This Year’s Weird Winter Extremes writes Philip Newell at Climate Nexus, include a record-breaking dry year for California, record-breaking precipitation in the United Kingdom, record-breaking warmth in Siberia and other parts of Russia, and record-breaking cold and heat in the US caused by abnormal behavior of the jetstream, creating a polar vortex that pumped heat into Alaska as it funneled Arctic cold deep into the midwest and south to Georgia. How exciting!! I can hardly wait for next year!
Join the swelling numbers of voters TELLING Congress they’ll vote for Clean Energy candidates here: http://signon.org/sign/we-are-the-clean-99?source=c.em.cp&r_by=487176 . This is an ongoing campaign (the next Congressional election is this year!) so please, spread the word. It’s our way of telling Congress that a strong clean energy voting bloc is out there. This is how YOU can make a difference.
For more on Climate Change, check out my weekly column at the HuffingtonPost, Climate Change This Week : http://www.huffingtonpost.com/author/index.php?author=mary-ellen-harte
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