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Hurricane Sandy Awakens U.S. to Global Warming Realities, Part 2

posted by Sarah N Worthy IATTWJ Member @ 14:47 PM
November 1, 2012

    Television images of destruction to U.S. Eastern Shores bring sad reminders of the effects of Global Warming.  As of today, Hurricane Sandy’s total death tolls are unknown, but estimated to be some 71 in the Caribbean and 70 in the U.S., including 24 in New York City, 8 in New Jersey and 4 in Connecticut.

That number is expected to rise as workers check flooded houses, stores and basements.  Shamefully outbreaks of looting has begun, especially in city areas without power.  Ninety percent of the power on Long Island is out, and some 1800 upstate New York workers join Power Authority attempts to restore service.

Some six million people are still without power.  And up and down the coast, officials worry about standing flood waters mixed with gas, downed power lines and raw sewage.  Although they beg residents to stay indoors, some venture out for food and fresh water.  And some who step on power lines are killed instantly.

More hospitals have to transfer patients due to failed generators.  Some dependent on power to run breathing machines while trapped in homes without power are dying.  As nights turn colder, homes without heat become excruciating.

Some Amtrak lines are restored; airports open today for some flights.  The governor has declared all available bus, train and subway rides to be free of charge.  And to cut down congestion, the New York mayor says cars ride three to be legal.

Famed economist Paul Krugman figures Sandy’s bite out of our financial status may be minimal:  “Hurricane Sandy is estimated to have caused $30 billion to $50 billion in economic damages, according to IHS Global Insight.”

But that does not include costs for architectural restructuring in view of Climate Change.  Governor Andrew Cuomo figures initial damage of up to $6 billion in lost state revenue.

At the few gas stations with electric pumping power, cars line up by the hundreds to fill up tanks, and containers for generators.  Food supplies are running low because restaurant and grocery supplies can’t get through for deliveries.

If there were ever a time for believers to intercede for our country, it is now.  Christian prayer books lift useful prayers right from Scripture.  For example, as King David prayed in Psalm 4: 1:

“Hear me when I call, O God of my righteousness: thou hast enlarged me when I was in distress; have mercy upon me, and hear my prayer.”  Also, repentant kings and prophets prayed for their nations by reminding God of His mercy:  “But as for me, my prayer is unto thee, O LORD, in an acceptable time: O God, in the multitude of thy mercy hear me, in the truth of thy salvation (Psalm 69: 13).”

And Daniel prayed for his country, confessing their sins as if they were his own, although he had not sinned as such himself: “To the Lord our God belong mercies and forgivenesses, though we have rebelled against him. . . (9:9).”
Now that is intercession.  OK, Prayer Warriors, let’s get to work!

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The Fury of A Super-storm: Hurricane Sandy’s Possible Destruction

posted by Sarah N Worthy IATTWJ Member @ 10:50 AM
October 29, 2012

 

A triple crown of Global Warming whacky weather, Hurricane Sandy brings frightening merger of a Caribbean tropical storm and two winter weather systems to create the 18th storm of the hurricane season––and potentially the most deadly.

Forecasters call Sandy ‘a hybrid monster storm,’ ‘Frankenstorm,’
‘Megastorm,’ etc., claiming it will bring waves from three to six feet to New York shores, and up to two feet of snow to West Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Wayne Parry and Emery P. Dalesio of the Associate Press add: “An 800-mile wide swath of the country could see 50 mph winds regardless of Sandy’s strength,  the storm could be wider and stronger than Irene, which caused more than $15 billion in damage, and could rival the worst East Coast storm on record, hurricane-force winds of 75 mph could be felt 100 miles away from the storm’s center.”

They also report that New Jersey’s barrier island are under mandatory evacuation, as are all Atlantic City casinos and state parks.  New York city has shut down all public transportation, including subways, bus and other rail service.

In total Sandy killed between 29 and 40 people in the Caribbean: 11 in Cuba, 16 in Haiti and one in Jamaica are known.  For these islands, this was the worse storm of the decade, tearing off roofs and damaging coffee and vegetable crops.

Power outages are also expected from the havoc, as the public is warned to be prepared for several days with no electricity.  Parry, along with Brock Vergakis, quote Connecticut Governor Dannel P. Malloy:  “Assume that you will be in the midst of flooding conditions, the likes of which you may not have seen at any of the major storms that have occurred over the last 30 years.”

