When the Floods Come: the Climate Change thread

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It’s an old invasive species story… but maybe it will take our Georgia-area friends’ minds off the heatwave and the zombie apocalypse events that heatwaves can trigger… :slightly_smiling_face:

Gaden helps run the commission public awareness campaign, where he takes live sea lampreys on the road. He said they make “a great parlour trick” and he’s lost count of the number of times he’s had one attached to his flesh. He said it’s a demonstration of how powerful the suction is, but since lampreys don’t feed on warm-blooded animals, they don’t drill into humans with their tongue.
Gaden said it’s impossible to pull the fish off once they latch. It shows how impossible it would be for a host fish to shake one off itself. He said it takes some effort to squeeze the sides of its mouth until the suction is broken with an audible pop.

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Awkward Lucille Ball GIF

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POP! goes the lamprey.

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The 1977 White House climate memo that should have changed the world

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:cry:
The Guardian
New data reveals extraordinary global heating in the Arctic

Damian Carrington Environment editor
Wed 15 Jun 2022 10.00 BST

“We expected to see strong warming, but not on the scale we found,” said Ketil Isaksen, senior researched at the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and who led the work. “We were all surprised. From what we know from all other observation points on the globe, these are the highest warming rates we have observed so far.”

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-022-13568-5

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Oh Great GIF by Australian Survivor

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Holy shit…

How to kill people quickly.

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Angry Ariana Grande GIF by NETFLIX

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Which will be completely misinterpreted. “3 meters of snow? So much for global warming!”

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Tell them to come back tomorrow, or hitch a ride back from where they finally manage to swim to shore, when the 3m of snow has melted overnight…

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https://climatenetwork.org/2022/06/16/eu-hypocrisy-as-a-climate-champion-exposed-at-bonn-climate-conference/

EU hypocrisy as a ‘climate champion’ exposed at Bonn climate conference

Despite their reassurances from COP26 to take finance and addressing loss and damage seriously through the last two weeks rich countries, particularly the EU, Switzerland and the USA, consistently stalled progress on discussions on loss and damage on the Santiago Network on Loss and Damage and on putting loss and damage finance on the formal agenda towards getting an outcome on a loss and damage finance facility from COP27.

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I am today neck deep in more metaphors than a sane person can stand.
Perhaps today sanity is overrated.

So:
Good headphones :white_check_mark:
Good speakers :white_check_mark:

:musical_note: Crying won’t help you, praying won’t do you no good:
when the levee breaks, mama you got to move
:musical_note:

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I love Playing for Change! Binging on their videos is food for the soul.

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ugh…

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The forecast is for 33°C in Ontario :canada: on Wednesday…

See… if the U.S. had just gone metric it wouldn’t be so bad… /s :roll_eyes:

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Ugh… We’re fucked, aren’t we… :grimacing:

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Season 3 Message GIF by The Simpsons

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