Hibermination

“Sadly, floods at the [sand lizard] breeding centre in Guildford, caused by unprecedented rainfall earlier this year, drowned them as they hibernated.” (http://www.rspb.org.uk/media/releases/382442-lizard-bonanza-at-rspb-farnham-heath)

The reintroduction operation has refocused on amphibians.

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Ponder

“If you are forced to put in a large pond, that means you can’t build homes on that, so there is a cost involved.” (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-25676973)

As opposed to the cost of having homes under water.

Strine

“In Australia, an increase in the frequency and intensity of heatwaves is expected to lead to more heat-related deaths, while warmer temperatures, changing rainfall and an influx of pests will ‘negatively impact’ many temperate crops, such as fruit and nuts.” (http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2013/sep/27/climate-change-report-hotter-australia)

I believe the vernacular is ‘cactus’.

Overindulging

Whatever the weather, it’s going to intensify. “High latitude countries, such as in Europe or North America, are expected to receive more rainfall, but many … subtropical arid and semi-arid regions will likely experience less precipitation … Over wet tropical regions, extreme precipitation events will very likely be more intense and more frequent.” Consequently “a hot world is a hungry world.” (http://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2013/sep/27/climate-change-poor-countries-ipcc)

Like drinking alcohol, your starting mood gets more intense, then you get the munchies. Then you get the hangover.

Temperate

“Tempers flare as temperatures rise … Small changes in temperature and rainfall substantially raise the risk of conflict of many types, from interpersonal spats … to full-blown civil war and societal collapse” (http://www.nature.com/news/warming-climate-drives-human-conflict-1.13464)

Spat power will be harnessed via elaborate Searlesque contraptions in an effort to sustainably supply societal collapse.