Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Democratic senators pass torch to EPA on climate change - Oversight -
After years of trying—and failing—to get climate-change legislation through Congress, top Senate Democrats are publicly ready to hand over the power to President Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency.
“Feels Like -85 °F” | Real Science
Last week, McKitten was whining about how warm it was on Mt. Washington
Bitterly Cold Weather Descends on the Capital | CTV Ottawa News
Bitterly cold weather has descended on the Capital, making it one of the coldest days in a decade.

Ottawa awoke to a temperature of -29, with the wind-chill, making it feel like -39.

The Canadian Automobile Association reports 500 calls to boost dead batteries by 6am. Stranded motorists are forced to wait up to 3 hours for service.
Canada in deep freeze as cold snap lingers - Yahoo! News Canada
The teeth-chattering cold snap that has caught many Canadians off guard following a mild start to the winter, and is seizing vehicle engines, rupturing water mains and setting cold-weather records in many parts of the country, is expected to last at least until the weekend.

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