Climate change compounds global security threat,... →
Stresses from global climate change are increasing the threat of wars around the world, a British admiral said Wednesday. Royal Navy Rear Adm. Neil Morisetti told students and faculty at Georgia Institute of Technology that global climate change threats to food, water, land and energy will present substantive security challenges in regions of the world where there are already stresses. ...
Occupy Wall Street: Thousands to protest in NYC... →
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Egyptians did it for democracy. So did people in Tunisia, Yemen, Bahrain and Syria. Now, activist groups are hoping Americans will launch their own uprising — in the form of thousands of protesters descending on Wall Street this weekend. Occupy Wall Street is a “leaderless resistance movement” spearheaded by activist magazine Adbusters. Organizers...
Mayor Bloomberg worried jobs crisis may spark... →
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is worried that high U.S. unemployment could lead to the same kind of riots here that have swept through Europe and North Africa. “You have a lot of kids graduating college, [who] can’t find jobs,” said Bloomberg, during his weekly radio show on Friday. “That’s what happened in Cairo. That’s...
Scientists: March 11 tsunami produced Antarctic... →
The tsunami spawned from the March 11 earthquake off eastern Japan broke up parts of an Antarctic ice shelf that hadn’t moved in 46 years, scientists say. Though the tsunami waves were only about a foot high when they reached Antarctica, their consistency was enough to crack the 260-foot-thick ice and split off icebergs with combined surface areas more than twice the size of Manhattan...
Quakes hit off Cuba, Japan, Fiji, and New Zealand →
Looks like the quakes are picking up again. I haven’t looked at the Zeta nutjobs blog, but I’m sure they will point to this as more signs that Planet X is coming closer. [Updated at 10:39 a.m. ET] The U.S. Geological Survey has revised downward the magnitude of Thursday morning’s earthquake off Cuba to magnitude 5.1 from magnitude 6.0. [Updated at 5:20 a.m. ET] A magnitude...
King Crabs invade Antarctica – Climate changes... →
King crabs — three-feet-wide red monsters that devour everything in their path — have invaded Antarctica. While it sounds a little like a horror movie, it’s actual a large scale global warming problem. According to the New Scientist, three years ago, scientists had predicted that this would happen, but they believed the earth would have warmed to this degree in the next 100 years. The...