Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Cold conditions intensify in Uttar Pradesh; death toll at 180 [newKerala.com News # 135092]

Lucknow, Dec 27 : The night temperature in almost all divisions of Uttar Pradesh plummeted further intensifying the cold weather conditions in the state.
Ten more deaths due to cold reported during the past 24 hours taking the number to 180.

Nuneaton MP joins fight to save lives this winter - North Warwickshire News - News - Coventry Telegraph

Last year nearly 22,000 people aged over 65 in England and Wales died unnecessarily during the cold weather and 3,300 of them came from the West Midlands.

Global warming goes under the bus « Don Surber

The truth shall set you free. The change in rhetoric does not represent President Obama wising up to the charade, but rather a realization that everyone else has.

Heat- and Cold-Induced Deaths in Copenhagen, Denmark

...the number of warming-induced deaths avoided in winter significantly over compensates for the number of deaths caused by an equivalent warming in summer.

12 Trends That Will Drive the Global Agenda in 2012 | UN Dispatch

Close to three million Afghans are facing starvation as a harsh winter descends upon the country... Winters can last up to six months and supply routes become impassable much of that time due to the mountainous terrain and snowfall of up to 13 feet.

Australian Dairy Farmers Hit Hard By Carbon Tax

Dairy farmers will be hardest hit when the Australian government's carbon pricing scheme begins in July 2012. In the first year the tax could cost dairy farmers $4,200 per farm.

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