Summer came to an abrupt end in the mountains of northern Spain last weekend when a sudden cold snap left the Picos de Europa range buried under a blanket of white. The Alps and Pyrenees have recently received heavy summer snow, and now the French are reporting all-time record August lows. And we have strong upticks in the ice in Greenland and in Antarctica where the ice this year is greater than that on the same date in 1979, as well as on the same date in every year of the 1980s and 1990s (barring 1985, 1994, 1998, and 1999).
Record-smashing growth! Look at that blue line shooting almost straight upward! In the middle of summer, Greenland gained a record-smashing four gigatons of snow and ice,” reads the headline. Usually, in mid-Aug, Greenland’s SMB is LOSING 4Gts a day. Not on Aug 10th, the ice sheet GAINED an astonishing 4Gts of ice.
Arctic Sea Ice has Turned an Astonishing Corner
Over the past two weeks we have witnessed the earliest uptick in ice building for quite some time. The melt ended and the ice began building in the third week of August, taking with it the apocalyptic prophesies of man-made global warming. “This is a historic shift in the Arctic,” says David Mauriello. And after closely tracking the current trend, Mauriello’s prediction is for the Arctic circle to be all-but covered in ice within the next 4-6 weeks.
The overexcited idea that the world is going to end in 12 years if we do not address climate change was the cry, but it is not going to happen, not the way global warming cheerleaders think. Last year in October, I published Winter at the End of Summer and Winter Has Arrived Months Early. It is a trend to the cooling and the snowier side.
This year reports started coming in at the end of July warning of a colder than usually future as well as dramatic threats to harvests in the fall. “Historic July cold was registered in Sweden.” The coldest month of July in almost 60 years. Norway also suffered its ‘Coldest Summer for 60 Years.’ Several cold records shattered in The Netherlands in July, where it has never been colder since the start of the measurements.
You will see in the above video Tucker Carlson shows the head of the World Health Organization, and Bill Gates communicating COVID-19 is really about global warming. This must-see video gives perspective to what is going on between the world of climate change and the world of viral insanity. Remember, Fox News is mainstream with Tucker highlighting the true scope and depravity of the elites who claim to own everyone and everything.
NOOA has published projected sunspot activity data that shows a ‘full-blown’ Grand Solar Minimum running from the late-2020s to the 2040s (at least). This confirms a new paper from professor Valentina Zharkova, entitled: “Modern Grand Solar Minimum will Lead to Terrestrial Cooling.” Published on August 4, 2020, Zharkova’s latest analysis suggests that on June 8, 2020 we entered the Modern (Eddy) Grand Solar Minimum. Zharkova’s latest research indicates that a repeat of a Maunder Minimum-style spell of global cooling will run through solar cycles 25–27 (2020–2053). She writes: “Similarly to the Maunder Minimum … the reduction of the solar magnetic field will cause a decrease of solar irradiance by about 0.22% for a duration of three solar cycles (25–27).”
On the practical side, this all means that prices for food will continue to go up as the growing season shortens. It means it will be harder, and certainly more expensive, to stay warm. Though often denied a new U.S. study finds that cold weather is responsible for most temperature-related deaths in Illinois. From the Lancet we read, “Cold weather kills 20 times as many people as hot weather, according to an international study analyzing over 74 million deaths in 384 locations across 13 countries.”
The best way I have found to keep warm at night is to sleep on a infrared mattress, which doubles as a powerful and incredibly supportive medical device. Its a good time to study cold damp conditions and what to do about them. Flu season will probably come early and COVID-19, world health officials insist, will never leave us.
The Recent Cold Weather News
We read on the 22nd of August that temperatures were already dropping below freezing in Russia. There was frost in the Moscow region even though it is still summer. In the Kostroma region, frosts in the grass went down to -1 degrees, observed for the third day in a row. At the exact same time, China had a midsummer blizzard.
Also, at the same time, we read that 63 million people in China have been affected flooding and 15 million acres of farmland destroyed — an area the size of West Virginia. In official statements, the government has placed the floods on the same level as the coronavirus pandemic when describing shocks to China this year.
On August 7, the coldest temperature ever recorded in Tasmania was registered. Not just for the date and not just for the particular location, but the coldest for any date on record, and the entire country. Temperatures dropped to -14.2C (6.4F), a new record low for the state, and even colder than Antarctica. On August 10th Lake Toko in Siberia smashed its daily low record with a temperature of -9.8C (17F)! The previous low for 7th August was -3.2C (26.2F) in 1990.
Summer suddenly ended in the Dagestani village of Kurush. It started snowing as the air temperature dropped. Strange things are happening with the climate around the world. For the first time since record-keeping began in 1973, South Korea’s average temperature in July was LOWER than that in June, according to Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) data.
Photo from 23 Aug 2020: Kurush, Dagestan, Russia
Summer is ending, and it is not surprising that the temperature dropped to -8°C in Yakutsk. The fall season arrived in the Republic earlier this year. As of the second half of August, the average daily temperature was 2 to 4 degrees below the norm. Summer will not return to Yakutia this year, and by the end of August, the air temperature in the Republic, as well as in the Magadan region, are below normal.
Summer Snow Hits the Mountain States
On the last day of August, a string of cold fronts are engulfing much of the North American continent bringing well-below average temperatures, scattered thunderstorms, and even summer snow to the mountain states. What we are seeing isthe mercury as much as 14C below normal in many central U.S. states: particularly in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Indiana. Canada’s Saskatchewan and Manitoba provinces are also on-track for a bout of record-breaking cold as well.
Rare Summer Snow Hits China
“Snowing in June” is an old Chinese proverb meaning that something so brutal and outrageous has occurred that the heavens want to show their indignance by dropping freezing snow on to the earth even in the summer as a token of punishment. It is still August, and, at least for some of China’s mountainous regions, unexpected summer snow is still falling.
UK – Worst wheat harvest in decades – COLD & WET
The UK’s worst wheat harvest in about 40 years has prompted fears of higher prices of flour, and subsequently of bread and other flour-based products.
We are entering a Grand Solar Minimum. Crops are always the first to go. And our modern delicately balanced, chemical-dependent, mono-cropping-ways simply aren’t prepared for a violent shift in the climate. Robert Felix has long been warning, “I fear that we will be fighting in the streets for food long before we’re covered by ice.”