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Major Winter Storm Threatens 80 Million in Midwest and Northeast

Major Winter Storm Threatens 80 Million in Midwest and Northeast

Valley Forge National Historical Park in Pennsylvania on Friday, where the governor has declared a state of emergency for the storm.
Major Winter Storm Threatens 80 Million in Midwest and Northeast

Major Winter Storm Threatens 80 Million in Midwest and Northeast

Valley Forge National Historical Park in Pennsylvania on Friday, where the governor has declared a state of emergency for the storm.
Had Enough of Snow? Try Frost Quakes, Waterspouts and Bitter Cold

Had Enough of Snow? Try Frost Quakes, Waterspouts and Bitter Cold

In frigid temperatures, the Rev. Carol Kelly, right, led a church youth conference in song on Monday during a visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington.
Had Enough of Snow? Try Frost Quakes, Waterspouts and Bitter Cold

Had Enough of Snow? Try Frost Quakes, Waterspouts and Bitter Cold

In frigid temperatures, the Rev. Carol Kelly, right, led a church youth conference in song on Monday during a visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial in Washington.
The Bodies of Mount Everest (Entry 138.JE1316)

The Bodies of Mount Everest (Entry 138.JE1316)

In which travelers to one of the most dangerous places on earth leave so many casualties behind in the "Death Zone" that they literally become part of the map. Certificate #7505.

Shell backs Alphabet's power-generating kites in latest renewable bet

Alphabet is turning yet another one of its X projects into a business, but this time it's enlisting the help of an unusual ally. Makani Power, a venture making electricity-generating kites (see

Winter Weather Hits Much of the U.S.

The northern part of the country has gotten walloped with snow, while parts of the Southeast are seeing heavy rain and strong winds.
Please Don't Let Your Tiny Dog Blow Away in the Wind

Please Don't Let Your Tiny Dog Blow Away in the Wind

The National Weather Service just issued a "small dog warning" for the Cleveland area, where winds have reached upward of 50 MPH.

Google’s DeepMind can predict wind patterns a day in advance

Wind power has become increasingly popular, but its success is limited by the fact that wind comes and goes as it pleases, making it hard for power grids to count on the renewable energy and less
Alphabet subsidiary trained AI to predict wind output 36 hours in advance

Alphabet subsidiary trained AI to predict wind output 36 hours in advance

Intermittent power supply is a problem for the grid, and predicting it has value.
The Indian monsoon’s impact on the ice age provides a clue into global warming

The Indian monsoon’s impact on the ice age provides a clue into global warming

The weather system was highly sensitive to climate warming 130,000 years ago.

Paris to tax scooter and bike services

According to the City of Paris, there are 15,000 free-floating vehicles of all forms and shapes in the city, from electric scooters to fluorescent bikes and motorcycle-like scooters. And the City of
Consequences of Cuomo’s Climate Agenda Hit Close to Home. His Home.

Consequences of Cuomo’s Climate Agenda Hit Close to Home. His Home.

The unintended consequences of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s global warming crusade are hitting close to home—literally. The utility Consolidated Edison put a moratorium on... Read More The post
French farmers say their cattle are dying from electricity generated by wind turbines, solar panels

French farmers say their cattle are dying from electricity generated by wind turbines, solar panels

Cattle farmers in France say their stock are dying off from exposure to electricity generated by nearby wind turbines and solar panels, blaming lethal levels of volts through the ground and water
The US will need a lot more neodymium if it wants an offshore wind boom

The US will need a lot more neodymium if it wants an offshore wind boom

Magnet reuse could help ease the burden, but processes for this must be established.
Turkish Man Pulls a Poppins, Flies Away On Umbrella In High Winds

Turkish Man Pulls a Poppins, Flies Away On Umbrella In High Winds

A security camera captured what happened when four men were caught in some high winds, including their attempt to secure a wild umbrella. One guy jumps on and straight up Mary Poppinses right out of

Renewable energy is on the rise, but so is demand for fossil fuels

Recent reports from major climate organizations are painting a very mixed picture for the future of global energy use. The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) says that renewable energy now
Microplastics are falling on the Pyrenees from as far away as Barcelona

Microplastics are falling on the Pyrenees from as far away as Barcelona

Bits of plastic are falling on the Pyrenees from as far away as Barcelona, according to a new study.
Renewables generated more electricity than coal for the first time in US history

Renewables generated more electricity than coal for the first time in US history

King Coal is being dethroned, and faster than forecast.
Throwback Thursday to Thanksgiving '97 When Barney Died

Throwback Thursday to Thanksgiving '97 When Barney Died

The 1997 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. There had been high winds that caused problems throughout the day. As you can see, the folks holding on the Barney were already having a hard time keeping him