Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Event Update For 2018-12-04

The seas, lakes and oceans are now pluming deadly hydrogen sulfide and suffocating methane. Hydrogen sulfide is a highly toxic water-soluble heavier-than-air gas and will accumulate in low-lying areas. Methane is slightly more buoyant than normal air and so will be all around, but will tend to contaminate our atmosphere from the top down. These gases are sickening and killing oxygen-using life all around the world, including human life, as our atmosphere is increasingly poisoned. Because both gases are highly flammable and because our entire civilization is built around fire and flammable fuels, this is leading to more fires and explosions. This is an extinction level event and will likely decimate both the biosphere and human population and it is debatable whether humankind can survive this event.

A. More fires and more explosions, especially along the coasts, but everywhere generally.
B. Many more animal die-offs, of all kinds, and especially oceanic species.
C. More multiples of people will be found dead in their homes, as if they'd dropped dead.
D. More corpses found in low-lying areas, all over the world.
E. More unusual vehicular accidents.
F. Improved unemployment numbers as people die off.

Category: Variety Pack

2018-12-04 - Unknown rotten egg odor hits coastal Runcorn (Britain), people sickened, odor lasts for a day:

Quote: "An area frequently blighted by putrid smells was hit with a 'rotting egg' stench for 24 hours - but no one knows why. Over 100 Runcorn residents took to Facebook on Tuesday night to complain about a 'vile egg/sewer' odour that could be detected across the whole town. Exasperated locals claimed it lasted all day and made them feel physically sick. It disappeared today, but mystery surrounds the source of the smell."

2018-12-04 - Passenger plane hit by smoke, plane makes emergency landing in New Delhi (India):

Quote: "A Jodhpur-bound SpiceJet plane, carrying 60 passengers, made an emergency landing at the airport in New Delhi on Tuesday, reportedly after smoke was detected in the baggage compartment, a source said."

Note: This is the 188th aircraft to smoke/burn/explode in 2018...

2018-12-04 - Megamall rocked by explosion and fire in coastal Kuching (Malaysia), 3 killed, 20+ injured:

2018-12-04 - Two vehicles and home go up in flames at 3 AM on West Catawba Avenue in Mount Holly (North Carolina), 1 injured:

Quote: "The pastor suffered a heart attack and was unconscious for several minutes before being transported, according to a Facebook post from the North Carolina Association of Free Will Baptists..."

Quote: "It originated out of the carport area of the home and destroyed two vehicles on the property."

2018-12-04 - Two barns destroyed by fire at 2:30 AM in Grant Park (Illinois), around 50,000 chickens killed:

2018-12-04 - Australia cuts wheat harvest forecast to 10-year low on drought:

2018-12-04 - Apartment building damaged by explosion and fire in Cicero suburb of Chicago (Illinois):

Quote: "One resident named George said he heard an explosion before the fire began, saying 'the explosion came in the building.'"

Note: This is the 309th residential explosion in 2018...

2018-12-04 - Cargo ship 'Inzhener Trubin' bursts into flame while docked in coastal Arkhangelsk (Russia):

Quote: "Fire erupted in engine room of general cargo ship INZHENER TRUBIN, berthed at Arkhangelsk port, Russia, White sea, at 2120 Moscow time Dec 3. Crew sealed engine room and activated CO2 system, 6 engines were deployed, fire was extinguished by 2240 Moscow time."

2018-12-04 - Fire boat goes up in flames on boat lift in coastal Grasonville (Maryland):

Note: These are the 1134th and 1135th boats/ships to burn/explode in 2018...

2018-12-04 - Two passenger buses destroyed by fire while parked at bus garage in Dhenkanal (India):

Note: These are the 700th and 701st buses to burn in 2018...

2018-12-04 - Car-hauler bursts into flame on I-40 near Ash Fork (Arizona):

Quote: "Tuesday evening, DPS responded to a vehicle fire on westbound I-40, near Ash Fork. Spokesman Quentin Mehr says the trailer of a commercial car hauler, hauling nine vehicles, caught fire."

Note: This is the 81st car-hauler to burn in 2018...

