NATURAL TRENDSThis category comprises three trendsEARTHQUAKES AND VOLCANOESFAMINE AND DISEASESWEATHER
EARTHQUAKES   Texts – Matthew 24:7, Luke 21:7,11   There have been more major earthquakes    in the 20th century than in...
EARTHQUAKE TRENDS   1978 - Anti earthquake devices costing $6.5    billion being installed in Tokyo.   1980 - Mt St Hele...
EARTHQUAKE TRENDS   2000 - The rate of major earthquakes appears to    be increasing with an average of 10.5    earthquak...
EARTHQUAKE TRENDS   2004 - December 26th a massive 9.0    Richter off Banda Aceh caused a Tsunami    which devastated coa...
FAMINES AND DISEASES   Current world population is totally compatible    with 8 people surviving Noah’s universal flood  ...
FOOD PRODUCTION 1980   To improve nutrition, food production required    quadrupling between 1975 and 2000.   To maintai...
FAMINES AND DISEASES   1979 -12 million of the worlds children died each    year from preventative diseases, due to lack ...
FAMINES AND DISEASES   1993 - TB and AIDS is a fatal combination. One    third of the world’s population has already been...
FAMINES AND DISEASES   2009 – Over 500 species of insects are    immune to insecticides with 15 species so    resistant t...
WEATHER   Text - Luke 21:25   1979 - Scotland records lowest ever    temperatures; sea freezes. Moscow sizzles,    highe...
WEATHER TRENDS   2007 - The world has experienced record    breaking weather events from early 2007, with    tropical sto...
USA- ISRAEL WEATHER TESTS   COST TO USA EMERGENCY SERVICES FOR MAJOR INCIDENTS   For the period 1992- 2006 the top ten i...
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NATURAL TRENDS

  1. 1. NATURAL TRENDSThis category comprises three trendsEARTHQUAKES AND VOLCANOESFAMINE AND DISEASESWEATHER
  2. 2. EARTHQUAKES Texts – Matthew 24:7, Luke 21:7,11 There have been more major earthquakes in the 20th century than in recorded history In the last 60 years there have been seven 9+Richter earthquakes, Russia 1952, Alaska 1957, Chile 1960, Alaska 1964 Indonesia 2004, Japan 2011 2
  3. 3. EARTHQUAKE TRENDS 1978 - Anti earthquake devices costing $6.5 billion being installed in Tokyo. 1980 - Mt St Helens in Washington State explodes killing over 40 people and destroying large areas of forest. 1999 – 7.4 Richter earthquake with its epicentre near Izmit on August 17 is the most devastating disaster in Turkey for 150 years with a death toll of 40,000 and 600,000 being left homeless. 3
  4. 4. EARTHQUAKE TRENDS 2000 - The rate of major earthquakes appears to be increasing with an average of 10.5 earthquakes per year above 6.9 on the Richter scale for the 1980’s and 15.3 for the 1990’s Very severe earthquakes of 8 Richter or above have increased from 4 per decade in the 1980’s to 6 per decade in the 1990’s and to date 10 per decade in our present decade. 4
  5. 5. EARTHQUAKE TRENDS 2004 - December 26th a massive 9.0 Richter off Banda Aceh caused a Tsunami which devastated coastal areas around the Indian Ocean causing huge loss of life . 2011 - On March 11th a 9.0 earthquake struck Honshu, Japan triggering a tsunami killing some 20,000 5
  6. 6. FAMINES AND DISEASES Current world population is totally compatible with 8 people surviving Noah’s universal flood around 2400 BC! World population at the time of Christ about 200 m In 2011 world population reached 7b 1 b [1804], 2b [1927], 3b [1960], 4b [1974], 5b [1987], 6 b [1999], 7b [2011], 8b [2027] 6
  7. 7. FOOD PRODUCTION 1980 To improve nutrition, food production required quadrupling between 1975 and 2000. To maintain the present poor nutrition, 10-20 million hectares of new land has to be developed annually. Every day 10,000 people throughout the world die of starvation or malnutrition. Most of the good arable land in the world is under pasture or being tilled at the present. 7
  8. 8. FAMINES AND DISEASES 1979 -12 million of the worlds children died each year from preventative diseases, due to lack of funds. 1988 -It is expected that unless populations are curtailed, some of the worlds cities could collapse within 40 years. By 2025 Mexico City will have a population of 37.5 million, Shanghai 36.1 million, Beijing 31.9, and Sao Paulo 29.6. 8
  9. 9. FAMINES AND DISEASES 1993 - TB and AIDS is a fatal combination. One third of the world’s population has already been infected with TB. 2003 - Estimates published by the WHO puts the number of adults living with the HIV virus globally at the end of 2003 to be 37 million. This compares with 3,000 cases of HIV/AIDS globally twenty years ago. 9
  10. 10. FAMINES AND DISEASES 2009 – Over 500 species of insects are immune to insecticides with 15 species so resistant that they are very hard to kill. 2010 Environmentalists pushing for a two children limit and abortion as the world population of 6.7 billion expected to rise to 9.2 billion by 2050 10
  11. 11. WEATHER Text - Luke 21:25 1979 - Scotland records lowest ever temperatures; sea freezes. Moscow sizzles, highest recorded this century. Fiercest hurricane of the century in the Caribbean. 1987 - More than 15 million trees were blown down by the hurricane of October which struck South-East England in October. In Sussex, Suffolk and Kent a fifth of all timber is down. The damage to forests is more than double that of any previous gale in living memory. 11
  12. 12. WEATHER TRENDS 2007 - The world has experienced record breaking weather events from early 2007, with tropical storms, hurricanes, tornados, floods, heat waves, forest fires, snow in South Africa and the Arabian Peninsula’ first tropical cyclone 2010 - Quakes and floods mark this year as the most deadliest in more than a generation 2012 – Very severe winter weather in Europe with snow in Rome and many dead in Ukraine 12
  13. 13. USA- ISRAEL WEATHER TESTS COST TO USA EMERGENCY SERVICES FOR MAJOR INCIDENTS For the period 1992- 2006 the top ten incidents are:- 2005 Hurricane KATRINA $7.20b 1994 Earthquake NORTHBRIDGE $ 6.96b 1998 Hurricane GEORGES $2.25b 2004 Hurricane IVAN $1.95b 1992 Hurricane ANDREW $1.81b 2004 Hurricane CHARLEY $1.56b 2004 Hurricane FRANCES $1.43b 2004 Hurricane JEANNE $1.41b 2001Tropical Storm ALLISON $1.34b Hurricane HUGO in 1998 was the only one that cannot be related to pressure exerted on Israel by the United States [more info see Book 98] 13

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