Climate Changed: Hurricane Patricia


the biggest storm since record keeping began is making landfall in Mexico.

The airports and roads have been closed after the tourists left.. most of them, apparently there’s some 2,000 Canadians (canada content to justify talking about a story from outside our borders) Left Behinds. Stuck there, eh.

This storm has sucked up a lot of energy from the warmest El Nino current in the water, so this is Perfect Storm conditions. Now, we wait to see how Mexico’s building codes and government regulation is.

Recent other major disasters – Hurricane Sandy on the North American east coast – America’s New York region took the brunt of it. The USA south has still not recovered from Katrina.

China recovered from the 2007 quake, which revealed their middle class to the world and started the easement to the ceasing of the One Child Policy. the government moved in immediately to restore structures and road access – and the population experienced a wave of philanthropy.

The important thing for Canada and the east coast to remember, is that the last time there was a warmer than usual El Nino Current and a bad hurriane season in Mexico was that back east Ice Storm that knocked out a 1/4 of the power grid in Canada and into the USA.

Demonstrating the need for more back up systems, and more network connections, instead of single lines that fail. More concerning is the damage and loss of parts that take a long time to obtain mass replacement.

Seriously there was a reason Tesla was doing wireless power.

Anyway Hurricane Patricia in the immediate focus – Mexico.

Atmospheric turbulence turbo combined with hot high wavey water, irresistible forces meeting moveable or immobilized objects… adjective objects….


What happens when an unstoppable force meets an unmovable object?

There are two possibilities – the force hits the object and bounces back – and depending on the shape of the object, the force will either continue to smash into the object until it is reduced to rubble and the force can continue unimpeded or until the face of the object is altered so as to deflect the force’s movement to impact other spots until the force is re-directed around the object.

Either way, the object is what suffers from the encounter, either by being reduced to rubble or having it’s shape altered so that the force is deflected around it.

The force’s path may change, but the unstoppable characteristic is unchanged.


Deny Delay and Discuss: Disasters and Catastrophic Evolution

Dear Governments: Putting Young Earth Creationists in charge of preparedness and environmental sciences is not okay. disaster weather is not related to what humans do with their genitals, and disasters are not “deserved” or caused by the fact that abortions … Continue reading

Halifax Daily Chronicle Op Ed memorial science in canada

Engineering: From Design to Disaster

I did Building Facilities and Accommodation management and Emergency Preparedness for most of my 13 years in the Federal Government of Canada. I got really bored of Legal/Medical Procedural shows because for the most part, the kinds of characters in … Continue reading

movie_tsunami_214x315 -Super-Volcano-(English)---BBC

The State of Global Disaster Monitoring and Warnings is not yet Star Trek

Just because someone imagined it, doesn’t mean it was built or even can be we don’t even have a global warning system because mostly people need to stop thinking that what people do with their genitals matters on a planetary … Continue reading

This entry was posted in Emergency Preparedness and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

2 Responses to Climate Changed: Hurricane Patricia

  1. Pingback: Well, the Power is Back On | Nina's Soap Bubble Box

  2. Pingback: Science: The Earth Disciplines | Nina's Soap Bubble Box

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.