2018-12-04 - Tractor trailer bursts into flame on I-69 ramp in Indianapolis (Indiana):

2018-12-04 - Tractor bursts into flame in Crossans Corner (New Zealand):

2018-12-04 - Tractor trailer bursts into flame on the A34 near Islip (Britain):

Note: These are the 2539th, 2540th, 2541st and 2542nd tractors/tankers/semis to burn/explode in 2018...

2018-12-04 - UPS delivery truck bursts into flame on street in coastal Key West (Florida):

2018-12-04 - RV bursts into flame on street in coastal Chula Vista (California):

Note: This is the 500th RV to burn/explode in 2018...

2018-12-04 - Van bursts into flame while parked at home in Kamloops (Canada):

2018-12-04 - SUV bursts into flame on highway in Lindale (Texas):

2018-12-04 - SUV bursts into flame on I-43 in Milwaukee (Wisconsin):

2018-12-04 - Pickup truck bursts into flame while parked inside garage at home in Carlos Township (Minnesota):

2018-12-04 - Pickup truck bursts into flame at barbecue restaurant in Centre (Alabama):

2018-12-04 - Pickup truck bursts into flame in Elkton (South Dakota):

2018-12-04 - Car bursts into flame while parked at home, fire spreads to garage, in East Northport (New York):

2018-12-04 - Car bursts into flame before 2:30 AM while parked on street in coastal San Diego (California):

2018-12-04 - Car bursts into flame at 1:19 AM while parked at auto shop in Riverhead (New York), 200 feet from the Peconic River:

2018-12-04 - Car bursts into flame on Oak Point Lane near Mt. Juliet (Tennessee):

2018-12-04 - Car bursts into flame at University Plaza in Vestal (New York):

2018-12-04 - Car bursts into flame at market in Murfreesboro (Tennessee):

2018-12-04 - Car bursts into flame on Highway 15 near Belleville (Illinois):

2018-12-04 - Car bursts into flame on I-475 near Bowling Green (Ohio):

2018-12-04 - Car bursts into flame at 2 AM at hospital in coastal Dubai (UAE):

2018-12-04 - Car bursts into flame at 12:05 AM on Guinea Close in Telford (Britain):

2018-12-04 - Car bursts into flame on the M62 in Yorkshire (Britain):

2018-12-04 - Car bursts into flame on Branch Road in Holcombe (Britain):

2018-12-04 - Car bursts into flame just before 4 AM on Shaftesbury Avenue in Purbrook, Waterlooville (Britain):

2018-12-04 - Car bursts into flame on Sun Lane in Hythe (Britain):

2018-12-04 - Car bursts into flame on Kingsway in Scunthorpe (Britain):

Quote: "Kingsway, Scunthorpe. Tue 4 Dec 2018 19:32 (No:27063) Car fire. 2 BA and 1 hose reel in use."

2018-12-04 - Vehicle bursts into flame on the A65 near Milton (Britain):

2018-12-04 - RV trailer bursts into flame while parked at property near the Chehalis River in Rochester (Washington), nobody there:

2018-12-04 - Auto shop destroyed by fire at 2:21 AM in coastal Vallejo (California):

2018-12-04 - RV repair business destroyed by fire on 88th Street in Croton Township (Michigan):

2018-12-04 - Barn destroyed by fire just before 5 AM at Little River Farm in Fairfield (Connecticut), hundreds of chickens killed:

2018-12-04 - Barn destroyed by fire shortly before 3:30 AM in Sandy Creek (New York), near Lake Ontario:

2018-12-04 - Barn destroyed by fire just after 5 AM on Oxford Waterloo Road in Wilmot (Canada):

2018-12-04 - Business heavily damaged by fire in coastal Corpus Christi (Texas):

2018-12-04 - Foam factory heavily damaged by massive fire in Barnala (India), 3 killed:

2018-12-04 - Mobile home destroyed by fire in Huntington (West Virginia):

2018-12-04 - Home damaged by fire on Saranac Avenue in coastal West Palm Beach (Florida):

2018-12-04 - Home heavily damaged by garage fire in Seekonk (Massachusetts), 1 injured:

