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  • Despite 'polar vortex', January was globe's warmest since 2007

    Despite 'polar vortex', January was globe's warmest since 2007
    While most of the continental United States shivered amid the "polar vortex" last month, globally, it was the fourth-warmest January on record and warmest since 2007. The average temperature was 1.17 degrees above the 20th century average of 53.6...
  • This winter ends up third in cold, snowfall

    This winter ends up third in cold, snowfall
    Complaints from winter-worn Chicagoans are warranted. The weather for the past three months has broken into the top three snowiest and coldest winters on record. Between the months of December and February, known as the meteorological winter, 67.4...
  • A Smart Meter saved me money (just not the way BGE expected) [Letter]

    A Smart Meter saved me money (just not the way BGE expected) [Letter]
    A Smart Meter was recently installed on my house. I was skeptical as to whether this would help me save energy. As it turns out, I think it is. I live in a house with heat pumps and programmable thermostats. I have long been leery of claims that a...
  • Crystal Ball Cloudy With Chance Of Storm

    Last spring, forecasters warned that the 2013 hurricane season, which ended Saturday, would be an active and dangerous one. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted 11 hurricanes. The British firm Tropical Storm Risk called for...
  • South Florida sweats out one of warmest Decembers

    South Florida sweats out one of warmest Decembers
    Talk about staying warm right to the end. In an abnormally balmy year overall, it was likely the warmest December on record in West Palm Beach, the second warmest in Miami and the third warmest in Fort Lauderdale. It also was one of the wettest...
  • Retirement: 4 more great places to retire overseas

    These places offer a pleasant climate, low cost of living and good access to health care. --Malaysia. For the truly adventurous, Malaysia is a bargain destination. A retired U.S. couple can live well on as little as $1,500 a month in George Town, a...
  • Tropics will be the first region to be hit hard by global warming

    Tropics will be the first region to be hit hard by global warming
    Scientists have determined when the climates of numerous locations around the world will shift to a new, hotter normal as a result of higher greenhouse gas emissions, according to a study released Wednesday in the journal Nature. The tropics appear most...
  • JPL climatologist says sea level rise is 'unequivocal proof' of greenhouse gases

    It's a climate puzzle that has vexed scientists for more than a decade and added fuel to the arguments of those who insist man-made global warming is a myth. Since just before the start of the 21st century, the Earth's average global surface...
  • More junk science, I'm sure...

     
    The average temperature across land and ocean surfaces during October was 14.63°C (58.23°F). This is 0.63°C (1.13°F) above the 20th century average and ties with 2008 as the fifth warmest October on record. ....This is the 332nd consecutive month with.......
  • St. Charles Parish

    September 3, 2012 6:54 PM Dear Comets, We here at St. Charles Catholic High School hope this note finds you safe.  We plan to work together to help our families recover from the challenges created by this storm. SCHOOL TO REOPEN, MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10...
  • Degree days, measure of stress on air conditioners, up slightly in 2012

    Degree days, measure of stress on air conditioners, up slightly in 2012
    Summer 2012 may have been the coolest in three years, but you nevertheless have likely paid slightly more to cool your house than you did a year earlier. The number of cooling degree days tallied so far this year is slightly ahead of where they were a...