Amarillo sets Feb. snowfall mark with 19.1 inches
AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - The blizzard that hammered the nation's midsection broke a 120-year-old record in Amarillo for 1-day snowfall in February with 19.1 inches.Joel Kotkin: America's Red State Growth Corridors - WSJ.com
National Weather Service meteorologist Krissy Scotten in Amarillo says the snowfall total Monday bested a record set Feb. 16, 1893, when 19 inches fell.
Low-tax, energy-rich regions in the heartland charge ahead as economies on both coasts sing the blues.Gerard and McGarvey: Now Is the Time for the Keystone XL Pipeline : Roll Call Opinion
A poll released Feb. 13 by Harris Interactive shows that 69 percent of registered voters support building the pipeline.Re-engineering Nature to Meet Energy Needs - NYTimes.com
The application for approval has been under review by the U.S. government for more than four years, far longer than any other cross-border pipeline project and more than twice as long as it would take to build the pipeline.
One particularly ambitious idea presented on Monday was to re-engineer plants so that their leaves reflect rather than absorb more light... increasing the amount of light that bounces back into space would help to limit global warming.Twitter / davelevitan
"We probably have sitting in this room the geniuses who will address and solve the global energy problem." Oh, we're all good then. #eis13