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Snowflake Cold

Another bogus climate report blames global 'cooling' on global 'warming'

ozone, sun
Despite a ban on ozone depleting gases -such as CFC and HCFC refrigerants, and recent reports that the ozone hole is diminishing- a new study from an international team of scientists claims that global warming is leading to greater ozone losses.

The research argues that extremely low winter temperatures high in the atmosphere over the Arctic are becoming more frequent and more extreme because of climate patterns associated with global warming.

In a perfect example of what George Orwell called Doublethink the AGW party is claiming that global 'warming' can also mean global 'cooling' — i.e. that your CO2 emissions (i.e. your existence) are responsible for ALL things climate; even the stark cooling we've witnessed since 2016.

The paper goes on, stating that these extreme low temperatures are said to be causing reactions with the remaining ozone depleting chemicals and leading to greater ozone losses.

Comment: See also:

Eye 1

Woman found dead in Florida pond had injuries consistent with alligator attack

A Florida woman found dead in a Hillsborough County retention pond had injuries consistent with an alligator attack, the sheriff's office said.

The woman was found Sunday after deputies were called to a pond behind the Landing Bar and Grill in Valrico, about 20 miles east of Tampa. An underwater recovery team with the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office assisted in recovering the body, a news release stated.

The sheriff's office said the pond is known to be frequented by alligators. A cause of death remains under investigation, but authorities said the woman "did appear to suffer injuries consistent with an alligator attack."

Family members of the woman told NBC affiliate WFLA of Tampa that the woman was 29 years old and would often go for a swim in the pond. They said they are "in grief" over her death.

Cloud Lightning

Over 710,000 lightning bolts strike Western Canada in 15 hours

710,117 lightning strikes in western Canada in 15 hours

710,117 lightning strikes in western Canada in 15 hours
Typically associated with milder weather, Western Canada is currently suffering a dangerous heatwave, which is being exacerbated by relentless wildfires.

Record temperatures have hit the Pacific Northwest, and with the devastating wildfires increasing in numbers, ninety percent of a small village of about 250 people in British Columbia, Lytton has been burned to the ground after recording Canada's highest ever temperature of 121 Fahrenheit (49.6 degrees Celsius).

The wildfires have spawned enormous clouds that have swept throughout the area, resulting in more than 710,000 lightning strikes in one night. These stormy clouds, known as cumulonimbus flammagenitus, form over a source of heat and pump out an intense shower of lightning strikes, potentially fueling the flames even more.

Ok, so now that I've picked my jaw up off the ground...
Yesterday was a terrible #pyroCB #lightning event in #BCwx and into #ABwx. Between 3pm June 30 and 6am July 1 (Pacific Time), the North American Lightning Detection Network detected 710,117 total lightning events. pic.twitter.com/Wj6nMHrcOX

— Chris Vagasky (@COweatherman) July 1, 2021

Cloud Lightning

Lightning bolt kills 4 children in Chhattisgarh, India

Four children, two of them siblings, were killed when lightning struck a village in Chhattisgarh's Jashpur district, police said on Tuesday.

The incident took place on Monday in Pahad Toli village, Jashpur Superintendent of Police Vijay Agrawal said.

While the bodies of Rajkumari (3) and Anuj (5) were found in a field on the banks of a dam on Monday evening, those of Akash (7) and Sundari (4) were found in the dam on Tuesday, the officer said. The children had gone to play near the dam. Rajkumari and Akash were siblings.

Cloud Lightning

Lightning bolt kills 3 in Maharashtra, India

Three people, including the police Patil, were killed after being hit by lightning. A minor boy and farmer were also injured. The incident took place on Tuesday around 3 pm in Chorkhumari tehsil in Ramtek. The deceased have been identified as Yogesh Ashok Konkan (30), Madhukar Saoji Pandharam (55) Chorkhumari, Dilip Mangal Lanjewar (42) Dongri, tehsil under Ramtek. Harisingh Dhondba Sarote and Nehal Ramsingh Kumre (12) were injured in the lightning.

