State of the Modern World Address — June 2019

Tech

High Tech Cannot Last — Rare Earth Metals Being Depleted

High-Tech can’t last: there are limited essential elements

AI Training Worsens Climate Change

https://interestingengineering.com/training-ai-is-shockingly-costly-to-the-environment

Toxic Chemicals Causing Effeminacy

https://www.newscientist.com/article/dn7440-gender-bending-chemicals-found-to-feminise-boys/

PFOA/PFOS CAUSES LOWER SPERM COUNTS AND SMALLER PENISES

https://theintercept.com/2018/11/30/pfoa-and-pfos-cause-lower-sperm-counts-and-smaller-penises-study-finds/

PFOA/PFOS IS IN THE BLOODSTREAMS OF 99% OF AMERICANS

https://www.organicconsumers.org/blog/devil-we-know-how-dupont-poisoned-world-teflon

Most Plastic Products Release Estrogenic Chemicals

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3222987/

Massive Consumption of Microplastics in Food

https://www.chemistryworld.com/news/humans-consuming-thousands-of-microplastic-particles-in-their-food-every-year/3010600.article

Deep Sea is Consuming Microplastics

https://www.axios.com/microplastics-lurk-deep-sea-740105be-dfbf-4fe0-bcae-5cd72ea96c90.html

Chile

Mining for Battery Chemicals Destroys Atacama Desert

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/features/2019-06-11/saving-the-planet-with-electric-cars-means-strangling-this-desert

North America

Extreme Wetness and Flooding in USA: Last 12 months were wettest in 125 years

https://www.washingtonpost.com/weather/2019/06/10/us-just-witnessed-its-wettest-months-record-floods-keep-coming/

Record Suicide Rate

‘Deaths Of Despair’ In The U.S. Hit Record High – So How Bad Will Things Get When Society Starts To Completely Collapse?

Alaska is Melting, Hottest Spring on Record

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jun/13/climate-crisis-alaska-is-melting-and-its-likely-to-accelerate-global-heating

Arctic

Hottest May on Record in the Arctic

Arctic death spiral speeds up sixfold, driving coastal permafrost collapse

India

Water Riots in Uttar Pradesh

https://www.indiatoday.in/india/story/water-riots-begin-uttar-pradesh-s-bundelkhand-1542999-2019-06-05

Epic Drought in India

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jun/12/indian-villages-lie-empty-as-drought-forces-thousands-to-flee

Epic Heat in “Gas Chamber” Delhi

https://www.firstpost.com/india/heat-wave-grips-delhi-deforestration-in-aravallis-has-made-fight-against-air-pollution-an-uphill-task-in-national-capital-6794911.html

Epic Heat in Bihar kills 180+ people

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/06/india-heatwave-turns-deadly-190618090507114.html

Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Coral Reef 90% Gone

http://srilankabrief.org/2019/06/90-percent-of-sri-lankas-corals-are-dead/

Brazil

Progress Made in War on Amazon Forest

https://www.smh.com.au/world/south-america/more-than-200-000-hectares-of-amazon-forest-have-been-destroyed-in-just-nine-months-20190528-p51rwa.html

Asia

Huge Swine Fever Epidemic

https://www.commondreams.org/news/2019/06/06/biggest-animal-disease-outbreak-weve-ever-had-planet-swine-fever-spreads-wildfire

Chinese Capitalists Deplete the Ozone

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-environment-ozone/china-responsible-for-surge-in-ozone-depleting-emissions-study-idUSKCN1ST0A8

Chinese Government Edits Spirituality Out of Ancient Books Etc.

https://www.theepochtimes.com/chinese-regime-tightens-censorship-on-entertainment-and-literature-targets-spiritual-content_2958779.html