Nothing happening here

Karphogoro Campsite, Biafo Hispar Snow Lake Trek, Central Karakoram National Park, Gilgit-Baltistan, Pakistan

No biggie, we need that wall in Mexico!

Thursday, while the nation debated the relative size of Republican genitalia, something truly awful happened. Across the northern hemisphere, the temperature, if only for a few hours, apparently crossed a line: it was more than two degrees Celsius above “normal” for the first time in recorded history and likely for the first time in the course of human civilization.

That’s important because the governments of the world have set two degrees Celsius as the must-not-cross red line that, theoretically, we’re doing all we can to avoid. And it’s important because most of the hemisphere has not really had a winter. They’ve been trucking snow into Anchorage for the start of the Iditarod; Arctic sea ice is at record low levels for the date; in New England doctors are already talking about the start of “allergy season.”

4 thoughts on “Nothing happening here

  1. If we continue to burn fossil fuels the earth’s temperature will keep rising.
    Fracking provides us with more and more fossil fuel to burn while doing serious damage to our underground water supply.
    Hillary supports fracking and Bernie opposes it.

  2. Well done Im, well done. The world is on fucking fire and I’m fielding churlish potshots from the Clinton Deranged.

    I don’t give a shit about Mexico, I want a wall from Eureka California to Eureka Montana. There is nothing east of The Rockies we need.

  3. First red wing blackbird under the feeder this morning. That is the earliest by four weeks.

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