To my family, friends, friends of my friends, and anyone else who feels like they have a stake in their own future, please read and watch this.

The IPCC, a part of the UN created specifically to provide science and policy to the entire world, has just released Working Group II's report on the Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability from Climate Change. The IPCC was set up in 1988, with full endorsement from Presidents Reagan and Bush (no, not W). The term Climate Change was felt to be more accurate than Global Warming, in spite of the push from the press. No, it's not something that 'them damned liberals' invented because there was no Global Warming.

Having learned their lesson from the last 4 Assessment Reports, Working Group II has revised their reporting format to make things easier for non-specialists to understand. One of those improvements is a video designed to be seen by anyone who has access to a computer.

Please take time to watch the video, it's about 12 minutes and it's worth 12 minutes of your time, somewhere in the immediate future, to understand what is confronting us, and our children.


Global warming and heat waves – our bodies working to stay cool | John Abraham | Environment | theguardian.com

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John Abraham has posted a nice summary about why the increase in heat waves are a problem now, and will increase as a problem in the near future.

I am a person that does not survive the heat well. I've been told that I was exposed to too much heat at an early age, leading to my sensitivity. What I do know about heat is that I automatically avoid becoming too hot, and do not cope well once it's happened.

Have a look at the article, and what current medical thinking is about heat and its impact on our bodies.

Global warming and heat waves – our bodies working to stay cool | John Abraham | Environment | theguardian.com:

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