Senate and House Republicans hope to advance no carbon tax pledge
Two Republican bicameral lawmakers – including Senator David Vitter, the likely incoming senior Republican on the Environment and Public Works Committee – have indicated that they will introduce and advance a concurrent resolution that would express the sense of Congress that a carbon tax is not in the best interest of the United States.Snow and low temperatures in UK may stay for a month, say forecasters | UK news | guardian.co.uk
Local authorities urge people to look out for vulnerable neighbours as up to 17cm of snow falls overnightSnow forces 3,400 to spend night at Tokyo airport - The Times of India
TOKYO: Tokyo's Narita International Airport operator says 3,400 travelers spent the night in the terminal after snow caused airlines to cancel 71 flights.Twitter / MichaelEMann: Photo w/ Richard Whiteford ...
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Prolonged cold snaps over the past 1,000 years in Eastern Europe coincided with plague outbreaks, civil unrest and declines in human settlement, according to a new study that also finds the region is warmer now than it has been for the past millennium.