2018-12-04 - Home destroyed by fire on Strawberry Lane in Manlius (New York), nobody there:

2018-12-04 - Home destroyed by fire in Forest Park (Oklahoma):

2018-12-04 - Home destroyed by fire in Saint Joseph area in Louisville (Kentucky), 2 injured:

2018-12-04 - Home destroyed by fire overlooking coastal Sequim Bay (Washington), nobody there:

2018-12-04 - Two apartment buildings heavily damaged by fire in coastal La Porte (Texas):

2018-12-04 - Deadly fire burns home in Clarksburg (West Virginia), 1 killed:

2018-12-04 - Deadly fire burns home in coastal Washington DC, 1 killed:

2018-12-04 - Deadly fire destroys home at 1:04 AM on North Wickersham Avenue in Yellville (Arkansas), 1 killed, 1 injured:

2018-12-04 - Deadly fire destroys home at 3:13 AM in White Pigeon (Michigan), 2 killed, 7 injured:

2018-12-04 - Vacant home burns at 3 AM in Huntington (West Virginia):

2018-12-04 - Vacant home destroyed by fire at 5:30 AM in Merkel (Texas):

2018-12-04 - Vacant lodge burns at 4:30 AM in Santa Ana (California):

2018-12-04 - Pampanga River turning red, fish, crabs and shrimp dying, in the Philippine Islands:

Quote: "BakaJuan president Bart Aguinaldo, a resident of coastal village Nigui, disclosed that they have been noticing specks of red in a portion of the Pampanga River for two weeks now. On Friday, Aguinaldo said the residents were alarmed after dead fish, crabs and shrimps started floating in the river."

2018-12-04 - Woman and son, 73 and 50, found dead in home in Baldwin Park (California):

Quote: "Coroner's officials have yet to determine the victims' cause of death, but detectives said neither appeared to have suffered any traumatic injuries. It is unclear, however, how the victims died."

2018-12-04 - Man, 24, found dead in private spa pool at home near Lake Rotorua in Ohinemutu (New Zealand):

2018-12-04 - Man, 71, dies while snorkeling at the island of Maui (Hawaii):

Quote: "The man was reportedly snorkeling with his wife when at some point she noticed he was unresponsive. The wife immediately called for help. Bystanders brought him to shore and administered cardiopulmonary resuscitation until fire rescue and lifeguard arrived and continued lifesaving efforts. Yatsushiro said medics arrived and pronounced him dead at the scene."

2018-12-04 - Boy, 16, has 'medical emergency' during basketball game at school, dies shortly later, in Stafford (Virginia):

Quote: "A King George High School student died after a varsity basketball game at Brooke Point High School on Tuesday evening. A.J. Gibson suffered a medical emergency while on the bench, having played in the game moments earlier."

2018-12-04 - Man, 59, dies after being pulled from submerged pickup truck in Lake Scranton (Pennsylvania):

Quote: "Emergency crews found a man unconscious behind the wheel. According to police, the man was a contractor for a project on Lake Scranton and was in the water about 15 to 20 minutes. Investigators tell Newswatch 16 the man suffered a medical condition while driving."

2018-12-04 - Man found dead in the Mississippi River in Minneapolis (Minnesota):

2018-12-04 - Woman found dead in the Chicago River in Chicago (Illinois):

2018-12-04 - Person slumps over dead in truck at home in Breaux Bridge (Louisiana):

2018-12-04 - Man drops dead at Claude Allison Park in Redford Township (Michigan):

2018-12-04 - Man found dead at 4 AM on Boulevard Place in Indianapolis (Indiana):

2018-12-04 - Woman, 31, found dead near her home in London (Kentucky):

2018-12-04 - Man in his 50s found dead in Caddo Lake in Harrison County (Texas):

2018-12-04 - Man, 66, found dead in submerged SUV in Catfish Creek in Port Bruce (Canada):

2018-12-04 - Boy, 17, dies while snorkeling at coastal Green Island (Australia):

Quote: "It is the second major incident at the popular tourist island in as many months. A 56-year-old Indian national was pronounced dead at the Cairns Hospital in September after being pulled unconscious from the water at Green Island."

