Intensity of hurricanes is increased by global warming — nuclear-news

Dahr Jamail | Record Heating of Earth’s Oceans Is Driving Uptick in Hurricanes http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/37877-record-heating-of-earth-s-oceans-is-driving-uptick-in-hurricanes Thursday, 06 October 2016 By Dahr Jamail, Truthout | Report As Hurricane Matthew impacts the East Coast of the US this week, it is important to consider how rising ocean temperatures are contributing to the intensification of storms worldwide. Earlier thisContinue reading “Intensity of hurricanes is increased by global warming — nuclear-news”

Climate: Sea ice at both poles way below average — Summit County Citizens Voice

Antarctic sea ice retreat could set stage for ice shelf collapses Staff ReportMonths of above-average temperatures in the Arctic slowed the growth of sea ice formation to a crawl during the second half of October, the National Snow and Ice Data Center reported in its latest monthly update.The ice scientists said that, starting Oct. 20, […]Continue reading “Climate: Sea ice at both poles way below average — Summit County Citizens Voice”

Greenwich, CT Carefully Monitors Water Supply — WTNH Connecticut News

GREENWICH, Conn. (WTNH) – Governor Dannel Malloy asked residents statewide to reduce their water consumption and Greenwich is carefully monitoring the water supply. Reservoir levels for the Greenwich system remain low at 26.1% and groundwater levels also remain low. Last week the reservoir levels were at 26.2%. “Residents are reminded that we are still in… viaContinue reading “Greenwich, CT Carefully Monitors Water Supply — WTNH Connecticut News”

At least 7 people are injured after a Colonial Pipeline explosion in Alabama — RareRare

HELENA, Ala. — At least seven workers were injured Monday when an explosion occurred along the Colonial Pipeline in rural Alabama, not far where it burst last month, authorities said. The explosion sent flames soaring over the forest about a mile west of where the pipeline burst in September, Gov. Robert Bentley said in a… viaContinue reading “At least 7 people are injured after a Colonial Pipeline explosion in Alabama — RareRare”

VIDEO: Stunning drone video of Oregon sinkholes

Drone footage gives a bird’s eye view of the massive sinkhole in Harbor, Oregon. VIDEO: Stunning drone video of Oregon sinkholes WATE 6 On Your Side 21m ago HARBOR, Ore. (AP/WATE) – Transportation officials say a massive sinkhole has opened near a highway along the coast of southern Oregon. Kyle Rice, posted a YouTube video ofContinue reading “VIDEO: Stunning drone video of Oregon sinkholes”

10 Reasons You Should Smile More Often…

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Mother Teresa once said “We shall never know all the good that a simple smile can do.” We have been smiling all our lives. And to some degree, we already possess the inherent knowledge that smiling not only feels good but it actually does good too. Yet many of us shy…

Yoda the llama has finally found a place to live and he can’t wipe the smile off his face

Can’t stop. Won’t stop. Source: Yoda the llama has finally found a place to live and he can’t wipe the smile off his face

Tragic end for Hunstanton whale as it dies after getting trapped in rocks

A whale beached in Norfolk is believed to have been part of a pod that stranded and died in the Netherlands. The 50ft (14.5m) young adult male was part of a group of six spotted in the Wash at Hunstanton on Friday. A team from the RNLI, HM Coastguard, Hunstanton Sea Life Sanctuary and rescueContinue reading “Tragic end for Hunstanton whale as it dies after getting trapped in rocks”

America’s Drinking Water Crisis. Profit v. Poison

Source: America’s Drinking Water Crisis After the shocking news of extremely high levels of lead found in the drinking water in Flint, Michigan, The Guardian reports: “Water authorities across the US are systematically distorting water tests to downplay the amount of lead in samples, risking a dangerous spread of the toxic water crisis that has grippedContinue reading “America’s Drinking Water Crisis. Profit v. Poison”

Tiny B&B in Chester celebrating after being voted the world’s best boutique hotel

*Books mini-break*.  Anyone fancy a trip to Chester? We hear the B&Bs are pretty decent. And they’re not a bad price either. Edgar House, a tiny seven-bed B&B overlooking the River Dee in Chester is probably treating itself to a little Bucks Fizz over breakfast today after being voted the world’s best small hotel inContinue reading “Tiny B&B in Chester celebrating after being voted the world’s best boutique hotel”

Ninth Planet May Have Been Discovered, Researchers Say

You might have a replacement, Pluto. There could be another planet in our solar system. Researchers at the California Institute of Technology have found evidence in the outer solar system of an object that could be a real ninth planet. There could be another planet in our solar system. Researchers at the California Institute ofContinue reading “Ninth Planet May Have Been Discovered, Researchers Say”

No one hurt when Jeep cracks through icy Indiana lake

It happened Tuesday night on Tamarack Lake at the Kingsbury Fish and Wildlife Area. Source: No one hurt when Jeep cracks through icy Indiana lake

What cold-weather gear is worth your extra dollars

Dressing for the weather – especially here in Manitoba can be pricey. After all, layers upon layers can add up quickly. WINNIPEG — Dressing for the weather, especially here in Manitoba can be pricey. After all, layers upon layers can add up quickly. There are definitely places you can splurge and a couple of areasContinue reading “What cold-weather gear is worth your extra dollars”

Be careful driving, Willamette Valley gets 2nd round of ice, blustery showers.

You can expect wetter weather on and off through early next week  Updated: December 3, 2015, 5:35 am A second round of ice is expected in the Gorge Wednesday night and into Thursday. (KOIN) PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A second round of showers moved in along the coast and in the Willamette Valley on WednesdayContinue reading “Be careful driving, Willamette Valley gets 2nd round of ice, blustery showers.”