Winter Loses its Cool: Climate Central shows us how winter nights will warm by 2100

February 5, 2015 by  
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In spite of last year’s polar vortex , and the recent exceptionally heavy snow fall in the North East, winters are—on average—getting warmer. A new report from Climate Central looks at the number of nights each year that major US cities experience below freezing temperatures, and contrasts them with the number of nippy nights we can expect in 2100, if current warming trends continue. Check out the map to see what’s in store for your area. Read the rest of Winter Loses its Cool: Climate Central shows us how winter nights will warm by 2100 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: carbon emissions , climate central , Climate Change , freezing nights , global warming , interactive map , snowfall , temperature trends , warmer winter , winter , winter warming

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Rare Snowfall Blankets Cairo for the First Time in More than 100 Years

December 16, 2013 by  
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Cairo woke up to a white, wintry surprise Friday morning when snowfall blanketed the typically hot and dry capital for the first time in over a century. Excited Egyptians eagerly took to Twitter , posting incredible pictures of the unusual winter wonderland and sparking others to question if climate change was to blame. The rare precipitation coupled with the recent cold snap also brought snowfall to other countries including Turkey, Syria and Israel. Read the rest of Rare Snowfall Blankets Cairo for the First Time in More than 100 Years Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: cairo , cairo snow , first snow in Cairo in 100 years , food aid , global warming , Israel , middle east snow day , snow day , snowfall , storm alexa , syrian refugees , turkey        

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Futuristic ‘Forts of Fanaticism’ Cater to Obsessive Gardeners, Fishermen, Sport Buffs, Car Lovers and Computer Geeks

December 16, 2013 by  
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