Friday, September 7, 2012

Things Caused By Global Warming

This is fascinating.
Have you noticed something strange, but don't know why it's happening?
Blame The Earth Goddess !!! We have offended her, and must atone !!
Here's the almost complete, reasonably canonical list of Things Caused By Global Warming
I defy you to read the links without laughing.  No need to hit 'em all, but try a few anyway. 

AIDS
, Afghan
poppies destroyed
, African
holocaust
, aged
deaths
, poppies
more potent
, Africa
devastated,
  Africa
in conflict,
African
aid threatened
aggressive weeds, Air
France crash
, air
pockets
, air
pressure changes
airport
farewells virtual
, airport
malaria
, Agulhas
current
, Alaskan
towns slowly destroyed
, Al
Qaeda and Taliban Being Helped
, allergy
increase
, allergy
season longer
, alligators
in the Thames
, Alps
melting
, Amazon
a desert
, American
dream end
amphibians
breeding earlier (or not)
anaphylactic
reactions to bee stings
ancient
forests dramatically changed
, animals
head for the hills,
animals
shrink
Antarctic
grass flourishes
, Antarctic
ice grows
, Antarctic
ice shrinks
, Antarctic
sea life at risk
,   anxiety
treatment
, algal
blooms
, archaeological
sites threatened,
Arctic
bogs melt
, Arctic
in bloom
, Arctic
ice free
, Arctic
ice melt faster
, Arctic
lakes disappear
Arctic
tundra lost,
Arctic
warming (not),
a
rose by any other name smells of nothing,
asteroid
strike risk
, asthma,
Atlantic
less salty
, Atlantic
more salty
,   atmospheric
circulation modified
, attack
of the killer jellyfish
, avalanches
reduced
, avalanches
increased
Baghdad
snow
, Bahrain
under water
bananas
grow
, barbarisation,
bats decline
beer and bread prices to soar
, beer
better
beer
worse
, beetle
infestation
,
beef shortagebet for
$10,000
, big
melt faster,
billion
dollar research projects
, billion
homeless
, billions
face risk
, billions of
deaths
bird
loss accelerating
, bird
populations dying
, bird
strikes
, bird
visitors drop
, birds
confused
, birds
decline (Wales)
, birds
driven north
, birds
face longer migrations
, birds
on long migrations threatened
birds
return early
, birds
shrink(Aus)
, birds
shrink (USA)
, bittern
boom ends
, blackbirds
stop singing
, blackbirds
threatened
, Black
Hawk down
blizzards,
blood
contaminated
, blue
mussels return
, borders
redrawn
bluetongue, brains
shrink
,
brewers droop, bridge
collapse (Minneapolis),
Britain
one big city
, Britain
Siberian
Britain's
bananas
, British
monsoon
brothels
struggle
, brown
Ireland
, bubonic
plague
Buddhist
temple threatened
building
collapse
, building season extension, bushfires
butterflies move north
butterflies
reeling
, butterfly
saved
, carbon
crimes
, caribou
decline
,
Cambodian sex trade fuelled,
camel
deaths
cancer,
cancer
deaths in England
,
cannibalism
cataracts,
cats more amorous,
caterpillar
biomass shift
,
cave paintings threatened

chagas disease, childhood
insomnia,
children's
mental health
, chocolate
shortage
, Cholera,
circumcision
in decline
, cirrus
disappearance
, civil
unrest
, cloud
increase
clownfish
get lost
, coast
beauty spots lost
, cockroach
migration,
 cod
go south,
  coffee
threatened
, coffee
berry borer
, coffee berry disease,
cold
climate creatures survive
cold
spells
, cold
spells (Australia)
, colder
waters  (Long Island)
, cold
wave (India)
, cold
weather (world)
, cold
winters
, computer
models
, conferences, conflict,
conflict
with Russia
consumers
foot the bill
, coral
bleaching
,
coral fish suffer
, coral
reefs dying
, coral
reefs grow,
 coral
reefs shrink
coral
reefs twilight