According to police sources, farmer Harisingh Sarote has a farm near the village. He had hired the tractor of police Patil Yogesh Konkan for some farm related activities. Dilip Lanjewar was working in the field. Madhukar Pandharam and his grandson Nehal were grazing cattle nearby.

It started raining in the afternoon. To avoid rain, all the people came to the hut of Sarote in the farm. Unfortunately lightning stuck the hut and Yogesh Konkan, Madhukar Pandharam and Dilip Lanjewar died on the spot due to severe burns. As soon as information spread, the villagers ran towards the spot. Deolapar police team also reached the spot. The injured Harisingh Sarote and Nehal Kumre were admitted to the sub-district hospital in Ramtek. This incident has spread gloom in the Chorkhumari village.


Grizzly bear attacks, kills camper in western Montana - 9th fatal bear attack within the last year for North America

A grizzly bear attacked and killed a person camping in western Montana early Tuesday, triggering an intensive search for the bruin by wildlife officials and law enforcement officers who planned to kill the animal, officials said.

The pre-dawn attack happened in Ovando, a town of fewer than 100 people about 60 miles (97 kilometers) northwest of Helena, said Greg Lemon, a spokesperson with Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks.

The bear had previously wandered into the area where the victim was camping and left but later returned, Powell County Sheriff Gavin Roselles said.

"There was an earlier contact with the bear prior to the event," Roselles said. "The bear basically came back into the campsite. It wandered into a campsite a couple different times."

Comment: There seems to a recent steep rise in the number of deaths as a result of bear attack across North America in the last year (a total of 9 fatalities) compared to prior years, according to data from Wikipedia:
List of fatal bear attacks in North America

Black bear

Name, age, sex Date Type Location Description

Laney Malavolta, 39, Female April 30, 2021 Wild Durango, Colorado Malavolta was attacked and killed while walking her dogs off of US 550, near Trimble. Her body showed signs of partial consumption. Authorities shot and killed a mother black bear and two cubs found nearby. [7]

Stephanie Blais, 44, female August 20, 2020 Wild Buffalo Narrows, Saskatchewan Stephanie was communicating with her father from a satellite phone while camping with her two children and husband at a family cabin on McKie Lake when the bear attacked her. Her husband, Curtis, was inside the cabin's kitchen thirty metres away. The investigation showed the attack was unprovoked and predatory in nature. Curtis subsequently sprayed the bear with pepper spray, but this only aggravated the animal. He grabbed a gun and shot it twice, killing the bear.[8][9]

Peter Franczak, 67, male July 20, 2020 Wild Red Lake, Ontario Franczak went blueberry picking in the morning and did not return. Officers of the Ontario Provincial Police went to search for him and found his remains along with a black bear in the vicinity. Postmortem examination later attributed Franczak's death to bear attack. The bear was killed by police when they arrived at the scene.[10]

Brown bear

Name, age, sex Date Type Location Description

Unidentified male July 6, 2021 Wild Ovando, Montana A man was attacked and killed on his bicycle near his campsite in Powell County by a grizzly bear. The bear had wandered into the campsite multiple times before the attack.[11] [12]

Unidentified female, 68 May 25, 2021 Wild Water Valley, Alberta The woman was attacked and killed by a bear while walking on trails on her private property. An aggressive grizzly sow with a cub was observed shortly afterwards by wildlife officers nearby. A mature non-lactating female grizzly bear with worn teeth was then captured and euthanized, with DNA testing confirming this was the responsible bear. This attack occurred about 24 kilometres away from the May 4, 2021 attack that killed David Lertzman, however the DNA testing confirmed that different bears were involved. [13] [14] [15]

David Lertzman, 59, Male May 4, 2021 Wild Waiparous, Alberta Lertzman was attacked and killed by a bear, determined to be a female brown bear, while out jogging. The bear is suspected to have attacked Lertzman from behind, sending him off a 300m embankment. [16] [17] [18]

