Floods, Fires, and Heat Domes (the climate change thread)

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updated the topic title a little

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I was wondering! Thanks!

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…and hail the size of unusually large rodents.

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The typhoon isn’t expected to reach Kobe until late Monday or early Tuesday, but we’re already getting strong winds.

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Lets Go Reaction GIF by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon

Good luck for minimal damage!

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A scientist working with Extinction Rebellion has a message for us all:

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Mad Max is upon us.

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Dangit, we like to swim when it’s hot!

Not good news:

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More cheery news from Antarctica:

TIL scientists “recruit” seals to do research on the glacier, and that seals snore. :man_facepalming:

I didn’t realize that the Thwaites glacier’s bedrock “inland” was well below sea level. Guess what happens as that gets filled with the “ridiculously hot” (1°C to 4°C) sea water flooding the area?

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Placing this here, because of how this storm is being described (as well as more frequent and extreme events attributed to climate change):

This followed the last major hurricane to hit that area:

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