2018-12-04 - Boy, 16, found dead in pond in coastal Ladyville (Belize):

2018-12-04 - Man, 58, found dead in canal in coastal Singapore:

2018-12-04 - Woman, 28, found dead in the water at beach on the island of Tenerife (Spain):

2018-12-04 - School bus driver, woman, has 'medical emergency' and collapses at bus stop in Atkinson (New Hampshire):

Quote: "A bus driver suffered a medical emergency and collapsed while dropping Atkinson Academy students off at a bus stop Tuesday afternoon, police said."

2018-12-04 - Man, 66, has 'medical emergency', car crashes into fence, in Ste. Genevieve County (Missouri), 1 killed:

Quote: "Samuel Thompson, of Park Hills, was driving on Route HH east of Route D when he suffered a medical emergency. His car then went off the road and hit a fence around 8:25 p.m."

2018-12-04 - Woman has 'medical emergency', car crashes into restaurant, in Salt Lake City (Utah), 1 injured:

Quote: "Hatch said the driver had a medical emergency, causing her to lose control of her car and crash into Sapa Sushi Bar and Asian Grill, 722 S. State, shortly before 4 p.m."

2018-12-04 - Driver has 'medical emergency', car crashes into ditch, near Perry (Iowa):

Quote: "A motorist suffered an apparent medical emergency about 12:15 p.m. Tuesday in the 23700 block of D Avenue in Boone County. The driver was traveling southbound on D Avenue less than one mile north of the Perry city limits when the vehicle left the roadway and came to rest in a shallow ditch on the west side of Iowa Highway 144."

2018-12-04 - Armenian fighter jet crashes near Maralik (Armenia), 2 killed:

2018-12-04 - Medical helicopter makes emergency landing along US 95 near Las Vegas (Nevada):

2018-12-04 - Tanker truck overturns on Linfield-Trappe Road in Limerick Township (Pennsylvania):

2018-12-04 - SUV veers over centerline, hits tractor trailer head-on, big rig plunges into pond or lake, in coastal New Haven (Connecticut), 2 injured:

2018-12-04 - SUV veers off road, crashes into dental office, in Derry Township (Pennsylvania):

2018-12-04 - Pickup truck slams into car stopped at traffic light in Wichita (Kansas), 1 killed, 1 injured:

Quote: "Police believe he may have suffered a medical condition at the time of the crash."

2018-12-04 - Car crashes on bridge over the Pend Oreille River (Idaho):

Quote: "The exact cause is still under investigation, but the preliminary investigative information leads us to believe it could be a medical issue..."

2018-12-04 - Car veers over centerline just before 6:15 AM, hits pickup head-on, near Guadalupe (California), 1 killed:

2018-12-04 - Car crashes on Vanier Parkway in Ottawa (Canada), 1 killed:

Quote: "Paramedics said in a media release that a possible medical emergency preceded the collision."

2018-12-04 - Car crashes into overpass pillar at 4 AM, bursts into flame, in West Des Moines (Iowa):

2018-12-04 - Elephant attacks and kills 4 people in Assam (India):

2018-12-04 - Hot water pipe ruptures in Ilsan (South Korea), 1 killed, 22 injured:

2018-12-04 - Magnitude 3.2 earthquake strikes near Carson City (Nevada):

2018-12-04 - Number of aftershocks exceeds 2,000 since M7.0 earthquake rocked coastal Anchorage (Alaska):

2018-12-04 - Hailstorm kills 18 cows in Swaziland:

2018-12-04 - Hailstorms damage crops across the Wheatbelt in Western Australia:

2018-12-04 - Heavy rain and flooding hit Semarang (Indonesia):

2018-12-04 - Snowstorm dumps 30 inches of snow in two days on Cassadaga (New York):


  1. Good morning, Jonny - any and all friends of the channel.

    EXCLUSIVE: The Bob Lazar Interview

    2 dead after school bus, semi truck collide in wrong-way crash

    A semi truck driving the wrong way crashed with a school bus carrying a girls basketball team, killing two people just outside Bloomington, Illinois, state police and school officials said.

