Trustworthy Australian media claims July 2018 as the hottest month ever in the country, but even the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) says its 2nd warmest day time highs, and 5th warmest mean since records began. Australia’s drought is set to significantly worsen as well based on past patterns of climate on longer multi-century and multi-millennia cycles. South America was below normal temperatures overall for July 2018.
Via Adapt 2030
Distinguishing Between Natural & Man-Made Drought
By Tony Heller
“We continue to run California as if the longest drought we are ever going to encounter is about seven years,” said Scott Stine, a professor of geography and environmental studies at Cal State East Bay. “We’re living in a dream world.”
Drought is the normal climate of the western US. That is why the west is a desert.
There have been 200-year-long droughts in the past.
But never mind data, facts, science, and history. Climate scientists have to keep the funding coming in.
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