Monday, September 14, 2015

Après Moi Le Déluge:
Today In Apocalyptic Whatnot

Not kidding w/ the "WWIII" label

Perused this,
Futurist: Risk of Miscalculating Nuclear War
is Higher Than Ever
Singer noted that only four years ago The New York Times published an academic’s contention that war had become a thing of the past for nation states.

Today, he said, NATO is on the highest alert since the 1980s, Russia now officially considers the Western Alliance its greatest threat, and in the Pacific the U.S. and China are engaged in an arms race, with China slated to have more ships and planes than the U.S. by 2030.
& was going to suggest you stupid jerks wait a few yrs. (Subtext: Until I'm dead.) before you kill each other & everything the fuck else on the planet. Then I read this load of New York Times liberal pansy codswallop, obviously bought & paid for by the, um, the ... uh, who is it again who pays for studies like this ...

Study Predicts Antarctica Ice Melt if All Fossil Fuels Are Burned

A sea level rise of 200 feet would put almost all of Florida, much of Louisiana and Texas, the entire East Coast of the United States, large parts of Britain, much of the European Plain, and huge parts of coastal Asia under water. The cities lost would include Miami, New Orleans, Houston, Washington, New York, Amsterdam, Stockholm, London, Paris, Berlin, Venice, Buenos Aires, Beijing, Shanghai, Sydney, Rome and Tokyo.*
& decided the hell w/ it, don't wait for me to go anywhere; drill it all out burn it all up & if the ice doesn't melt fast enough nuke it! (Assuming there are any nukes left.)

*No mention of the Coast W/ The Most. Guess we're safe (unless the Old Gray Lady's overlooking the real America again). Less safe from the plague, however. C.D.C. via CNN.
A map shows reported cases of human plague in the United States from 1970 to 2012.
Nearly all cases occur in the western U.S., for reasons that are not entirely understood.
Plague first came to the U.S. in 1900 via rats on steamships from Asia.


Lawrence said...

Is there a potential carrier species that has a habitat range that resembles the red area?

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