With more heat records being set it almost seems daily I believe we are in the middle of this scenario right now. With more than half the country continuing to see record temperatures this is as real as it gets. Crops dying in the fields due to lack of water and live stock being sold off due to less grazing grounds and high feed costs. It’s only a matter of time before this will affect all of us with higher cost at the grocery store. A good place to start would be at http://thesurvivalplace.com to pick up a quality 72hr Survival Kit and any other supplies you may think you need.
Heat waves kill more U.S. residents than any other natural disaster. As many as 10,000 people have died in past events. As urban areas get hotter, electricity systems are strained and the population ages, the risk grows.
- Climate Change’s Role in Heat Waves Still Under Debate (news.yahoo.com)
- Recent heat waves caused by global warming, Hansen says. (businessweek.com)