Both poles are overheating in unexpected ways, inflation is rising across the world, a senseless war rages in Eastern Europe, food shortages threaten in the Middle East, catastrophic droughts appear to have become permanent climactic features in many parts of the world, disinformation and lies spread like a disease, the
The prolonged drought being experienced by the western portion of North America—now considered a “megadrought”—is the driest seen by the region in over 1,200 years, and is considered a worst-case climate change scenario, according to a new study. “Climate change is changing the baseline conditions toward a drier, gradually drier
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has released their U.S. Spring Outlook for 2021, and is forecasting an increase in the drought conditions currently plaguing the western half of the country for the next few months. On the bright side, the Eastern States, while not quite as dry as
A record-breaking heat wave is currently gripping India, killing hundreds, with temperatures hot enough to liquefy asphalt.
"As of now, we don’t predict any respite from the extreme heatwave for the next few days," reports a spokesman from India’s Meteorological Department, B. P. Yadav. They expect to see temperatures in excess of 45 degrees Celsius (113 Fahrenheit) over the next few days, and have issued multiple heat warnings to the affected states.