    The driver of the semi truck, a 34-year-old man from Iowa, and Charles Crabtree, 72, a school volunteer traveling with the team, were killed in the crash, state police and school officials said.

    On Wednesday evening, futures initially indicated that the Dow Jones Industrial Average would open 400 points lower. Dow futures fell as much as 486 points at their lows. As of 5:47 a.m., ET Thursday, the futures indicated that the Dow would open 446.07 points lower on Thursday.  [more]

    BLACK BEAR NEWS 12.5.18 Dangerous situation in Arctic [~ 15.25 min.]

    BLACK BEAR NEWS 12.5.18 CO2 emissions up 2 7%, world 'off course' to curb warming: study [~ 20.25 min.]

    Is Tehran going to be swallowed by giant cracks and sinkholes? The ground is sinking under Iran’s capital and it might be too late to recover

    The ground is shifting under Iran’s capital, Tehran, home to approximately 15 million people and the biggest city by population in western Asia. High-resolution satellite images recently revealed that in some places, the metropolis of the Middle East is sinking about 10 inches (25 centimeters) per year. A side effect of such impressive subsidence is the sudden appearance of giant cracks and sinkholes in some areas that may end swallowing up Tehran underground within the next decades. [more]

    Potent winter storm to bring ice and snow from Southern Plains to Appalachians, US

    A developing storm will track across the Southern Plains Friday, December 7 to the Southeast states and possibly the Mid-Atlantic Coast through Sunday, December 9. On the warmer side of the storm, heavy rainfall could cause flooding of low lying areas, particularly from Southeast Texas into western Louisiana. Along the northern edge of the storm, potential exists for heavy snow, ice, and dangerous travel conditions. [more; first map shows impact on you, Jonny]

    [more below]

  2. A major quake that never was, or was but now isn't! Reuters report Phantom quake missing on USGS website (Not for the first time!)

    The Mainstream Media Declares That This Is “The Worst Time In Decades To Make Money In The Markets”

    It looks like the turmoil for the financial markets is going to continue to get worse, and the mainstream media is really starting to freak out. Just a few months ago, they were continuously using the word “booming” to describe the state of the U.S. economy and they were assuring us that the stock market was going to continue to go up. But after a couple of really bad months, there has been a dramatic psychological shift. Instead of telling us that everything is going to be great, now the mainstream media is starting to sound just like The Economic Collapse Blog. [more]

    Dow set to fall by over 400 points at the open as market sell-off continues

    Thursday, 6 December 2018
    Strange phenomena in the Ross Sea

    What is going on in the Ross Sea, Antarctica?

    What's up with this red/blue ribbon shape in the Antarctic above the Ross Sea? Also, look at the wavey clouds...beaming? [more]

    [continued below]

  3. Thursday, 6 December 2018
    The Arctic sea ice is thinning and contracting - in WINTER!

    This is HUGE and needs to be seen the context of everything that is happening, especially the methane emissions.

    It is unexpected and unprecedented to see a RETREAT of the sea ice in early Winter!

    Arctic Sea Ice Is Thinning & Retreating - 11/28 - 12/5/18

    Margo livestream discussing high methane levels and earthquakes

    There is nothing that I can say is more important than seeing and understanding this data, especially the extremely high levels of methane in the Arctic Sea.

    Margo, quite correctly in my mind, asks ‘where are all the scientists?’. Why is no one venturing even an initial response to what could easily be devastating news for all inhabitants of the planet?

    What is clear, is that data and information is being suppressed and if things get much worse are likely to go dark, so we know nothing about what is going on.

    High Arctic Methane Levels & Earthquakes - Livestream Dec. 5, 2018
    [~ 69 min.]

    Thursday, 6 December 2018
    Nature Bats Last - 12/05/2018

    Seemorerocks interviewed by Guy McPherson and Kevin Hester [~ 57 min.]

    Lightning bolt kills 3 in Zimbabwe

    Three people died after being struck by a bolt of lightning Wednesday afternoon in Mutasa district's Ward 28 near Chavhanga Primary School. [more; killed while roofing]

    If cannabis can kill "incurable" brain cancer, why is it criminalized?

