More on the Indian situation here: https://robertscribbler.com/2017/04/21/ ... continent/
"It is a drought we have not seen in 110 years. Extreme weather events are becoming more frequent and it is due to global climate change.” — S. Thirunavukkarasu, a retired Tamil Nadu Public Works official.
...For India, the hot-season-like temperatures began in late February — two months earlier than usual...
Today, life-threatening temperatures of between 100 and 115 F blanket much of this vast, densely populated land...
...Farmers across the country report a sense of deepening desperation as cries for help in the form of nationwide protests break out. Meanwhile, those working outdoors increasingly suffer from heat- and dehydration-related kidney failure. This year, conditions that threaten heat injury and loss of life have spurred schools across the country to close early.
We don't have to wait anymore, people. GW and it's dire consequences are here already, destroying lives and crops. No more need to speculate. We can sit back and watch it, with or without popcorn...that is, until it comes around and bites us
directly in the butt!