In Case You Haven't Noticed, It's Hot | Mother Jones
Julia Whitty had a scary post earlier this week about the new climate normal. Basically, we should all get used to the fact that the horrendous heat wave across the Midwest, South, and Mid-Atlantic region is going to be business as usual from here on out.February 2010: Climate Bill Snowed Under? | Mother Jones
The blizzard on the East Coast has dumped several feet of silliness on D.C., as Republicans rush to exploit the record snowfall as evidence that global warming doesn't exist.
So perhaps it's time for a refresher. "Weather" and "climate" are not the same thing. Weather is what happened yesterday or may happen tomorrow; climate patterns occur over decades.