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Hundreds Evacuated as Floods Hit Lourdes, France

Posted by feww on October 21, 2012


[October 21, 2012] Mass die-offs resulting from human impact and the planetary response to the anthropogenic assault could occur by early 2016. 

  • SYMBOLIC COUNTDOWN: 1,238 Days Left to the ‘Worst Day’ in Human History


Global Disasters/ Significant Events

Flooding forces hundreds of pilgrims to evacuate Lourdes shrine in France 

Hundreds of pilgrims have been evacuated from Lourdes Roman Catholic shrine in France after heavy flooding swamped the area.

About 500 pilgrims, including the sick and disabled, were evacuated from the shrine, nearby campgrounds and parts of the southern city of Lourdes after the Gave de Pau river burst its banks following days of torrential rain, local officials said.

  • Lourdes became famous after a local girl claimed she had a vision of the Virgin Mary more than 150 years ago.
  • Millions of pilgrims visit the shrine each year, especially the sick and disabled.
  • The shrine’s success rate in curing the sick must be a closely guarded secret!


The Italian Supreme Court has ruled ‘mobile phone use can cause brain tumors,’ reports said.


Twitter’s censorship policy has been extended to block ‘offensive’ accounts in the U.S., U.K. and Germany, as well as removing anti-Jewish messages and photos in France, said a report.

United Kingdom

At least 130,000 people marched though central London to protest the government’s austerity measures, reports said.

  • Similar protests were held in Belfast and Glasgow.
  • “There were few reports of trouble although disabled protesters blocked Park Lane and supporters of UK Uncut threatened to take over Starbucks coffee shops,” said a report.
  • Youth unemployment in the UK now exceeds one million.


Significant seismic activity has been reported north of Iceland. Some 350 earthquakes, which appeared to be volcanic tremors, have occurred north of Iceland since Friday October 19 [started 19:00 local time] according to Iceland Met Office (IMO).

  • Two of the largest quakes struck at a depth of about 10km, measuring 4.9 and 5.2 respectively,  GEOFON Extended Virtual Network (GEVN) reported.
  • The quakes occurred about 40km east of the  Tjornes Fracture Zone and 30km SW of Grímsey.
  • At least 46 of the quakes measured M3.0 or larger, IMO reported.

Source: Iceland Met Office. © Veðurstofa Íslands

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Global CO2 Update

Posted by feww on June 5, 2012

Current Global Monthly Mean CO2

Weekly average CO2 at Mauna Loa

  • Week of May 27, 2012:     396.46 ppm
  • Weekly value from 1 year ago:     394.11 ppm
  • Weekly value from 10 years ago:     376.20 ppm

The graph, updated weekly, shows as individual points daily mean CO2 up to and including the week (Sunday through Saturday) previous to today.

Recent Mauna Loa CO2

  • April 2012:     396.18 ppm
  • April 2011:     393.28 ppm

Recent Global CO2 (ESRL/NOAA)

  • March 2012:     393.87 ppm
  • March 2011:     391.46 ppm

The graph shows recent monthly mean carbon dioxide globally averaged over marine surface sites, as measured by the Global Monitoring Division of NOAA/ESRL.  The dashed red line with diamond symbols represents the monthly mean values, centered on the middle of each month. The black line with the square symbols represents the same, after correction for the average seasonal cycle.

Other Global Disasters, Significant Events

  • Virginia, USA.  City of Hampton declared a state of emergency after a tornado struck Petersburg and Hampton, destroying or damaging dozens of building and causing injuries to residents.
    • The tornado left several families displaced and caused millions of dollars in damage.
  • U.K.   Britain has undergone a moral decline over the past six decades, the Bishop of London has decried.
    • Ironically, the period coincides with Queen Elizabeth’s 60 year reign on the throne.
    • Promiscuity has reached “epidemic” levels. “Literally millions of children grow up without knowing a stable, loving, secure family life …,” he said.
    • “Dr Chartres also called for action to tackle ‘depressingly high’ youth unemployment in Britain,” said a report.
    • “The extent of youth unemployment is appalling. The waste of human talent is unsustainable morally and economically,” he said.

Global Disasters: Links, Forecasts and Background

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