However, utility companies promise governors in every state that they are far better prepared for this storm than they were for Hurricane Irene.  They claim to have extra electrical power crews and tree trimmers in place.  Company bosses are especially concerned that leaves remaining on trees will over-weigh them to fall.

Farmers and home planters are pulling crops out of the ground as quickly as possible.  Most people are moving outside furniture into homes and sheds; and many are boarding up houses and driving far away with their valued possessions.

James Franklin, chief forecaster for the National Hurricane Center in Miami estimates:  “It’s going to be a long-lasting event, two to three days of impact for a lot of people.  Wind damage, widespread power outages, heavy rainfall, inland flooding and somebody is going to get a significant surge event.”

Kevin Boyle, Administrator of the Borough of Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, asks people to pray:  “You’re preparing for the worst and praying for the best, and whatever God can do to keep it from whacking, we’d appreciate it.”

We at Earthend say “Amen” to that.  Let’s get out our Christian prayer books and ask Our Father to move this giant threat away from us and on out to sea, in The Holy Name of The LORD Jesus Christ.  Amen and Amen!

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Warm Fall Weather, Hurricanes, Mosquitos & West Nile Virus

posted by Sarah N Worthy IATTWJ Member @ 9:44 AM
October 26, 2012

    Dr. Ad Versery:  Sarah, this unseasonably warm Global Warming weather will bring more sickness and disease to our shores.  Although my staff has concentrated on the rise of fungal Meningitis, cases of West Nile Virus are still rising.  So we remind readers to: get rid of standing water, cover arms, legs and feet, and avoid going out at dawn and dusk when mosquitoes are most active.

Sarah Newsworthy:  Yes Doc.  You are right.  This peculiar warm fall weather is but another indication of growing threats of Global Warming to our nation’s health.  And now, by the way, to their property.  Another rather strange weather pattern, Hurricane Sandy, is on the way up the East Coast.

Although it may not go beyond a category one storm, Jeff Franks of Reuters calls Hurricane Sandy menacing:  “U.S. government forecasters warned that much of the U.S. East Coast could get swiped by Sandy, with flooding, heavy rains and high winds beginning late Thursday in Florida. By early next week––amid final preparations for the crucial November 6 presidential election––the storm could hit an area of New England where Hurricane Irene caused severe damage last year.”

Dr. Ad Versery:  Awful!  And all that rain and flooding will leave standing water.  And with that water will come more mosquitoes.  As it is, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that as of yesterday, West Nile virus has killed 219 Americans, 36 deaths of which occurred just last week.

Reuters’ Marice Richter says: “In what is the second-worst year on record for the disease, the total number of cases of West Nile virus across the United States grew to 4,725, with 194 new cases reported.”

West Nile is a lingering illness, meaning patients may be sick for month before dying.  This is especially important because of the unusually high number of neuro-invasive forms of the virus which can lead to meningitis and encephalitis.

Sarah Newsworthy:  So then, immediately after Hurricane Sandy has passed, city and state officials should begin aerial spraying programs to eliminate mosquitoes.  And continue spraying until standing waters dry up.  In really warm states, such as Arizona, governments are still spraying against mosquitoes.

Forecasters call Sandy a ‘Frankenstorm.”  Bob Oravec, forecaster with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration posits:  “It’s going to be a high-impact event. . . . coastal flooding [and] power outages are definitely a big threat.”

Jeff Masters, forecaster for Weather Underground claims Sandy’s landfall along the Mid-Atlantic Coast could be “a billion-dollar disaster.”  He explains that computer forecast models indicated Sandy had the potential to unleash “the heaviest October rains ever reported in the northeast U.S.”

Dr. Ad Versery: Let’s get word to Brothers John, Jude and Michael, and their prayer teams, to pray now for the nation’s safety.  Christian prayer books promise:  “I exhort therefore, that, first of all, supplications, prayers, intercessions, and giving of thanks, be made for all men (1 Timothy 2: 1).”

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After West Nile Virus, What’s Next in U.S. Health? Malaria or . . .?

posted by Dr. Ad Versery Bored @ 11:32 AM
October 8, 2012

 Scientists now advise:  Like West Nile Virus, Global Warming may bring other deadly diseases.  In ‘What’s Making the 2012 West Nile Virus Outbreak the Worst Ever?’ Ryan Jaslow of CBS News writes of similar disease possibilities.
 
 He quotes Dr. B. Graeme Lockaby who posits Texas had the highest percentage of West Nile Virus cases because that state had the worst drought conditions, leading to poor water qualities, increasing mosquito populations, etc.

