Extreme Temperature Diary- Friday November 26th, 2021/Main Topic: New Study Indicates That Concurrent Northern Hemisphere Heatwaves Are Becoming Seven Times More Frequent Than During The 1980s

The main purpose of this ongoing blog will be to track planetary extreme or record temperatures related to climate change. Any reports I see of ETs will be listed below the main topic of the day. I’ll refer to extreme or record temperatures as ETs (not extraterrestrials).😉

Main Topic: New Study Indicates That Concurrent Northern Hemisphere Heatwaves Are Becoming Seven Times More Frequent Than During The 1980s

Dear Diary. As my readers know, my radar is attuned for every time a new peer reviewed study on heatwaves or our changing climate gets published. This week we see that another study has been published on the frequency and severity of Northern Hemisphere heatwaves related to overall global warming.

Today for our main subject I am publishing a Twitter thread by the study’s authors. This information is alarming considering that since the 1980s average global temperatures have warmed by only about .1-.3°C above preindustrial conditions. My friend, Dr. Jeff Masters, fears that simultaneous drought conditions across the planet will detrimentally affect food supplies in the very near future. This new research backs up his fears:

Here is more climate and weather news from Friday:

(As usual, this will be a fluid post in which more information gets added during the day as it crosses my radar, crediting all who have put it on-line. Items will be archived on this site for posterity. In most instances click on the pictures of each tweet to see each article. The most noteworthy items will be listed first.)

https://twitter.com/metofficece/status/1464198660896571417?s=20

Now here are some of today’s articles and notes on the horrid COVID-19 pandemic:

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Guy Walton “The Climate Guy”

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