Something like this (more at the link):
This is basically all of the water that could precipitate out of the air at any given moment.
Related: xkcd’s What If series asks what would happen if a rainstorm dropped all its water in one big drop.
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This article on Wisconsin job losses is amazing. Posted just this morning, it has nearly 700 comments! And wowza, the comments are fascinating to read. The theme is that folks are happy(!) that “teachers, union thugs, and the elites” are leaving the state in droves. Absolutely astounding to think that folks actually want a brain drain. Just incredible how effective strong, top-down right-wing policies are…
Here in Massachusetts, jobs are up. Unemployment is down to 6.5%. And the economy is steaming along. Fleeing Wisconsinites welcome!
The Wisconsin Initiative on Climate Change Impacts (WICCI) has released its first comprehensive report,Wisconsin’s Changing Climate: Impacts and Adaptation. The report will serve as a resource for business executives, government, natural resource managers, public health officials and other decision makers as they take strategic steps to preserve jobs, invest resources wisely, build resiliency and protect our built and natural environment in the face of a changing climate.
The report is available online at:http://www.wicci.wisc.edu/.