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Thawing Permafrost Could Release Over 100 Billion Tonnes of Carbon

Thawing Permafrost Could Release Over 100 Billion Tonnes of Carbon

A team of researchers have now found that over 100 billion tonnes of locked in permafrost could be released into the atmosphere as temperatures start to rise over the course of the century. The release of carbon from the permafrost ...

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US Economic Growth Slows Coming Into 2nd Quarter But Still On Upturn

US Economic Growth Slows In March Due To Bad Weather

A decline is job growth has some concerned about an economic slowdown in the US economy during March. Despite adding 120,000 new jobs to the market, the growth is less than what was expected by many analysts. The good news ...

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Why Is Snow White? — ‘The Why’

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Welcome to the newest edition of The Why.  “Why is snow white?” you ask?  Good question. (Besides, there’s a special reason for today’s question as you will soon read.) Your California-based columnist actually witnessed children briefly playing in the sprinklers ...

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600 DFW Airport Flights Cancelled Amid Winter Weather Advisory

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Hundreds of flights were cancelled at Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW Airport) Friday, leaving thousands of air travelers stranded during a North Texas winter storm that is expected to ease later this weekend. The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory ...

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School Bus, Tractor-Trailer Involved In 40-Car Pileup in Maine

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A 40-vehicle pileup that included a school bus and a tractor-trailer, on Interstate 95 in Maine injured at least 11 and forced state police to shut down the snowy highway, officials said. More than 40 vehicles collided between Newport and ...

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Major Snow Storm Hits New England Third Time in 2 Weeks

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A major snow storm hit New England for the third time in two weeks, pouring 2 feet of snow on the city of Boston. Quincy and Rockland, south of Boston, have received nearly 30 inches of snow, according to the ...

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Why Does It Seem Quieter After A Snowfall? — ‘The Why’

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Welcome to the newest edition of The Why.  “Why does it seem quieter after a snowfall?” you ask?  Good question. (Besides, it beats answering the question: “Why do people need to tell anyone not to eat the yellow snow?” Maybe ...

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Las Vegas: 70 Percent Odds Of Snow On New Year’s Eve

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The odds are in Las Vegas’ favor for a white Christmas on New Year’s Eve. White flurries are expected to fall on the Strip’s desert-dwelling casinos Wednesday night, just in time for the ball to drop at midnight. Those huddling ...

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2 NY Boys Accidentally Buried By Snow Plow Operator Rescued

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Two young boys who had gone out to build a snow fort were accidentally trapped for several hours in a snow bank in Newburgh, New York, after a snow plow operator clearing a parking lot pushed snow over them, not ...

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Wintery Blast Hits Buffalo NY Area With 6 Feet Of Snow

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Upstate New York got blasted with Wintery storms all day on Tuesday. The Buffalo area was particularly hit, measuring as much as 6 feet of snow in one day. The New York Army National Guard has been activated to help ...

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