 Lockaby advises:  “What may be more frightening is that drought conditions may also lead to an increase in other mosquito vector-diseases [such as] Malaria.  Dr. David J. Dausey, Chair of Public Health at Mercyhurst University agrees: 

 “Americans may see malaria resurface, for which the country is likely unprepared . . . officials should have been able to predict a West Nile Virus outbreak this year because of this interaction between mosquito biology and the weather, and preventative efforts should have been in place. . .”

 Malaria was prevalent in the United States until 1951.  This March the CDC received report of an American citizen traveling in Great Exuma, Bahamas, coming down with Malaria.  That is the only case so far this year.  But a malaria outbreak was in the Bahamas in 2006, and the last documented case was in 2008.

 Moreover, Dr. Brian McDonough, Medical Editor for the CBS affiliate in Philadelphia claims:  “There are approximately 300 million cases of malaria each year worldwide and over a million people die every year as a result. You might be surprised that there are about 1200 cases every year here in the US.

 “. . . we are starting to see cases here in the United States is because of global climate change. We are expected to have a temperature increase of 0.4 degrees Celsius in the next eight years. This might not seem like a lot but it can lead to a thirty percent increase in mosquitos worldwide.  Mosquitos spread malaria . . .[and] Malaria is becoming resistant to treatment.”
 
 Also, in ‘5 Diseases on the Move in North America, Thanks to Climate Change,’ Katherine Butler lists ‘Naegleria fowleri,’ “a single-celled amoeba that enjoys lakes, rivers, hot springs, and your brain.”  It has already killed people in Louisiana, Virginia and Florida; and Butler adds:  “Thanks to climate change, it appears the zombie-like amoebas are heading north.”

 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has set up a clinical guidance system for ‘Naegleria fowleri Program,’ for health departments, labeled:  ‘Waterborne Disease and Outbreak Surveillance System’ to tract the disease, develop methods of detection, and test promising drugs to use against it.
 
 Believers must turn to Christian prayer books and pray for our leaders to move aggressively against Global Warming. In addition to interceding for doctors to have wisdom against these diseases, we must ask for God’s healing power to would work among us:  “He sent his word, and healed them, and delivered them from their destructions (Psalm 107:20).”  These waves of destruction must end!

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Uganda––Ebola Virus Outbreak, Fleeing Patients & Death

posted by Dr. Ad Versery Bored @ 16:57 PM
July 30, 2012

    Another deadly Ebola outbreak has hit the African nation of Uganda.  At least 20 have been infected and 14 are dead.  Most of the infected are from one family. Once it was identified this weekend that the mystery disease attacking Ugandan citizens was Ebola, patients started fleeing hospitals in fear of contagion.

While the virus had previously been reported as a strange mystery disease, at a news conference in Kampala, Uganda’s capital, the World Health Organization (WHO) finally admitted there is “an outbreak of Ebola” in Uganda.

One of the world’s most virulent diseases, Ebola has no known vaccination or cure.  In 2000, it killed 224; and in 2007, 37 succumbed to the illness, leaving those who lived through it with horrifying traumas.

Again in 2008, it killed another 40 people near the Congo border.  Ebola generally has a 90% kill rate.  British Broadcasting (BBC) says:  “More than 1,200 deaths from the virus have been recorded since it was discovered in 1976.”

In a joint statement with the Ugandan government, WHO said:  “Laboratory investigations done at the Uganda Virus Research Institute . . .have confirmed that the strange disease reported in Kibaale [village] is . . . Ebola hemorrhagic fever.”

As late as last Friday, WHO officials were still saying they were not sure that the disease was Ebola.  WHO and other health officials explain: “Ebola, which manifests itself as a hemorrhagic fever, is highly infectious and kills quickly.”

Other symptoms are sudden fever onset, headaches, vomiting, malfunctioning kidneys and vomiting.  Catherine Byaruhanga, BBC reporter insists there is another suspected Ebola patient in Mulago hospital in Kampala––which would mean the virus has spread.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention claims this disease was discovered in 1976 in the Congo (now known as the Democratic Republic of the Congo or DRC); it is named for a river there.  Scientists suspect that infection may have first come through contact with an infected monkey or other animal.

In midwestern Uganda, Kibaale borders DRC, and has only one hospital.  Once Ebola was definitely announced, terrified patients left the hospital in droves, fearful that its environment would spread rather than eradicate the disease.  Officials are also concerned that frightened doctors and nurses will leave.

