Climate Change

HAPPY NEW YEAR AND PLEASANT PERIHELION

We’ve celebrated Winter Solstice.  The religious holidays have been commemorated.  Tonight we get to  tear 2010 off the calendar and start fresh!  But we still won’t be quite done celebrating.  There is one more celestial event to honor. Perihelion. I just learned about this from an article a few days […]

THE WEATHER OF THE FUTURE

I have just read The Weather of the Future:   Heat Waves, Extreme Storms, and Other Scenes from a Climate-Changed Planet by Heidi Cullen, and I want everyone to read it. I’ve been following climate change closely and writing about its local impact for a while now. (see my posts: 6 […]

LET IT SNOW!

We raced to finish our greenhouse project before the ground froze and the snow fell. By last week the ground was frozen, and Wednesday the snow not only fell, it dumped. Wednesday the city of Madison was stopped in it’s tracks.  With about 17 inches of snow and gusting wind, […]