US COVID Daily Deaths Tracking Towards More Pessimistic Models

This is an update on the projection that the US will reach 500,000 cumulative COVID deaths according to the Worldometer tracking. Worldometers reporting about 489,571 deaths on February 11, 2021. John Hopkins reports 471,567 total US COVID deaths as of February 10, 2021, 475k on Feb 11 and 478k as of Feb 12. John Hopkins …

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COVID-19 Projections By Country and State

Italy’s coronavirus COVID-19 deaths are taking over three days to double and the next double may stretch out to about 9-12 days. This would mean that Italy crisis is slowing down in major way. Italy’s daily deaths seemed to peak 4 days ago. If Italy follows China’s disease trajectory then Italy would have about 18,000 …

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Coronavirus Statistics from Clearly Identified People on the Cruise Ship

There are currently at least 705 confirmed cases of coronavirus that stemmed from the Diamond Princess cruise ship. Four Diamond Princess passengers have died. There were 3700 passengers on the ship. We know everyone who was on the ship and mostly know who they are contacting. Eight public servants who worked on the ship to …

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Iran Has More Coronavirus Deaths Other Than Hubei Province

Iran has officially reported 26 deaths from Coronavirus while the Chinese province with the second most coronavirus deaths is Henan with 20. There were unofficial reports yesterday that Iran had 50 coronavirus deaths. Iran has 245 cases and 26 official deaths. South Korea has 1766 cases and 13 deaths. Italy has 528 cases and 14 …

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Over 1,000 Critical Problems in High Fire Risk Zones Were Missed From Poor Inspections and Neglect

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. failed to properly inspect and maintain the high-voltage power line that started the Camp Fire. Pacific Gas and Electric did not conduct a detailed climbing inspection of the aging tower located at the fire’s origin point since at least 2001. This was the period of seventeen years preceding the November …

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China Reduces Major Air Pollution By 60-72% From 2014 to 2017

China started a war on air pollution and they are making progress. The team found that between 2014 and 2017, China’s annual power plant emissions of sulphur dioxide, nitrogen oxide and particulate matter dropped by 65%, 60% and 72% each year respectively from 2.21, 3.11 and 0.52 million tonnes in 2014 to 0.77, 1.26 and …

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25% of world murders are in Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico and Columbia

With just 8% of the world’s population, Latin America accounts for roughly a third of global murders. It is also the only region where lethal violence has grown steadily since 2000, according to United Nations figures. Above – Mexican soldiers and police guard a severed head which was left as a message between rival drug …

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Venezuela Collapse Horror Show

The collapse in socialist Venezuela has been extremely bad for three years. There has been starvation, hyperinflation and terrible shortages and a dysfunctional socialist economy. About 2 to 3 million Venezuelans have fled to other countries. People have eaten dogs, zoo animals and garbage. People are buying rotten meat to survive. There are many power …

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Air pollution deaths at WW2 scales are happening now

In NY Mag, a climate journalist David Wallace-Wells wrote about a study of the difference between 1.5 degrees of warming and two degrees. He cited a Nature climate change paper – Quantified, localized health benefits of accelerated carbon dioxide emissions reductions 150 million more people would die from air pollution alone in a two-degree-warmer world …

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