#energy is life; and is the foundation upon which complex industrial civilization is built. Our #EnergyCrisis has begun; and we face the slide into #Collapse as that foundation crumbles.
#OPEC reveals production declines for May 2022.
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.
The impacts of rapid, widespread & pervasive climate events include anxiety/PTSD/suicide, diminished well-being (stress, sadness), ecological grief, domestic violence, cultural erosion & diminished social capital & relations. #ClimateCrisis#Mentalhealth theconversation.com/rapidly-increa…
"Weather and climate extremes such as storms, floods, droughts, heat events and wildfires can be traumatic and have immediate impacts on mental health."
Climate change and variability are facilitating the spread of:
- #chikungunya virus in North, Central and South America, Europe and Asia
- tickborne #encephalitis in Europe
- #RiftValleyFever in Africa
- #WestNile fever in south- eastern Europe, western Asia, the Canadian Prairies, and parts of the USA
- #LymeDisease vectors in North America and Europe
- #Malaria in East and Southern Africa
- dengue globally
The IPCC Climate Change 2022: Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability was released today. I'm going to go through the executive summary and post some "highlights". #IPCC#IPCCReport
Risk can arise from the dynamic interactions among climate-related hazards,exposure & vulnerability of affected human & ecological systems. Risk that can be introduced by human responses to #climatechange is a new consideration in the risk concept. There are 127 key risks.