Those who live in Kibaale, the same village of the family that has taken the major hits  from the disease, have fled there as well.  Government and health officials advise people never to touch the blood of those sick or deceased from Ebola, to avoid all handshaking, and all public events––even funerals for victims.

We asking Brother John’s team and prayer groups across our country to pray for Ebola victims in Uganda.  Remember Christian prayer books say––Our LORD promised:  “And all things, whatsoever ye shall ask in prayer, believing, ye shall receive (Matthew 21: 22).”

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Mysterious New Lamb Disease in Europe From Africa? Part 2

posted by Maleekie Ambularie @ 17:08 PM
April 3, 2012

 Dr. Ad Versery:  Because the new virus carries its name, the small German town of Schmallenberg, Germany, is particularly worried about the way the disease will hurt its heretofore prosperous economy––one based on farming and tourism.

 The town’s mayor, Bernard Halbe, lamented to Nick Meo of the telegraph.co.uk, “Plenty of us aren’t very happy that our town’s name is being used across Europe to describe this new disease.”

 Before this outbreak, the town was one of the envies of the continent.  “the unemployment rate, at three per cent, is one of the lowest in Europe – depends on agriculture and tourism, both of which rely on public confidence.” 

 Meo describes Schmallenberg as:  “a picturesque district of 26,000 people in central Germany, a deadly new virus was born.”  Before the disease outbreak, the town’s tourism department had worked hard to put forth an image “showing happy families hiking and picnicking. . . . a healthy place for holidays close to nature.”

 For the last two years, its local government had helped farmers’ wives to earn money hosting “city families . . . to enjoy life on a real working farm.”  But “becoming ground zero in an international disease outbreak has put all of this in doubt.”  Now, Halbe says, “Some farms have been devastated.”

 With the disease spreading to England, Belgium, Holland, etc., the concern now is that people will stop buying beef and lamb.  This could bring significant damage both to the Euro market and to farmers’ incomes.  It is estimated that it will take a year or more to find a vaccine for this new virus, experts say.

 Maleekie Ambularie:  So what do they see as the answer?  Blame it all on Africa!  Why does this all sound so familiar?  German farmers speculate that this disease of deformed lambs “may be from Africa because it resembles a similar disease called Blue Tongue that arrived a few years ago.”

 But The Center for Food Security & Public Health at Iowa State University says:  “The bluetongue virus has been found in many parts of the world including Africa, Europe, the Middle East, Australia, the South Pacific, North and South America, and parts of Asia. The virus is present in some regions without associated clinical disease. In the United States, the distribution of the vector limits infections to the southern and western states.” 

 And the symptoms of Blue Tongue and Schmallenberg are no where near alike.  Blue tongue is like a false Foot-and-Mouth Disease.  It may bring sore muzzles, erosions, ulcerations, lameness and inflammation, but not defective births.  Schmallenberg farmers should get their facts straight!

 Dr. Ad Versery:  Science must stop this virus before it spreads to the human population.  Remember what Christian prayer books teach: God is The One “Who forgiveth all thine iniquities; who healeth all thy diseases (Psalms 103: 3).”

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A Peek At One Chapter in Jael’s Coming Novel: “Plunge Into Evil”

posted by Jael Ever @ 11:52 AM
June 22, 2011

One of Joe’s Encounters in Hell:

 Another member of the group welcoming Joe was The Chief Priest of Evil Council.  Dressed in dark robes, designed with moons and stars to plot astrology and time, the chief priest appeared as a young man with dark eyes and hair aflame.

 “Why hello Brother Joe,  we are pleased to welcome you,” he whispered, sluring syrupy words into incantations as he bowed.

 “We’ve kept careful record of your activities so that we can best calculate, or  . . . ah. . . er . . . estimate your reward.”

 In his usual red-faced outrage Joe cried, “You talkn’ crazy too.  Ya’ll are are crazy.  I’m not here.  You’re not here. This is just a Kramden dream that’s all . . . .”  He swallowed hard, gasping for breath, “And what ya mean estimate?”

 “Well ahhhh –  we are not really the judge you see.  He lives far away up, up, up, eh upstairs.  We just turn all the records over to him.”

 “What records?  More craziness.”  Joe wheezed back.

 “No young prince, didn’t you see the scratches of your life coming down on this video pad.  Anything not washed out with the blood of The Most High Priest is recorded.”  As Joe’s low priest, he bowed to the prince, in subservient obedience.

