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Jun 16 12 tweets 10 min read
Our #Food and #Water crisis' are rapidly getting worse. Two of the founding necessities for human life and wellbeing are rapidly #collapsing.
In #Kansas thousands of cattle died from the heat and humidity. #WetBulb temperatures hit agricultural production hard.…
In #Ethiopia the #drought is so bad that monkeys are attacking children.…
#Ethiopia, #Kenya, and #Somalia are suffering from #drought exacerbated by the #ClimateCrisis and #LaNiña. 7 million livestock have died so far.…
#Iraq is quickly becoming a "land of no rivers" as drought dries the landscape in to a #climatechange wracked wasteland.
In #Chile the #drought is continuing to get worse. Now hitting the worlds largest Copper mines, as well as lithium and agricultural production. Good luck with the "energy transition" without working copper mines.…
In #Nepal the #FertilizerShortage threatens a #FoodCrisis. Building an agricultural system dependent on Fossil Fuel supplied Haber-Bosch fertilizers was probably a bad idea. The developing world will suffer for this act of hubris.…
#SriLanka is struggling to fix their collapsed agricultural industry.…
#Nigeria sees food inflation rates approach 20%.…
In #SouthSudan funding for food aid has dried up. Food assistance programs have been suspended. Millions are starving with no aid on the way.…
As we face #famines and #dessication in the face of #ClimateChange #capitalism and an overpopulated, unsustainable industrial society; the very foundation on which humanity depends is #Collapsing. Join us in watching our #food and #water systems crumble

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