Monday, January 07, 2013

Biting cold brings spectre of Global Warming closer, farmers worried but wheat crop safe
Average global temperatures have been rising since the late 1800s, with the most rapid warming occurring in the past 40 years, and winters in the northern hemisphere have grown colder and more extreme, according to a study.
10 days after record snowfall in Montreal: City now expects cleared streets by Tuesday
On average, it costs the city of Montreal $17 million to remove 20 centimetres of snow from the streets and sidewalks — one million for plowing; $14 million for loading and two million dollars to dispose of the snow.

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