 “Well get to washin’ it out then.  Ain’t nobody’s business what I did.”

 “Oh we don’t have the proper oils for that.  The blood we collect and offer up to The Great One is for guilt enforcement, not cleansing,” he answered.

 “Ok, what kind of time do I get for all I’s done?  Can I cop a plea?”

 “My kind son, that is not our duty to tell.  We will, of course, intercede for you.  But that is up to the High Judge’s council of those who believe in Him.”

 “Look here, I paid my tithes to the triad system––well most of em anyway––and I offered up a whole lot of blood, dirty blood, kid’s blood, animal blood.  I was always offering bodies to you’s all.  You owe me,  you owe me.  So don’t tell me tain’t nothing you can do.”

 “Why, my prince, we have always promoted you and given you great wealth.  How can you incriminate we’ve have done nothing?” The priest flashed his four-inch long nails as he pointed this defense toward Joe.

 “A lot of good that does me here.”

 “It’s what you asked for sweet prince.”

 “Say listen all powerfuless John, get me otta here or shut the hell up.”

 “As you wish sordid one.  But it is always down, down, down.  Never up!”

 Those wishing to order this forthcoming copyrighted novel about Jael, Joe, Christians, Satan’s children, heaven and hell should sign up at wholesale Christian books.  Or contact Jael at jaelever@gmail.com to place your pre-order.  And keep watching this blog for more installments of her new novel.  Stay tuned!

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Global Warming Summer: Avoid Mosquitos

posted by Jael Ever @ 10:34 AM
June 2, 2011

Mosquito-borne diseases are particularly present in this era of excessively hot Global Warming summers.  Mosquitos cause some 300 million cases of malaria each year, resulting in one to three million deaths around the world.  In addition to malaria, this insect can cause dengue fever, yellow fever, encephalitis (brain inflammation or EEE), and elephantiasis.  People living in other nations are accustomed to living with this risk from mosquito bites, but those in the U.S. are not.  However, last year, in Florida, Texas, Massachusetts, etc., several people fell ill, and some died, from various diseases resulting from mosquito bites.  And with increasing numbers of aliens from Central and South America coming to this country, that number may well increase.

 According to Wire Paladin.com, “reported cases of dengue have more than quadrupled in Central and South America, Mexico and the Caribbean — from about 1 million in 1980-1989 to nearly 4.8 million in 2000-2007.”  Reasons include urbanization, more international travel and lack of mosquito-control containments in countries south of the U.S. border.  Thus, more Americans returning home from south of the border report many more cases of dengue fever.    And, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, because it is a center of international travel to and from countries in Centural and South America, Florida has become a ripe breeding ground for dengue fever.
 
 In her book on the outbreak of dengue in urban areas of Puerto Rico, Dr. Kay Tomashek, mentions hot, humid tropical countries––such as the South Pacific, the Caribbean, Brazil, the Americas, etc.––as locations most probable to contact dengue.  She points out that there is no vaccine or drug that can prevent dengue infection.   She also agrees with health officials in Florida, who according to Reuters, “urge residents to use mosquito repellents, wear protective clothing and avoid being outside at dawn and dusk, when mosquitoes are most active.”  As mosquitos use stagnant water as breeding grounds, other experts advise keeping pools, water storage barrels, bird baths or other water containers either covered, cleaned with fresh water daily, or else keep them empty and dried out.  Dr. Tomashek adds that travelers should use screened windows or air conditioning, and avoid dark cook places, such as closets, under beds or behind curtains.

 The United States was once safer from such diseases.  But political considerations, as well as results of Global Warming, have weakened her borders––physically, mentally and spiritually.  Just as several insect invasions were steps toward bringing down Egypt (Exodus chapters 9 to 16), these weakened borders portent judgment against this country.  For those who do not know how to stand in the gap and intercede for the nation (Ezekiel 22:30), Christian prayer books may give some guidance.  Excellent examples are also in Daniel and Nehemiah.

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Congratulations U.S.A. For A Job Well Done!

posted by admin @ 15:54 PM
May 2, 2011

A few days ago, this site posted a blog about the importance of everyone just doing their job.  Today, we wish to say a big “Thank You” to:  The President of the United States, his cabinet which maintained such tight secrecy about this assault, the intelligence community who obeyed the president’s order to make the capture of Osama Bin Laden top priority, the U.S. military, and especially to some 40 Navy Seals who did their job of attacking the Bin Laden mansion in Pakistan and taking out the master-mind terrorist of the infamous 911 attack against our nation.

