Iceland Volcano Awakens for First Time Since Middle Ages

Iceland has been pretty quiet for the past decade bar Bardarbunga stinking things up a bit in 2014 but that does seem to be about to change. March-April is usually the time Icelandic volcanoes awaken as we saw with the eruption of Eyjafjallajökull in April 2010 (similar solar cycle period) which affected air traffic, although … Continue reading Iceland Volcano Awakens for First Time Since Middle Ages

Watch @Adapt2030 “Signs Earth’s Climate Is Starting to Fall Out”

Excusing the hyperbolic headline, Dave does highlight some extreme weather systems popping up across the northern hemisphere...and winter has really only just begun. https://youtu.be/hIz6Pc_z-Q8

No Snow? More like No Soul

Apparently the Met Office are pushing a new report that, according to their latest totally accurate projections which are so much better than those they churned out over a decade ago.suggests by the 2040s most of southern England could no longer see sub-zero days. By the 2060s only high ground and northern Scotland are still … Continue reading No Snow? More like No Soul

The English Medieval Vineyards

In a recent post, English vineyards introduce new grapes due to global heating- Grauniad, Paul Homewood highlights a predictably 1984 inspired piece of fiction by the Guardian, which includes this whopper: Traditionally England was a hard region to ripen grapes as it was not warm enough As we shall see that is far, far from … Continue reading The English Medieval Vineyards

Watch Bjorn Andreas Bull-Hansen “Green Fascism”

Bjorn is a Norwegian woodsman and is what we would have called in former times a conservationist or environmentalist. His website bio describes himself as: a novelist from Norway... fascinated by the Viking Age since childhood. I like doing hands-on research of the old ways - it helps me connect with the characters in my … Continue reading Watch Bjorn Andreas Bull-Hansen “Green Fascism”

#Snowmageddon: State of Emergency in Newfoundland as Canadians Dig Themselves Out After Record Blizzard

That is one heck of a snow storm! 😳 https://twitter.com/StormchaserUKEU/status/1220461186074009606?s=19 https://twitter.com/OriginalYoni/status/1218933941819887616?s=19 https://youtube.com/watch?v=DrdnW0cDfw4 https://twitter.com/RogerAPielkeSr/status/1218304771175510017?s=19 Residents had been told to prepare for an expected 40 to 75 centimetres of snow. By 12:30 p.m., 33 centimetres had already been recorded at St. John's International Airport since 5 a.m., according to Environment Canada meteorologist David Neil. He said 20 … Continue reading #Snowmageddon: State of Emergency in Newfoundland as Canadians Dig Themselves Out After Record Blizzard

Deadly snow storm hits India, Afghanistan and Pakistan

h/t Argiris Diamantis Back on 3rd Jan I wrote: Quite a cold wave over India: on 30/12 Delhi had a new Dec low of 9.4C, some 11.4C below the normal & far less than the 11.3C previous record from Dec 97 (records since 1901), beating the coldest ever recorded temp from Jan 2013 of 9.8C … Continue reading Deadly snow storm hits India, Afghanistan and Pakistan

Saudi Arabia: Heavy Snow in the Desert Kingdom

Friday 10th January. It's snowed in the Desert Kingdom of Saudi Arabia: https://youtu.be/yJdLGoLaYR4 https://twitter.com/fattaak_/status/1216291055030718465?s=19 https://twitter.com/zaibasi/status/1215587815540559872?s=19 https://twitter.com/wolvestravelers/status/1216084688705589248?s=19 TABUK: Tabuk’s northern region has been affected by a polar wave since Friday morning, with snow covering most of the wild and mountainous areas and Haql governate’s Jabal Al-Lawz, Al-Daher and Alqan mountains. The northern region is a popular … Continue reading Saudi Arabia: Heavy Snow in the Desert Kingdom