A year of heavy rains has devastated New Zealand’s potatoes, destroying one-third of the crop in some areas, The Guardian. reports. I blame the sunspot cycle.
If you’ve been lead to believe that the touted “green technologies” will save both the planet and your wallet, you will want to read this.
On the morning of Oct. 16, central Tokyo recorded a low of 12.4 degrees, about 2 degrees below average for this time of year.
Raises fears the Canary Island’s volcano is about to erupt.
An “ocean chimney” the size of Tasmania is pumping huge amounts of heat into the atmosphere. Headlines call the hole “mysterious,” but it doesn’t seem all that mysterious to me. I think the heat is coming from underwater volcanic activity.
“Seas are rising at just seven inches per century, the same as 100 years ago.” – Paul Driessen
What would use more energy for the work of pulling a wagon for 1000 miles across the same landscape: an old mule or a modern electric vehicle?
Trees collapse under the weight of the snow – Up to 35 cm (more than a foot) of snow in places.
11 Oct 2017 – The Beijing Post didn’t expect snow in the capital this early in the season. But snow it did in some mountainous and suburban areas of Beijing on Tuesday.
36,000 penguins, and only two chicks survived