 The world may never know the names of all the Americans who have worked tirelessly over the almost 10 years to collectively do the job of bringing this mass murderer to justice.  These men and women have not worked for money––they could have gone to Wall Street or other money-making ventures to do that.  They have not done it for fame or glory.  True heroism seldom does. 

 On the wall of the Central Intelligence Agency are stars, many without names, for the many agents who gave their lives in service to our country.  To give their names would endanger the operations of which they were a part.  Nevertheless they are recognized because they did their jobs.  Such has always been the legacy of the United States:  brave men and women working together to bring their nation victory.   We may not know all the names of these faithful heroes among those who labor constantly for their country.  But God does.
 
 Also, we also wish to thank the many Americans who flooded the streets of New York, Washington D.C., Pennsylvania,  Ohio and other locations to celebrate this great victory––one of the greatest victories of our times.  They shouted and hugged in unity, giving no thought to political party or race or age, etc.  They, as all of us, were simply proud to be Americans.  As the President said in his announcement last night, these celebrants proved that––no matter what a few admits––we are one nation, one people, standing together against all enemies.

 Finally, all of us wish to thank those Christians who have prayed so earnestly over these years that God would give us a victory against this man to whom his terrorist pledged allegiance as if he were a god.  Just as we don’t know the names of many of the heroes mentioned above, the world does not know these prayer warriors.  But God knows.  The war against al Queda has often been an invisible one.  The names of most of the villains or heroes are not known to men.  But God knows.  For nothing is invisible to Him.  As the Apostle Paul sets the example in Christian prayer books for all Americans, we join him in saying:  “Thanks be to God Who giveth us the victory, through Our Lord Jesus Christ!” (1 Corinthians 15: 57).  Now let us all get back to work with the proud understanding that reward does come, and will come in eternity, when we all just do our jobs!

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Global Warming Records in 2010, Part 2

posted by Jael Ever @ 11:38 AM
January 27, 2011

Around the world, droughts in 2010 have caused more heat waves, initiated more crop losses, dried up more fresh water sources, and afflicted more economies than any other time in recent history.  It simply did not rain enough last year.  Prior records of drought seasons are shattered. The Christian Science Monitor lists droughts in China and Brazil among their list of the “Top Ten Global Weather Events of 2010.” China’s state-run media admitted: “Over 50 million people are affected by a severe drought . . . The lack of rain and unseasonably high temperatures has also left 16 million people without easy access to drinking water.”

 Forest scientist Simon Lewis finds that drought in the Amazon area brought record low water levels and increases in forest fires.  In fact, it is quite possible that the world’s largest rain forest could be drying out.  He writes that the Amazon is experiencing the third extreme drought in a decade, but last year’s may be the worse.  This is disastrous because “the Amazon holds 20 percent of the Earth’s fresh water and generates a fifth of its oxygen.”  Lewis further explains: “With the planet’s climate increasingly threatened by surging carbon emissions, the Amazon has been one of the few forces keeping them in check. But the latest scientific evidence suggests the forest may be unable to shield us from a hotter world.”

 In addition, according to the Associated Press, record drought among nations in the Caribbean has shut down schools and courtrooms, and initiated water emergencies, forest fires and prison protests.  Public water taps are dried out, and families are forced to relocate to areas with better water sources. Dams operate well below capacity, and governments have initiated strict water rationing laws.

 Aiguo Dai, a scientist for the National Center for Atmospheric Research, summarizing his team’s projections on future droughts states:  “We are facing the possibility of widespread drought in the coming decades, but this has yet to be fully recognized by both the public and the climate research community. If the projections in the study come even close to be realized, the consequences for society worldwide will be enormous.”

 Apparently the world is bereft of solutions for the overwhelming problems Global Warming has hatched, and its  leaders may well know it.  In suicidal pacts of greed, a few men seem determined to destroy the earth for the sake of power and profit.  And at this late date, only Almighty God can stop them.  An entry in Christian Prayer Books shows one way to plead for His help:  “Dear Father, we humbly ask Your forgiveness that we have not exercised rightful stewardship over this planet, the home You have given us.  We beg your graceful forgiveness that we have allowed Global Warming to triumph for so long.  Please give our leaders the solutions we need.  And please grant us the time to restore the Earth’s correct balance.  In The Everlasting Name of Our Savior, Jesus Christ, we pray.  Amen.”

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