El Nino: How this year’s Pacific weather event could screw up global food prices

Thursday, May 21, 2015
By Paul Martin

ZACHARY DAVIES BOREN IndependentUK Thursday 21 May 2015 There’s an El Nino event brewing in the tropical Pacific that could impact global food prices, experts have warned. The price of rice, coffee, sugar and cocoa may be driven up by the El Nino effect, which may trigger droughts and floods that could disrupt equatorial... »

California’s green living delusion collapses as residents start spray painting their lawns green

Saturday, May 16, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Mike Adams Friday, May 15, 2015 California’s green living delusion is collapsing by the day. As the drought worsens, and lawns everywhere have turned to crispy brown dead zones, desperate residents are hiring companies to spray paint their lawns green. As the Daily Mail reports: As California is mired by its fourth... »

Giant hailstones pound southern Germany – nearly a week after devastating tornado reported in the north

Friday, May 15, 2015
By Paul Martin May 15, 2015 GERMANY – At least nine people have been injured and dozens of homes damaged in a hailstorm in southern Germany. There were reports of hailstones the size of golf balls in the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg. Winds of up to 120 km/h (75mph) were reported on Wednesday night and residents near... »

The Greatest Water Crisis In The History Of The United States

Wednesday, May 13, 2015
By Paul Martin

By Michael Snyder May 12th, 2015 What are we going to do once all the water is gone? Thanks to the worst drought in more than 1,000 years, the western third of the country is facing the greatest water crisis that the United States has ever seen. Lake Mead is now the lowest... »

Dozens injured, houses destroyed: Powerful storms ravage central US (PHOTOS, VIDEOS)

Monday, May 11, 2015
By Paul Martin May 11, 2015 Snow, flooding and powerful tornadoes have ripped through many central US states, emergency officials said. The most affected were Texas and South Dakota where dozens of people have been injured and many houses were left in ruins. The storm hit eastern Van Zandt County and the town of Van in... »

Trail of destruction as tornadoes rip through Texas (IMAGES)

Sunday, May 10, 2015
By Paul Martin May 10, 2015 One person was killed after at least two tornadoes tore through parts of northern Texas. Meteorologists warned of worsening weather conditions for a broad swath of the state just days after several Great Plains states were pummeled by tornadoes. The twister touched down about 5 miles (8 km) south of... »

Devastating photos of California show how bad the drought really is

Friday, May 8, 2015
By Paul Martin

ERIN BRODWIN BUSINESSINSIDER.COM MAY 7, 2015 California just entered its fourth year in drought. Experts say it’s the worst the state has seen in 1,200 years. Dwindling reservoirs, shrinking lakes, and dried-up farm fields are everywhere — and the drought shows no sign of stopping. The state’s snowpack, which typically provides about a third... »

1930s Dust Bowl Drought – and Current California Drought – Caused By Warm Ocean Anomalies

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
By Paul Martin May 6, 2015 A scientific paper published last month in the journal Climate Dynamics by a scientist from NOAA’s National Climatic Data Center and three universities found that the 1930s drought was exacerbated by an anomalous warm spots in the ocean: Unusually hot summer conditions occurred during the 1930s over the central United... »

California Adopts “Unprecedented” Restrictions On Water Use As Drought Worsens

Wednesday, May 6, 2015
By Paul Martin

by Tyler Durden 05/06/2015 California water regulators are getting worried. The state has now approved a set of sweeping conservation measures designed to cut water consuption by up to 36% in some areas to combat a severe drought that has now killed some 12 million trees and threatens to turn California into a... »

Cold Delays U.S. Planting, Crop Prices Up

Friday, May 1, 2015
By Paul Martin May 1st, 2015 USA Planting Behind…… Wheat Conditions… The Rest…HERE Share on Facebook »

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