cost
of trillions
, cougar
attacks
crabgrass
menace

cradle of civilisation threatened
, creatures
move uphill,
crime
increase
, crocodile
sex,
crocodiles
driven from water
, crops
devastated
, crop
failures increase
, cross-breeding,
crumbling
roads, buildings and sewage systems
, cryptococcal
disease
, curriculum
change
cyclones
(Australia)
,   damselflies
forced back to UK
, danger
to kid's health
Darfur,
Dartford
Warbler plague
daylight
increase,
deadly
virus outbreaks
, death
rate increase (US)
, death
rate drop
, deaths
to reach 6 million,
decades
of progress at risk
, Dengue hemorrhagic
fever
, depression,
desert
advance
desert
retreat
destruction of the
environment
dig
sites threatened
,  disasters, diseases
move north
, diving
reefs closed
, dog
disease
dozen
deadly diseases
- or not,
drought,
   ducks
and geese decline
, dust bowl in the corn
belt
dust
doubles
earlier pollen
season
Earth
axis tilt
, Earth
biodiversity crisis
, Earth
crumbling
, Earth
dying
, Earth
even hotter
, Earth light
dimming
, Earth
lopsided,
Earth
melting
, Earth
morbid fever
, Earth
on fast track
, Earth
past point of no return
, Earth slowing down,
Earth
spins faster,
Earth to explode,
earth upside down
earthquakes,
earthquakes
redux
, El Niño
intensification
,
end of the world as we know it
, erosion,
emerging infections,
encephalitis,
English
villages lost
, equality
threatened
, Europe simultaneously
baking and freezing
,  eutrophication,
everyplace hit hardest,
expansion of university climate groups,

extinctions

(apes,
human, civilisation, koalaslizards
logic
, Inuit,
smallest
butterfly
, cod, 
penguins
, pikas,
polar bears
possums,
walrus,  tigers,
toadsturtles,
pandas,
penguins,
plants,
ladybirds,
rhinoceros, salmon, trout,
wild flowers, woodlice,
a million
species
, half of all
animal and plant species
mountain
species
not
polar bears
, barrier
reef
, leaches,
salamanders,
tropical insects, flowers)

experts
muzzled
, extreme changes to
California
, fading
fall foliage
famine, farmers
benefit
, farmers
go under
, farm
output boost
farming
soil decline
fashion
disaster
, fever,
figurehead
sacked
, fir
cone bonanza
, fires
fanned in Nepal
, fish
bigger
, fish
catches drop
, fish
downsize
,
fish
deaf,
  fish
feminised
, fish get
lost
, fish
head north
, fish
lopsided
, fish
shrinking
fish
stocks at risk
, fish stocks
decline
, five
million illnesses
, flesh
eating disease
, flies
on Everest
flood
patterns change
, floods,
 floods
of beaches and cities
, flood
of migrants,
flood
preparation for crisis
, flora
dispersed
, Florida
economic decline
, flowers
in peril
,
flowers wilt
, flying
squirrels move up
, fog
increase in San Francisco
, fog
decrease in San Francisco
, food
poisoning
food
prices rise
, food
prices soar
, food
production increased
food
safety affected
, food
security threat (SA)
football
team migration
,  
forest
decline
, forest
expansion
, foundations
threatened
, foundations
increase grants
, frog
with extra heads
, frosts, frostbite,
frost
damage increased
,   fungi fruitful, fungi
invasion
, fungi
rot the world,
games
change
, Garden
of Eden wilts
, geese
decline in Hampshire
, genetic
changes
, genetic
diversity decline,
gene
pools slashed
, geysers
imperiled,
giant
icebergs (Australia)
, giant
icebergs (Arctic)
, giant
oysters invade,
  giant
pythons invade
, giant
squid migrate
, gingerbread
houses collapse
, glacial
earthquakes
, glacial retreat,  glacier
grows (California)
, glaciers
on Snowden
, glacier
wrapped
,
glass melts
, global
cooling
glowing
clouds
golf
course to drown
, golf
Masters wrecked
, grain
output drop (China)
, grain
output stagnating (India)
, grandstanding,
grasslands
wetter
, gravity
shift
Great
Barrier Reef 95% dead
great
tits cope
, greening
of the North
Grey
whales lose weight
, Gulf
Stream failure
, habitat
loss
, haggis
threatened
, Hantavirus pulmonary
syndrome
,    harvest
increase
, harvest
shrinkage
, hay fever
epidemic
, health
affected
, health
of children harmed
,
health
risks
, health
risks (even more)
, heart
deaths
, heart
disease,

heart
attacks and strokes (Australia)
,
heat waves, hedgehogs
bald
, hibernation
affected
 hibernation
ends too soon
, hibernation
ends too late
homeless 50
million
,

home runs
, hornets,
human
development faces unprecedented reversal
, human
fertility reduced
,
human
health risk
, human
race oblivion
, human
rights violations
, hurricanes,
hurricane
reduction
, hurricanes
fewer
, hurricanes
more intense
, hurricanes
not
hydropower
problems
, hyperthermia
deaths
, hyphthermia
deaths
, ice
age
,
ice hockey extinct
,
ice sheet
growth
, ice sheet
shrinkage
, icebergsice sheet
tipping point
illegal
immigration
, illness
and death
, inclement weather,
India
drowning
, infrastructure
failure (Canada)
indigestion,
industry
threatened
, infectious
diseases
,  inflation
in China
,
insect
explosion,
insect
invasion
, insurance premium
rises
, Inuit
displacement
, Inuit
poisoned
, Inuit
suing
, invasion
of alien worms,
invasion
of Antarctic aliens
invasion
of Asian carp
, invasion
of cane toads
invasion
of caterpillars
invasion
of cats
invasion
of crabgrass
, invasion
of herons
, invasion
of jellyfish
, invasion
of king crabs
, invasion
of lampreys
, invasion of
midges
, invasion
of pine beetles
, invasion
of rats (China)
invasion
of slugs