    Cannabis contains a compound that may kill brain cancers that chemotherapy and radiation can't touch, so why isn't it being used today?

    Even the National Cancer Institute now admits that it had been wrong for decades about "early stage" breast (DCIS) and prostate (HGPIN) "cancers," and that they should be reclassified as indolent or benign lesions of epithelial origin, i.e. not "cancer" at all! Essentially, therefore, millions were overdiagnosed and overtreated for cancers they never had. Even now, despite this admission, the vast majority of conventional doctors have yet to account for, acknowledge, or integrate this radically different definition of cancer and its implications for treatment into their "standard of care." [more; because they don't want to ruin their ca$h $treams!]

  4. Stocks tumble again as China trade worries mount

    Stocks fell sharply Thursday as continuing fears over U.S.-China trade relations and concern over a possible global economic slowdown kept traders on edge. [more; over 500 points so far]

    Record imports push US trade deficit to a 10-year high

    Record imports in October drove the U.S. trade deficit to the highest level in a decade.

    The Commerce Department said Thursday that the gap between the United States sells and what it buys from foreign countries hit $55.5 billion in October, the fifth straight increase and highest since October 2008.

    The politically sensitive deficit in the trade of goods with China rose 7.1% to a record $43.1 billion. The goods gap with the European Union widened 65.5% to a record $17.6 billion. [more]

    [today's mega-precip event contender]
    At least 4 killed in Cyprus flooding

    Cyprus residents have reported virtually uninterrupted rain since early Tuesday, with some saying it was the heaviest in memory.

    [great news for the coast/western states]
    Snow already piled high across the Sierra Nevada - Mammoth Mountain tops 100 inches so far

    Compared with last year, the High Sierra this year is mind-boggling. At this time (and well past Christmas) last year, for instance, Homewood, Dodge Ridge, Yosemite and Mount Shasta were dealing with bare dirt.

    Mammoth Mountain, 150 miles south of Lake Tahoe, claims the most snowfall and highest snowpack in North America. On Wednesday morning, the resort said its summit had topped 100 inches for the season, with a 40-inch base at the lodge and 70-inch base on top.

    Globalization Crashing

    Supply (China) and Demand (U.S.) have decided they are both going to win the trade war, because neither side needs the other. The intellectual bankruptcy of Globalized economics in a nutshell...

    All of the risks discussed these past weeks and months are coming to a head at the exact same time. Policy-makers remain steadfastly delusional, boxed in by their well-marketed fantasy that the 'Conomy is strong.

    Overnight, the S&P gapped down to the key support level on news of major escalation in the trade war. If this level doesn't hold, all sides are going to realize they just lost the Global war of hubris, fraud, and delusion

    Stocks are now on pace for the worst quarter in seven years, led down by Tech, Financials, Housing, Autos, Retail, Energy, Transports, and Industrials. Basically everything except Utilities and Staples [more; see charts, if interested]

    [potential banner quotes/something funny from McPherson!]
    Completing Common Expressions

    Sometimes people don’t want to hear the truth because they don’t want their illusions destroyed

    ~ Friedrich Nietzsche

    [a few examples]
    Many common, pithy expressions seem unfinished to me. I’ve taken the liberty of completing a few of them. I could go on, as regular readers know. But I don’t want to deprive you of the potential fun.

    A fool and his money are soon parted. So, how did the fool get his money in the first place?

    All good things come to he who waits. And all good things come to an end, so you might as well wait until the end.

    He who hesitates is lost. Unless he’s looking before he’s leaping. Then he’s a genius.

    Something is better than nothing. Of course if the something is a pile of shit or dead bodies, this isn’t quite true. [more]

  5. Five pilot whales strand in Fife, Scotland - 3 die

    Strong 6.2 magnitude earthquake hits New Caledonia - Two days after M7.6 quake

    [in our Blast From The Past segment]
    We are drowning in a devolved world: An open letter from Devo – “Is there any question that De-evolution is real?”

