The News for Friday 13th of July 2018
"Globally, this June marks the second warmest on record and this year to date the hottest La Nina year on record, which has been featured by high impacting extreme weather during the early summer in the northern hemisphere..."
Photo credit: see #1 below
Photo credit: FAY-WEI LI
"If we keep burning fossil fuels indefinitely, global warming will eventually melt all the ice at the poles and on mountaintops, raising sea level by 216 feet. Explore what the world’s new coastlines would look like."
Photo credit: National Geographic
"Extreme heat can feel unbearable – for people and animals. Tom Barcellos: "Dairy cows are just like us humans. When it gets extremely hot, you look for shade, you look for ways to comfort yourself.""
Photo credit: Yale Climate Connections
"The world’s poorest countries are paying more to borrow money because of their vulnerability to climate change... countries most in need... to protect against the worst impacts of climate change are paying the highest borrowing costs."
Photo credit: see #5 below
1st Picture: By Victor Vizu [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], from Wikimedia Commons
6th Picture: Lloyd Keigwin/Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution