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Let's talk about the continuing lack of AGW.
It's July 25/2017. Our summer, like our spring, has continued on with below "normal" or "average"temperatures. Day time highs all this month have been consistently below our claimed norm/average.
At 9:38 am today it is presently 19 C or 68 F. (according to environment canada who it appears has issues with temp conversion. 19 c generally equally 66 F)
Our high today, on July 25th/2017 is expected to be 22C or 72 Fahrenheit.
Our average is claimed to be 81 F or 27 C, but, actually I would say our average is usually83-86 F or 28 to 30 C(Before Environment Canada started to hide our historical temperatures)
I've also noticed a real lack of sunshine. No sun yesterday. None today thus far.
In the northern hemisphere we count on the sunshine to get our Vitamin D.
You may wonder how it is I notice the temperature and weather as much as I do?
Easy. I live with no air conditioning. Always have.
So I am acutely aware of when it's hot and when it's cool.
Secondly: I am out doors every single day. Every day. In the garden. In my yard. Or out for hikes and walks. Most people don't have this awareness because they don't spend any significant time outdoors.
Third: I garden, forage and wildcraft as mentioned in this previous post: Stephen Buhner Interviews : Plant Intelligence & the Imaginal Realm
Keeping that in mind I was very interested to see an image in yesterday's Globe & Mail-
From 150 years ago- Toronto July 24 1867. It was 95 degrees F in the shade. That is 35 C.
If it was 95 F in the shade you can believe it was 105-110 in the sun!
In 1867 the population of Toronto was a mere sliver of today's Toronto.
(for those interested: In 1867 Canada's entire population, approximately 3.1 million was slightly more then Toronto's is present day approx 2.8 million)
The city itself was nowhere near the giant heat island it is today.
And as you notice... no cars. No gas guzzling SUV's.
The industrial revolution had not begun.
The alleged carbon component of AGW had not been introduced.
So, how do you explain the 95 F or 35 C in the shade temperatures?
You can read aboutthe rebrand of PKK/YPG into SDF as stated by General Raymond Thomas in short order. And, Yes, he literally speaks in marketing terms!
First we’ll get to the potential excuse, possible justification, for US overt intervention in Syria. The one that could be seen coming from a mile or two away. Or maybe 5 to ten miles away?
Stars & Stripes
RESAFA, Syria — American-backed Syrian opposition fighters were standing watch against Islamic State militants from atop a water tower earlier this month when they were shocked to face a barrage of mortar shells — not from militants, but from the Syrian army.
“We are fighting ISIS. They are fighting ISIS. Why are they fighting us?” Raad Abdullah Hamoud, 17, said as he stood at the foot of the remote desert tower. “This is what they’re doing now. Think what they’re going to do after ISIS is gone.”
What a smooth manipulative spin job! See how that is presented? Kurdish militias oh we’re so good, just fighting ISIS and SAA is fighting us. Oh dear. And boohoo.
The “american backed” fighters aren’t fighting ISIS. Don’t much care what anyone else says or believes in this regard. They are ethnically cleansing the indigenous/resident population from vast swathes of land, then claiming the land and it’s resources as there own. That’s it. That’s what is going on presently and has always been going on. ISIS kicked off the campaign of ethnic cleansing and YPG/PKK finishes up the job.
|YPG Commander Dilsoz Derek, 32, conferred with fighters after spotting what he believed to be Islamic State militants riding motorcycles near their base north of Dair Alzour in eastern Syria earlier this month.|
“As Assad’s troops gain a foothold in Dair Alzour, (Deir ez-Zor) the crossroads of a strategic land corridor from Tehran to Beirut, U.S.-trained opposition fighters and allies nearby said they hope to take a stand with American backing, potentially drawing the U.S. into a long and costly conflict.”
In recent weeks, an 80-mile stretch of the Euphrates River has served as a buffer zone — a so-called deconfliction line — between U.S.-backed opposition fighters and the Syrian government.
To the west of the river, some of Assad’s estimated 40,000 soldiers are fighting with support from allied militias, Russia and Iran. To the east, some of the 55,000 opposition forces are fighting with help from U.S. forces. The U.S.-backed coalition said it has about 500 troops in Syria, but experts estimate that has grown to include up to 1,500 Marines, Army Rangers and special forces, plus 1,000 contractors.
U.S.-backed forces have largely focused on recapturing the Islamic State’s self-declared capital, Raqqa, while Assad’s forces and allies advanced on the militant stronghold of Dair Alzour to the southeast.
“The coalition mission is to defeat ISIS,” the coalition said. “We have no fight with Syrian or pro-regime forces as long as all forces adhere to the agreed-upon deconfliction line.”
But the Syrian government and its supporters have already made several forays across the buffer zone.
Last month, a Syrian fighter jet clashed with U.S.-backed forces south of Raqqa. Farther south, near the border with Jordan and Iraq, what appeared to be an Iranian-made drone attacked American advisers training Syrian opposition forces at a U.S. base in Tanf. That clash came soon after U.S. warplanes struck Iranian-backed Shiite militias approaching the base for the third time in as many weeks.
A U.S. coalition spokesman declined to say last week whether it would back Syrian opposition fighters should they confront Assad’s forces.
“Future operations depend on many different factors and we will not speculate on what the coalition or partner forces may do in the future,” the statement said.The "coalition" statements are made for public consumption.
The largest opposition militia is the Kurdish People’s Protection Units, or YPG, with about 25,000 troops, including Hamoud’s unit at the water tower. The militia’s political wing has been governing northeastern Syria since Assad’s government withdrew about four years ago, adopting the Marxist-inspired philosophy of Abdullah “Apo” Ocalan, whose image adorns not just YPG command posts but billboards and local squares.Despite the fact that the YPG/PKK are one and the same. Despite the fact that they are recognized terrorists. Despite the fact the image of the cult leader Ocalan is every where in northern Syria("Ocalan, whose image adorns not just YPG command posts but billboards and local squares")the US continues to partner with these acknowledged, recognized terrorists.
Ocalan’s leadership could prove problematic for the U.S., particularly in its relations with Turkey. He was convicted of treason and sentenced to life in prison, and his Kurdistan Workers Party, or PKK, is considered a terrorist group by both Turkey and the U.S.
Now’s a good time to quote General Raymond Thomas, Commander of US Special Forces, regarding YPG/PKK rebranding into SDF:
Note that he uses marketing terminology!
Furthermore, the US general talked about the creation of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) in October 2015, and the evolution of the US-Kurdish alliance in Syria.Did it give them credibility? Not in my world view. But, I'm sure others just ate that foul excretion right up. It’s highly unlikely the YPG/PKK rebranded themselves and vastly more realistic that some public relations firm for the US came up with the idea of SDF/Syrian Democratic Forces in order to obfuscate the fact the US is supporting terrorists. Well known, long documented, terrorists actors.
“The one that is most discussed, and most misunderstood is the evolution of our counterpart in Syria, the so-called Syrian Democratic Forces. Interestingly came about that name, at one point in time, I’ve dealt with them directly, I was on the formative stage of the relationship with these guys. They formally called themselves the YPG, who the Turks would say equated to the PKK. You are dealing with a terrorist enemy of mine, how you can do that to an ally,” he said.
“So, we literally played back to them: ‘You have got to change your brand. What do you want to call yourselves besides the YPG?’ With about a day’s notice they declared that they are the Syrian Democratic Forces, I thought it was a stroke of brilliance to put democracy in there somewhere. But it gave them a little bit of credibility,” General Thomas added.
Earlier this month, YPG military leaders on the front lines said eastern Syria should govern itself according to Ocalan’s principles, not be beholden to Turkey or Assad.What else would one expect the PKK to say?
Branding PKK challenge
However, the US general says the Kurds could ‘help themselves’. “They still have branding challenge going forward, and the Turks remind us every day. The first time Brett McGurk and I went out to this very old, cold guildhall in Kobani, right on the Turk border, we went in there, a bunch of somber technocrats and military people, and whose beaming face is looking down on us from the front of the guildhall but Ocalan,” he said.Unique governance
“We said, ‘hey, that’s got to go. You cannot hold on to Ocalan and have any chance of legitimacy in the construct we’re in. So, you either something different, or. And something that has a legitimacy” he said.
“And you saw part of it. So, Interesting part, we are to close to the problem, you got out there to give different perspective. They are doing something unique to every other surrogate we worked in last decade and their half. They are governing in their wake, they are providing a representative governance,” he said.
YPG/PKK planning an advance of Deir ez Zor
“The regime allies are trying to extend, to control as much as they can,” said YPG commander Daman Frat from his post north of Dair Alzour.“We need to coordinate with the coalition to do an advance before the regime comes.”The YPG/PKK plan to advance on Deir ez Zor before the SAA and allies can advance
He compared the situation outside Dair Alzour to Syria’s embattled northwestern border region of Afrin, where Turkey deployed added troops this month and shelled Kurdish fighters as tensions increased. The head of the Syrian YPG said the buildup amounted to a “declaration of war” and warned of coming clashes.
“If the coalition doesn’t help us now, the same thing will happen here,” Frat said — this time with the Syrian army, not Turkish, forces.
One Kurdish commander, Orkesh Serdam, has been encouraged to see the U.S. expanding its makeshift bases in eastern Syria,but said that doesn’t mean America is willing to take on Assad’s troops.
Recall this map? I've posted it and reposted it- Now here it is again! The US was so dismayed about the publishing of this map... Gave a bit too much away?
“If the regime takes Dair Alzour, they will not stop there. They will go to Raqqa and Hasakah” to the north, he said. “I want America to help us fight in Dair Alzour.”Personally, since I’ve been against the annexation or federalization of Syria from the get go. I hope that Syria is actually able to take all of her territory back remaining a unified nation state. Never mind this kicking the can down the road, frozen conflict type stuff.
To the west in Resafa, a remote desert village built around an ancient fortress, Zinar Kobani, the local YPG commander, also said he hopes he can count on U.S. support if his forces continue on their collision course with Assad’s army.
“It’s not part of our plan to attack the regime. But if someone comes to fight us, we will fight back,” said Kobani, 27.
For now, their red line is the water tower north of Resafa. If Assad’s forces try to pass it, closing the roughly five-mile dusty no man’s land in between, YPG troops will return fire.
They recently overheard military radio chatter suggesting an attack by Syrian forces in coming days. Soon after, Syrian troops closed the gap. So far, they haven’t tried to pass the tower.Very clearly the Kurdish militias are terrorists- It was obvious. Which is why I never cheered them on. They are US partners. And to my mind this is still about redrawing/remaking the region.
Coming hot on the heels of the “ha ha chemicals make frogs gay” post.
“The quality of sperm from men in North America, Europe and Australia has declined dramatically over the past 40 years, with a 52.4 percent drop in sperm concentration, according to a study published Tuesday.
The research — the largest and most comprehensive look at the topic, involving data from 185 studies and 42,000 men around the world between 1973 and 2011 — appears to confirm fears that male reproductive health may be declining”
The analysis found drops only for men in Europe, North America and Australia and not for those in South America, Asia and Africa. Swan explained that this could mean that there's something specific to certain cultures or regions that affects sperm, but that it's also possible that there just isn't enough data yet to draw firm conclusions about the rest of the world. There have been far fewer sperm studies conducted in non-Western countries. (Some of the most recent ones have also noted a decline in aspects of sperm quality. A study published earlier this year about China's Hunan province found that 56 percent of sperm donations met the criteria for health in 2001 vs. only 18 percent in 2015.)
The most important data points in the new study involved sperm concentrations for what are known as “unselected” men who haven't yet proven they are fertile. These are men in the studies who are on the younger side and are not yet fathers or do not have partners who are pregnant. Researchers estimated that these men had an average sperm concentration of 99 million per milliliter in 1973 but that that had dropped to an average 47 million per milliliter in 2011.
That is a disturbing number given that, according to World Health Organization criteria, men with a sperm concentration of less than 40 million are considered to have an impaired chance of conceiving and those with a sperm concentration of less than 15 million per milliliter are unlikely to be able to have children.
These numbers mean “surprisingly higher proportions of men are falling into the infertile and sub fertile categories,” Swan said.
“There are numerous theories about what may be happening to sperm. Many scientists say the most sensitive period may be during the first trimester, when the developing fetus's reproductive system may be impacted by a mother smoking, stress she experienced or food she ate. Exposure to chemicals that can change hormone levels, known as endocrine disrupters, are among the issues being studied.Factory farmed food.
Over the life span, men are also exposed to a number of other things that could potentially influence sperm concentration: pesticides, lead, X-rays, stress and countless other factors.
Can you say population reduction, accomplished?
Coincidentally I went over to Gnostic Media and Jan was interviewing Curtis Duncan @ http://www.drcurtisduncan.com/
It was an interview with Curtis Duncan years back that saw me begin the chemical manipulation of humanity series. I'll have to get back to this.
Additionally, I should state it makes more sense to me the plastics are affecting fertility, but need to look more into the DES history and any involvement in transgender issues.
I personally think much of the "transgender issue" is a hard sell/public relations, manipulative campaign to divide humanity further. It's identity politics taken to the extreme.
Yes, that's my opinion. And it's a pretty well informed opinion- So SJW's need not apply.
From Earlier Today:
"Scientists are sucking carbon dioxide from the air with giant fans and preparing to release chemicals from a balloon to dim the sun's rays as part of a climate engineering push to cool the planet."What is wrong this the above statement?
First of all the carbon/heating theory doesn't work. It doesn't jibe.
Second... I thought the sun had nothing to do with AGW?
At least that's what carbon cult adherents have suggested.
The very name of this PSYOP Anthropogenic Global Warming, indicates the problem is all due to humans, so why "dim the sun"
In the countryside near Zurich, Swiss company Climeworks began to suck greenhouse gases from thin air in May with giant fans and filters in a $23-million US project that it calls the world's first "commercial carbon dioxide capture plant."
Worldwide, "direct air capture" research by a handful of companies such as Climeworks has gained tens of millions of dollars in recent years from sources including governments, Microsoft founder Bill Gates and the European Space Agency (ESA).
Read on how absurd this extremely expensive extraction method truly is:
Climeworks reckons it now costs about $600 US to extract a tonne of carbon dioxide from the air, and the plant's full capacity due by the end of 2017 is only 900 tonnes a year. That's equivalent to the annual emissions of only 45 Americans.
How much carbon is created to extract this carbon? Anyone? How are the giant fans being run?
Climeworks sells the gas, at a loss, to nearby greenhouses as a fertilizer to grow tomatoes and cucumbers. It has a partnership with the automaker Audi, which hopes to use carbon in greener fuels
Let's take that paragraph apart, shall we?
1-"Climeworks sells the gas, at a loss, to nearby greenhouses as a fertilizer to grow tomatoes and cucumbers."
I've mentioned the carbon fertilization in greenhouses on a number of occasions. Carbon is plant food. This FACT was discussed most recently in the post titled:
2-"Audi, which hopes to use carbon in greener fuels"This shift between the fall and winter months to the spring and summer results in the sawtooth pattern known as the Keeling Curve measurement of atmospheric CO2 such that every year there is a decline in CO2 during months of terrestrial plant photosynthesis and an increase in CO2 in months without large amounts of photosynthesis and with significant decomposition.
Using Carbon in greener fuels? Whaaaat???? Aren't we already using carbon as fuel.
Yes, we are!
"And isolating carbon dioxide is complex, because the gas makes up just 0.04 per cent of the air"Isolating carbon dioxide is complex, because it makes up JUST 0.04 percent of the air
"Pure carbon dioxide delivered by trucks, for use in greenhouses or to make drinks fizzy, costs up to about $300 US a tonne in Switzerland"I'm just getting such a conflicting message from this spin. I can't hold two conflicting ideas in my head- cause I don't want the cognitive dissonance. So, carbon is 'bad' and it's warming the planet, but, it's good to gather up for plant food in greenhouses and green fuel. And carbon is a must to feed forests and global plant life which give us oxygen, but it's still bad?
Considering the real, true and actual usefulness of carbon in general food production- greenhouses, food production outside of greenhouses and life in general to create our oxygen on the planet. (As the plants consume carbon and give us our life saving oxygen)- I'm having troubles reconciling the many contradictions inherent in the AGW hoax.
When there is a contradiction we probably have a lie.
Now let's get to the dimming of the sun.
Riskier "geo-engineering" solutions could be a backstop, such as dimming the world's sunshine, dumping iron into the oceans to soak up carbon, or trying to create clouds.
Among new university research, a Harvard geo-engineering project into dimming sunlight to cool the planet set up in 2016 has raised $7.5 million US from private donors.
Keith's team aims to release about one kilogram of sun-dimming material, perhaps calcium carbonate, from a high-altitude balloon above Arizona next year in a tiny experiment to see how it affects the microphysics of the stratosphere.
Some research has suggested that geo-engineering with sun-dimming chemicals, for instance, could affect global weather patterns and disrupt vital monsoons.
Anyone getting a weather warfare vibe here?
Let's keep reading the published insanity passing itself off as rational thinking
The most natural way to extract carbon from the air is to plant forests that absorb the gas as they grow, but that would divert vast tracts of land from farming. (Baloney)Another option is to build power plants that burn wood and bury the carbon dioxide released.Yup, just burn wood and bury the carbon dioxide!!
The elites are insane. Truly psychotic. And we should not be accepting of their insane leadership. I'm flabbergasted reading this craziness. But then I'm a real environmentalist.
I'm going to hug a tree today and thank it for giving me oxygen, while I aspirate my carbon for it's food-
American defense officials said Friday that initial findings indicate that the destroyer USS Fitzgerald was likely at fault in her collision with the container ship ACX Crystal on June 17.
Defense officials told CNN and Reuters that the early results of the investigation show that the Fitzgerald was at fault, and that a loss of situational awareness was a primary factor in the collision.“There was not a lot that went right leading up to the crash. There were a string of errors, but they did a lot after the collision to save lives and the ship,” an official with knowledge of the inquiry told Reuters. He added that the investigators have already collected radar data from the time of the incident and testimony from the crew, and that it was unlikely that the initial conclusions would change.
Two defense officials speaking with CNN confirmed this account. "They did nothing until the last second," one official said."A slew of things went wrong."Another Navy official said the crash "will wind up being our fault."
Japan has nearly completed it's investigation and the US has not cooperated.
Officials say the US is exercising its right to investigate its ship and not share the information with Japan, even though the crash took place in Japanese territorial waters. This is allowed under the bilateral Status Of Forces Agreement (SOFA), and though Japan Coast Guard officials said they’re still considering cooperation with Washington, nothing has yet been confirmed.
My opinion? The US isn't cooperating so they can spin their investigation however they please.The cause of the accident is also being investigated by experts from the Japan Transport Safety Board, and if there is no information forthcoming from the US officials may have to compile a report based only on the information they’ve gathered, according board spokesman Katsunori Takahashi. The spokesman pointed out that there have been other instances where Washington did not cooperate on an investigation.
Spin won't take away from the fact the USS Fitzgerald was at fault- There may be legal issues for the US in this matter, which may make non cooperation more to their advantage. Look how many died due to carelessness and/or outright negligence.
The losers will be chipped at a “Chip” Party set to take place August 1st.
Employees will be chipped at the 32M inaugural "chip party" hosted at their headquarters in River Falls, WI on August 1, 2017.Just like cattle. But, hey then can wave their hands and make purchases in the break room and open doors
Three Square Market (32M) is offering implanted chip technology to all of their employees on August 1st, 2017. Employees will be implanted with a RFID chip allowing them to make purchases in their break room micro market, open doors, login to computers, use the copy machine, etc. This program, offered by 32M, is optional for all employees. The company is expecting over 50 staff members to be voluntarily chipped. 32M is partnering with BioHax International and Jowan Osterland, CEO, based out of Sweden.Losers... Sorry, but, chipping humans reduces them to cattle. Sheep. Dogs.
RFID technology or Radio-Frequency Identification uses electromagnetic fields to identify electronically stored information. Often referred to as "chip" technology, this option has become very popular in the European marketplace. The chip implant uses near-field communications (NFC); the same technology used in contactless credit cards and mobile payments. A chip is implanted between the thumb and forefinger underneath the skin within seconds.
A micro market, also known as a break room market, has become a staple in the U.S. with over 20,000 locations and growing. While in existence for over a decade in the American workplace, the international community began to embrace this only a few years ago. A micro market is a mini convenience store located right in the employee break room using a self-checkout kiosk, similar to what is found at many major retailers. Businesses see multiple benefits when adding a micro market to their location, such as increased employee morale and productivity. 32M entered this growing industry over four years ago and is rapidly growing in market share and believes this technology will help it continue this trajectory.
"We foresee the use of RFID technology to drive everything from making purchases in our office break room market, opening doors, use of copy machines, logging into our office computers, unlocking phones, sharing business cards, storing medical/health information, and used as payment at other RFID terminals. Eventually, this technology will become standardized allowing you to use this as your passport, public transit, all purchasing opportunities, etc." commented 32M CEO, Todd Westby.
"When working with our operators over in Europe, we came across a company of chipped employees at BioHax International and the concept of using RFID with micro markets quickly grew," commented 32M VP of International Sales, Tony Danna. "We see chip technology as the next evolution in payment systems, much like micro markets have steadily replaced vending machines. As a leader in micro market technology, it is important that 32M continues leading the way with advancements such as chip implants" added Mr. Westby.
"The international market place is wide-open and we believe that the future trajectory of total market share is going to be driven by who captures this arena first," said 32M COO Patrick McMullan. "Europe is far more advanced in mobile and chip technology usage than the U.S. and we are thrilled with the growth opportunity this enhancement will bring to us. Thanks to our market partners in Sweden, we met this innovative company and look forward to working with them to take our market share to another level."
32M is envisioning this technology to help it grow its other self-checkout businesses. "We see this as another payment and identification option that not only can be used in our markets but our other self-checkout / self-service applications that we are now deploying which include convenience stores and fitness centers," added Mr. McMullan.
I saw another news article regarding this human chipping where it was claimed these chips were not hackable. And were non readable, unless, you were in the vicinity of a chip reader.
I do believe there are chip readers in many locales..