“By 4 p.m. we had to light a fire to stay warm here,” says Augustine Vadakil on his struggling farm in Kerala’s hilly Wayanad district. “But that was 30 years ago. Wayanad is no longer the cold, misty place it once was.” From a maximum of 25 degrees Celsius by early March, temperatures here now More
Source: Why is the Climate Changing Like This? – CounterPunch.org
Much of the planet sweltered in unprecedented heat in July, as temperatures soared to new heights in the hottest month ever recorded. The record warmth also shrank Arctic and Antarctic sea ice to historic lows.
Source: July 2019 was hottest month on record for the planet: Polar sea ice melted to record lows — ScienceDaily
A newly comprehensive study shows that melting of Himalayan glaciers caused by rising temperatures has accelerated dramatically since the start of the 21st century.
Source: Melting of Himalayan glaciers has doubled in recent years: Fast-paced warming is consistently affecting huge region, says new study — ScienceDaily
Fasten your seat belt! Global warming is on a rampage. As a consequence, many ecosystems may be on the verge of total collapse.
Source: Permafrost Collapses 70 Years Early
The 150 years of the Industrial Revolution (~1770-1920), with its catastrophic and bloody termination in World War I (1914-1918), had no noticeable effect on the global average temperature, which had hovered around 14.7 degrees Centigrade (C) since antiquity. The human population had taken 200,000 years (more or less) to grow to one billion (1B), in 1804, within the natural and majestic evolution of global climates during those 2000 centuries More
Source: Our Globally Warming Civilization
Methane and CO2 released from the thawing permafrost will further accelerate the rate of global warming.
Source: Arctic Is Thawing So Fast Scientists Are Losing Their Measuring Tools