Friday, December 21, 2012

BBC News - Dozens die in Ukraine's cold snap
In western areas, vehicles were trapped in a three-day traffic jam stretching at one point about 20km (12 miles).
Last winter, more than 100 people died from the cold in Ukraine.
With climate change, winter isn't what it used to be | Snow Sports | The Seattle Times
Scientists analyzing the effects of climate change say they are surprised to see how much winter has already changed and the cascade of effects that unleashes, from outbreaks of pests and diseases to fewer days of skiing.

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