    In 2018, 15 years after becoming eligible, Devo was nominated for the Rock ‘N’ Roll Hall of Fame. The honorees will be announced a week from today. I was immediately struck by the timing of our sudden recognition: When Devo formed more than 40 years ago, we never dreamed that two decades into the 21st century, everything we had theorized would not only be proven, but also become worse than we had imagined. For me, Devo has been a long journey littered with broken dreams, but the nomination compelled me to put things in perspective. I know that many are called but few are chosen. [more]

    [a really good read; includes Freedom of Choice and Be Stiff videos and a place to vote for their induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame]

    U.S. Accused Of “A Declaration Of War” Against China As The Stock Market Teeters On The Precipice Of Disaster

    Things are sure getting wild on Wall Street. On Thursday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted almost 800 points before roaring back and recovering nearly all of those losses. The Dow closed just 79 points lower for the day, and if you only looked at the final number you would be tempted to believe that there is not much reason for concern. But these wild swings up and down are precisely what we witnessed back in 2008, and they are a sign that the stock market is literally teetering on the precipice of disaster. And it almost certainly would have been a historically bad day for stocks on Thursday if not for a very well-timed article in the Wall Street Journal. Once news broke that the Federal Reserve is considering “a wait-and-see approach to rate hikes”, stock prices immediately began to rebound… [not to mention the Plunge Protection Team]

    We have reached a critical turning point, and things are really starting to heat up. Unfortunately, most people out there still don’t seem to realize what is happening… [more; Mr. Snyder has no idea]

    Global warming will happen faster than we think

    the latest IPCC special report underplays another alarming fact: global warming is accelerating. Three trends — rising emissions, declining air pollution and natural climate cycles — will combine over the next 20 years to make climate change faster and more furious than anticipated. [more]

    [continued below]

  6. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Accelerate Like a ‘Speeding Freight Train’ in 2018

    Greenhouse gas emissions worldwide are growing at an accelerating pace this year, researchers said Wednesday, putting the world on track to face some of the most severe consequences of global warming sooner than expected. [more]

    WARNING: Exploding Greenhouse Gas

    The end-of-cycle lies are accelerating as frat boy salesmen compete to out-con each other. Piranhas in low water running out of carrion to feed upon. Don't worry, crashing markets are "here to stay"...

    With all of the bullshit in circulation it should come as no surprise that greenhouse gas emissions are exploding: [cites the above headline!]

    Speaking of exploding greenhouse gas, Trump is betting he won't be in office when this all explodes with extreme dislocation. He'll be sharing a cell with Bernie Madoff.

    In summary, markets are going haywire, but don't worry because these sudden moves are here to stay:

    "We're seeing two of the biggest asset classes, stocks and currencies, exhibit a degree of uncertainty in their relationship in 2018 that we've never seen before," Connors said. "Crude just exhibited something very unusual in the context of the last 40 years."

    "If quantitative tightening continues, guess what's going to happen?"

    Global synchronized asset crash [more]

    [and from our That Train Done Leff A'ready desk]

    It’s time to face the inescapable truth: We’re running out of time on climate change

    THE WORLD is heading in the wrong direction, and it does not have much [replace much with ANY] time left to change course. After several years in which global greenhouse-gas emissions leveled off, they spiked to record levels this year, according to projections a group of scientists released Wednesday. Along with some major developing nations, emissions in the United States are projected to grow substantially. So much for all those assurances that the market would take care of the problem. [more; heh - they believed the lies]

    Industrial plants produce SNOW in Indiana, Kansas, Ohio, Nebraska and Minnesota in rare weather phenomenon

    Industrial power plants produced snow in Indiana, Kansas and the Cleveland metro area Tuesday as a blast of cold air engulfed the Midwest. Heat and steam from industries near downtown Cleveland enhanced a localized snowband, which satellite and radar imagery showed extending southeastward, steered by northwesterly winds.

  7. News Links, December 7, 2018
    Rice Farmer

    Recession Incoming or Something Worse? 2/10 Spread Collapses

    Number of poor in Brazil grows by two million

    Turkey's Economy Is A House of Cards - Consumer Debt Crisis Emerges
    [uh - the entire world economy is a house of cards]

    Wells Fargo is reportedly firing dozens of regional managers

    The Bushes' 'Death Squads'
    George H.W. Bush was laid to rest on Wednesday but some of his murderous policies lived on through his son's administration and until this day.