island disappears
, islands
sinking
, Italy
robbed of pasta
, itchier poison ivy,
Japan's
cherry blossom threatened
jellyfish
explosion
, jets
fall from sky
Kew
Gardens taxed
, kidney
stones
, killer
cornflakes
, killing
us
, kitten boom, koalas
leaves inedible
, koalas
under threat
, krill
decline

lake empties
, lake
shrinking and growing
, landslides, landslides
of ice at 140 mph
, large
trees decline
, lawsuits
increase
lawsuit successful,
lawyers'
income increased (surprise surprise!)
lawyers
want more
, legionnaires'
surge

lives lost
,

lizards super intelligent
, lives
saved
,

lobsters grow
Loch
Ness monster dead
, locust
plagues suppressed
, low
oxygen zones threaten sea life
, lush
growth in rain forests
,  Lyme
disease
Major
vegetation shifts
Malaria,
  Malaria
decline
malnutrition,
mammoth
dung melt
, mammoth
ivory bonanza
, manatees battle, mango
harvest fails
, Maple
production advanced,
Maple syrup
shortage
, marmots
fatter
, marine
diseases,
marine
food chain decimated,
Meaching
(end of the world)
, Meat
eating to stop
, Mediterranean
rises
, megacryometeors,
Melanoma, Melanoma
decline
, mental
health decline
, mental
illness
, methane
emissions from plants
, methane
burps
,
methane runaway
, melting
permafrost
, Mexican
climate migrant flood
, Middle
Kingdom convulses
, migration,
migratory
birds huge losses
, microbes to
decompose soil carbon more rapidly
, milk
production lost
, minorities
hit,
monkeys
at risk
monkeys
on the move
, Mont
Blanc grows
,
monuments
imperiled
, moose
dying
, more
bad air days
,   more
research needed
mortality
increased,
mosquitoes
adapting
, mountain
(Everest) shrinking
,  mountaineers
fears,
  mountains
break up
, mountains
green and flowering
,   mountains
taller
, mortality
lower
, Mubarak fall, murder
rate increase
,  musk
ox decline
, Myanmar
cyclone
, narwhals
at risk
, narwhals
suffocate
, National Parks
damaged
, National
security implications
, native
wildlife overwhelmed
, natural
disasters  quadruple
, neurological
diseases
new
islands
, next
ice age
, NFL
threatened
,
Nile
delta damaged
, noctilucent
clouds
, no
effect in India
Northwest
Passage opened
, nuclear
plants bloom
oaks
dying
oaks
move north

obesity
, oblivion,
ocean
acidification
, ocean
acidification faster
, ocean
dead spots
, ocean
dead zones unleashed
, ocean
deserts expand
, ocean
salt extremes
, ocean
oxygen crisis
ocean
waves speed up
Olympic
Games to end
, opera
house to be destroyed
, outdoor
hockey threatened
,   owls
turn brown
, oxygen
depletion zones
, oyster
herpes
, ozone
repair slowed,
ozone risepeat
bogs problem
,

peat bogs no problem
,
penguin
chicks frozen,
penguin
chicks smaller
, penguins
in the dark
, penguin
populations devastated
, penguins
replaced by jellyfish,


penguins sex lives affected
,
personal
carbon rationing
pest
outbreaks
, pests
increase
pets
in danger
, phenology
shifts
pines
decline
, pirate
population decrease
, pirates
run rampant
, plankton
blooms
,   plankton
plummeting
, plankton
wiped out
, plants
lose protein
, plants
march north
plants
move uphill

polar
bears aggressive
polar
bears cannibalistic
, polar
bears deaf,
 
polar
bears drowning
,  polar
bears fewer cubs
polar
tours scrapped
pollination
halved
, porpoise
astray
, profits
collapse
psychiatric
illness
 psychological
effects
puffin
decline
,
pushes
poor women into prostitution
, rabid
bats
,  radars taken out,
rail network threatened
railroad
tracks deformed
, rainfall
increase
, rainforest
destruction
rape
wave
, refugees,
reindeer
endangered
, reindeer
larger
, release of ancient frozen
viruses
, resorts
disappear
,
respiratory diseases worsenrice
less fragrant
, rice
production fall
, rice
threatened,
rice
yields crash,
  rift on Capitol
Hill
, rioting
and nuclear war,
   river
flow impacted
, river
rerouted
, rivers
raised
, road
accidents
, roads
wear out
, robins
rampant
,   rocky
peaks crack apart
, roof
of the world a desert,
rooftop
bars
, Ross
river disease
,    Russia
under pressure
, salinity
reduction
, salinity
increase
Salmonella,
salmon
stronger,
sardine run
unpredictable
, satellites
accelerate
,

