The Climate Watch section of was updated this week, and indicates that exceptional heat is gripping the whole northern hemisphere, even as intense cold affects the southern. Dangerous drought conditions are affecting the Southwestern US and the Horn of Africa, and if these droughts do not break by October, there will be serious water shortages in the US and a catastrophic failure of viability in Ethiopia. The high Arctic is experiencing exceptional polar melt and the Gulf Stream continues to weaken at this time.
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