    Canada arrests Huawei CFO facing US extradition for allegedly violating Iran sanctions

    Istanbul prosecutor seeks arrest of Saudi officials over Khashoggi killing

    U.S. warship conducts Sea of Japan operation in challenge to Russia's 'excessive maritime claims'

    Did Trump's enemies try to derail a trade deal with China?
    The arrest of Huawei CFO in Canada for violating US sanctions on Iran has stunned markets and raised questions on who gave this the green light

    Every American firm doing business in China now vulnerable after Huawei arrest: Former US trade advisor

    National security advisor John Bolton says 'I knew in advance' about arrest of Huawei executive — Trump reportedly did not

    Russia says U.S. has shown no evidence it is in breach of nuclear treaty

    What Is Left for the US To Do in Afghanistan? The Answer: Lose.
    These days it seems everything the U.S. military touches in Afghanistan turns to rubbish. It's possible this war is already over, only Washington won't concede it.

    Russia Claims It Chased U.S. Destroyer Out Of Its Territorial Waters

    George Bush's Wars Set the Stage for 25 Years of Endless War

    Two key Canada-to-U.S. oil pipelines hit by disruptions

    Canada Pipeline System "Dysfunctional": Industry Executive

    Is This The Next Disaster For Canadian Drillers?

    Oil-sands crisis hits home as Canadian Natural cuts spending
    Qatar peak oil

    Gauteng is facing a water crisis (South Africa)

    OPEC and Russia poised to impose steep production cuts despite US pressure

    Solar PV requires too much land to replace fossils

    More US beef being recalled over salmonella fears

    France delays food price rise for farmers after protests

    Choking On Our Harvest: Threats Loom Over Global Food Trade

    UN to warn of famine conditions in Yemen: report [li'l late]

    Few Americans have optimal 'metabolic health'

    Fact-checking the second volume of the U.S. National Climate Assessment

    [more below]

  8. Scientists just ruled out any chance that Greenland ice melt is "normal variation"

    Monarch butterflies disappearing from western North America

    Facebook emails suggest company explored selling people's data despite pledges not to

    Nearly 250 Pages of Devastating Internal Facebook Documents Posted Online By UK Parliament
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    Facebook Struck Secret Deals To Sell Preferential User Data; Used VPN App To Spy On Competitors

    Facebook board backs Sandberg's request to initiate research into Soros
    Facebook Inc's board backed Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg's request to probe whether George Soros had shorted the company's stock after the billionaire investor called the social network a "menace to society."

    Google's algorithms are keeping us in a political bubble, study finds

    Amazon doubles down on face surveillance, files patent for scary new tech

    Thieves boosting signal from key fobs inside your home to steal vehicles, automotive security specialist says

    How Poppy Bush's Brother, "Uncle Bucky," Made a Killing Off the Iraq Wars

    An Eye-Scanning Lie Detector Is Forging a Dystopian Future

    MSM Is Getting Weirder, More Frantic, And More Desperate By The Day

    The View from the Trenches of the Alternative Media
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    EU steps up fake news fight ahead of elections

    Pompeo Promises New Liberal World Order – New Wine In Old Bottles?
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    Literally Just Me Yelling At People For Their Garbage Takes On Bush's Eulogy

    Whitewash - The 'Last Bastion Of Freedom' Is An Al-Qaeda Infested Town

    Experts: Extreme heat could hit Japan every year

    [UK] Homeless at Christmas: 'How will Santa find us?'

    UK's summer heatwave '30 times more likely' because of climate change

    The Myth Of American Capitalism Exposed: Competition Is Dying As The Biggest Corporations Gobble Up Everything

    Why California's Housing Market is in for Serious Trouble

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    Trade Deficit Widens by 1.7% With China Leading the Way

    U.S. factory orders post largest drop in more than a year

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    Canary in the Coal Mine is Dead...Any Reason to be Concerned?