Watts Up With That?
Eric Worrall writes: The British and Icelandic MET offices are expressing concern about the possible effect on the climate, of a potentially enormous volcanic eruption in Iceland.
According to The Express, a UK daily newspaper;
“BRITAIN could freeze in YEARS of super-cold winters and miserable summers if the erupts, experts have warned.
Britain could face a freezing winter if the Icelandic volcano erupts Britain could face a freezing winter if the Icelandic volcano erupts.
Depending on the force of the explosion, minute particles thrust beyond the earth’s atmosphere can trigger DECADES of chaotic weather patterns.
The first effect could be a bitterly cold winter to arrive in weeks with thermometers plunging into minus figures and not rising long before next summer.
The Icelandic Met Office has this week warned of “strong indications of ongoing magma movement” around the volcano prompting them to raise the aviation warning to orange, the…
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Sheikh Abu Mohammad al-Adnani
by, CBC News | h/t
In an audio recording distributed widely on social media Sunday, Islamic extremist group ISIS urged Muslims globally to launch attacks on civilians in member countries of a U.S.-led coalition opposed to their violent spread through areas of Syria and Iraq.
In the nearly 42-minute long meandering propaganda speech uploaded to Twitter, ISIS spokesman Abu Muhammad al-Adnani encourages Muslims to kill “disbelievers” in countries, including Canada, currently supporting American and French-backed military action against the group in Iraq “in any manner.”
“If you can kill a disbelieving American or European — especially the spiteful and filthy French — or an Australian, or a Canadian, or any other disbeliever from the disbelievers waging war, including the citizens of the countries that entered into a coalition against the Islamic…
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Preparedness is Fundamental
When I was a young cop, I watched a pilot at our local air show fly his plane right into the ground. I realized instantly what had happened and turned to see the entire emergency crew, many of them veterans, just standing there, frozen in disbelief. I yelled at them, “Get over there, he’s crashed” and then immediately forgot where I had parked my patrol car.
Some things are hard to believe, even if we see them with our own two eyes. Sometimes it takes awhile to process what we are witnessing, and reconcile how it relates to us and what our reaction should be. There are also those individuals that lapse into a state of shock, or simply fail to realize the exigency of a situation and perish because of it.
I learned a great axiom as a rookie from a seasoned vet: “Believe half of what you…
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Biological Hazard – Unusual Respiratory Virus (Enterovirus 68): Disease Outbreak, Health Threat
Epidemic Hazard – Unusual Respiratory Virus(EV-D68)
North-America- USA |(Nationwide)
Bio-hazard Level: 3/4 High
Location: State of Ohio, Cincinnati, 39°06’00.0″N 84°31’00.0″W
States with reported cases of Enterovirus D68 (Centers for Diease Control) 15 September 2014
Related Reports and Updates:
Wednesday, 17 September, 2014 at 03:39 (03:39 AM) UTC.
With a growing number of children showing up with respiratory illness in London emergency rooms, hospitals here are on high alert against a virus sweeping across the American Midwest leaving ill kids in its wake. Doctors at London’s Children Hospital are mailing blood samples to the National Microbiology Laboratory in Winnipeg — the only lab in Canada that can detect enterovirus D-68. Though nothing has been found yet since testing began a week ago, it can take the lab as many as 10 days…
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