead one day with no assistance", after being rejected for
Commonwealth financial assistance.
Renewable energy park in drought-affected town brings hope
ABC Rural, 04 Aug 2018 00:40Z
A north Queensland community struggling with drought and unemployment
receives a boost from an Australian-first project, but needs more permanent
Calum Sherwood @CalumSPlath Aug 2
Bertrand Russell demolished all these hot takes on why debating the
far-right is the only way to defeat it when he declined to debate Oswald
Mosley in 1962. Debating fascists is what they want, to be treated as equal
sparring partners and granted legitimacy. Do not platform them.
Scorching Summer in Europe Signals Long-Term Climate Changes
New York Times, 04 Aug 2018 08:42Z