Charles "Carl" Mock, 40, male April 17, 2021 Wild North of West Yellowstone A Montana wilderness guide with a love for the outdoors died after he was mauled by a grizzly bear likely defending a moose carcass near Yellowstone National Park, wildlife officials said. Charles "Carl" Mock, 40, was attacked on Thursday April 15, 2021 while fishing north of West Yellowstone near a campground.[19]

Austin Pfeiffer, 22, male September 20, 2020 Wild Wrangell - St. Elias National Park and Preserve, Alaska Pfeiffer was on a 10-day moose hunt with a friend near the Chisana River Drainage. He was cleaning a moose he had killed when the bear attacked without warning. Pfeiffer was killed and eaten by the bear.[20]

Daniel Schilling, 46, male July 29, 2020 Wild Hope, Alaska Schilling was killed while clearing a path several miles behind his cabin. An empty can of bear spray was found at the scene. There were no witnesses to the attack.[21][22]
According to the same source the nearest comparable notable numbers were of 4 deaths caused by brown bears in both 2018 and 2014.

Other fatal bear attacks across the world within the last year or so: Related report from 2019: Bear attacks increasing worldwide

Snowflake Cold

Adapt 2030 Ice Age Report: Why so much effort to suppress record cold temperatures and crop losses

Western Australia cold
© YouTube/Adapt 2030 (screen capture)
The shift to non-recognition vs tackling the scientific measurements is in play as more crops suffer catastrophic reductions and temperature anomalies from heat to cold ripple across our globe. A days wage may just buy you one quart of wheat.

Comment: A record amount of snow and ice was added yesterday in Greenland - 4 gigatons in one day

Ice Cube

Man died of hypothermia, trapped in his car by hailstorm in Mexico

Mexico hailstorm
The government of Tlalnepantla, State of Mexico reported that the hailstorm on Monday afternoon caused the death of a driver of approximately 40 years, who was trapped inside his vehicle in a block of ice that formed the hailstorm and trapped several vehicles in an uneven bridge that crosses the Periférico Norte. Firefighters and elements of Civil Protection of the municipality worked hard for almost three hours to rescue the body of the man, who could not get out of his Aveo car and died of hypothermia.

They also helped three men with hypothermia, but alive, out of their cars, who were taken to a hospital , as well as two firefighters who presented a decrease in body temperature, while working to rescue motorists. The social communication office pointed out that on this uneven bridge there is a block of ice approximately 80 centimeters high accumulated, where firefighters and rescuers worked to break the iceberg and free the drivers. The overpass connects De Los Maestros avenues in Atizapán de Zaragoza with Mario Colín in Tlalnepantla.

Comment: Just over one week ago a town in France was hit by a freak June hailstorm, with up to 60 centimetres of accumulated hail.


Bear attacks group of men on the 4th of July on Mount Wilson in California

Dramatic video shows a tense encounter between a bear and a group of men celebrating the Fourth of July on Mount Wilson.

According to the man who took the video, three men were waiting for the fireworks to start at Mount Wilson around 8:30 p.m. Sunday night when a small bear suddenly appeared from the bushes and attacked the men and their snacks.

One of the victims was bitten by the bear, but his injury was said to be non-life-threatening.


Surfer's arm saved after shark attack off New South Wales, Australia

Great white shark
Emergency surgery overnight on shark attack victim Joe Hoffman is expected to save his right arm, after he was mauled by a white shark while surfing at Crescent Head on the NSW Mid North Coast on Monday.

The 25-year-old Sunshine Coast man suffered severe injuries to his right arm when he was attacked at Killick Beach. He was flown to John Hunter Hospital in Newcastle on Monday evening.

Mid North Coast police officer Inspector Martin Bourke said he was confident Mr Hoffman's arm would be saved thanks to the efforts of trauma doctors and nurses, who were on the beach at the time of the attack.

"For a terrible situation, it was almost the perfect storm in terms of the expertise on the ground," Inspector Bourke said.