How soon is now? Wednesday, 13 November 2019
A crisis is emerging across three continents as extreme weather conditions and disease are beginning to bite the farming industry leaving world banks warning the 2020s are set to be a decade of dramatic economic and social upheaval as another billion mouths will need to be fed. Meanwhile, Europe is losing 1000 small farms a day, due to a crop decline leading to price rises. Officials are using the word 'disaster' to describe the widespread crop failures happening all over America. In Asia pork prices this year have almost doubled after a quarter of the pig population has been slaughtered due to swine fever.
Western Europe, Ireland and the UK suffering a deluge of torrential rain
The BBC’s meteorologist Louise Lear warned parts of Northern Europe are experiencing a drastic plunge in temperatures. This drop is far below what it is expected at this time of year, with a freezing -30C recorded in Scandinavia this week. In Norway, 56 cm (almost 2 ft) of snow in fell on Tromsø last Sunday morning. Only once in the last 97 years has there been more snow on November 3 in Tromsø, claimed state meteorologist Sjur Wergeland. The snow amounts are historical for November. In 2006, 67 cm of snow was measured on November 3........
.......this statement lends truth to the theory of shifting north magnetic pole, south and east towards Siberia, leaving Canada´s Arctic in a warmer phase
The politics behind this of course is the need to be building regional - bioregional grass roots populist defence and protection movements