Schmallenberg
virus
school
closures
, sea level rise,
sea level rise
faster
, sea
snot
, seals
mating more
, seismic
activity
, sewer
bills rise
, severe
thunderstorms
, sex
change
, sexual
dysfunction

sexual promiscuity
, shark
attacks
, sharks
booming
,

sharks hybridise
, sharks moving
north
, sheep
change colour
, sheep
shrink
, shop
closures
, short-nosed
dogs endangered
shrimp
sex problems
, shrinking
ponds
, shrinking
sheep

shrinking shrine
, Sidney
Opera House wiped out
, ski
resorts threatened
, slavery,
skinks
impacted
, slow
death

smaller brains
smog, snowfall
decrease,
snowfall
increase
, snowfall
heavy

snow thicker
,  soaring
food prices
,
societal
collapse
, soil
change
, soil
subsidence
, songbirds
change eating habits
, sour
grapes
, soybean
crop to drop
, space
junk increase
, space
problem
, spectacular
orchids
, spider
danger in UK
, spider
bites to increase
, spiders
getting bigger
, spiders
invade Scotland
squid
aggressive giants
, squid
larger
, squid population
explosion
, squid
tamed
, squirrels
reproduce earlier
starfish
sperm eaten by parasites
, stingray
invasion
, storm
damage costs rise
, storms wetter,
stratospheric
cooling
, street
crime to increase
subsidence, suicide,
sunset
displaced
swordfish
in the Baltic
, Tabasco tragedy,
taxes, tea
flavour change
, tectonic
plate movement
teenage
prostitution
,   terrorists
(India)
, thatched
cottages at risk
, threat
to peace
, ticks
move northward (Sweden)
, tides
rise
, tigers
eat people
, tigers
drown
, tomatoes
rot
, tornado
outbreak
, tourism
increase
,
toxic bacteria
, toxic
seaweed
trade
barriers,
trade winds weakened,
traffic
jams
transport
snarl
, transportation
threatened
, tree foliage increase
(UK)
,   tree
growth slowed
, tree
growth faster
, trees
grow too fast
, trees
in trouble
, trees
less colourful
trees
more colourful
, trees
lush
, trees
on Antarctica
, treelines
change
, tropics
expansion
, tropopause
raised
, truffle
shortage
truffles
down

truffles increase
, turtles
crash
, turtle
feminised
, turtles
lay earlier
, UFO
sightings
, UK
coastal impact
, UK
Katrina
,  vampire batsVenice
flooded
volcanic
eruptions
volcanoes
awakened in Iceland

walnuts
threatened
, walrus
pups orphaned
walrus
stampede
walruses
come ashore
, wars over
water
, wars
sparked
, wars
threaten billions
, wasps,
water bills double,
water
shortage to increase vegetarianism
, wave
of natural disasters,
waves
bigger
, weather
out of its mind
, weather
patterns awry
,

weather patterns last longer,
Western
aid cancelled out
West
Nile fever
, whale
beachings
, whales
lose weight
, whales
move north
whales
wiped out
, wheat
rust in Syria,
wheat
yields crushed in Australia
wild
boars thrive
, wildfireswind
shift
, wind
reduced,
winds
stronger
, winds
weaker
,  wine
- Australian baked
, , wine
industry damage (California)

wine industry disaster (US)

wine - more
English
,
wine
- no
more French
,
wine -  England
too hot
, wine
-German boon
,  wine
passé (Napa)
, wine
- Scotland best
wine
stronger
, winters
in Britain colder
, winter
in Britain dead
, witchcraft
executions
, wolverine
decline
, wolverines
vanish
, wolves
eat more moose
, wolves
eat less,
women
cheat on vacation
, workers laid
off
, World
at war
, World
War 4
Yellow
fever
, zebra
mussel threat
, zoonotic
diseases
.


and all on 0.006 deg C per year! 

Be careful out there !!!

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

And I'll bet that's the short list.

CenTexTim said...

"beer prices to soar"

OMG!!! Who cares about trivialities like melting ice caps? This is serious. Where's Al Gore when we need him...?

Harper said...

I think you can add Carpal Tunnel Syndrome to the list.

The Whited Sepulchre said...

Harper, that's the beauty of "View Source" and "Copy".