Thursday, November 08, 2012

CapitalClimate: November Snowfall Records Broken in New York Area; Earliest 4"+ at Central Park
According to unofficial National Weather Service records, this is the earliest 4" snowfall at Central Park since records began there in 1869. The previous record was the 4.4" over 2 weeks later on the 23rd in 1989.
Edmonton auto body shops 'chaotic' after massive snowfall
Edmonton police say roads are faring better following the city’s near-record snowfall, despite frigid overnight temperatures that left surfaces slick and icy.
Fuel Fix » U.S. oil production sets new record
U.S. oil production rose to the highest in almost 18 years as a shale drilling boom cut reliance on foreign fuel and nudged the country closer to energy independence.
The U.S. met 83% of its energy needs in first six months of 2012, on track to be the highest annual level since 1991, according to department data compiled by Bloomberg. Production advanced 31 percent this year in North Dakota, 19 percent in Texas and 11 percent in Oklahoma, department records show. Crude imports have declined 11 percent this year.
New paper suggests that CO2 ‘…could prove to be our salvation from the next ice age’ | Watts Up With That?
From the University of Gothenburg , another head exploder for Joe Romm and company.

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