Tuesday, February 26, 2013

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.

National Weather Service meteorologist Krissy Scotten in Amarillo says the snowfall total Monday bested a record set Feb. 16, 1893, when 19 inches fell.
Joel Kotkin: America's Red State Growth Corridors - WSJ.com
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.
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.
Re-engineering Nature to Meet Energy Needs - NYTimes.com
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.
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"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

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