‘Blame The Weather’ As UK Heads For Unprecedented Triple-Dip-Recession
How many ‘dips’ before a recession cycle becomes a depression structure? That is likely the question on Carney’s mind as he enters his role as top man at the BoE shortly. As The Guardian reports, an unprecedented third slump in four years looms for the UK as shoppers stay at home and vital transport links grind to a halt amid paralyzing weather. As snow [...]
Unprecedented third slump in four years looms as shoppers stay at home and vital transport links grind to a halt
Snow blanketing much of the UK could push the economy into an unprecedented triple-dip recession, economists have warned.
With the icy blast of cold weather showing no immediate signs of letting up, and some places not expected to see green grass again until next month, the economic forecast is equally gloomy. A series of economic releases [...]
BEIJING (AP) — China is experiencing unusual chills this winter with its national average temperature hitting the lowest in 28 years, and snow and ice have closed highways, canceled flights, stranded tourists and knocked out power in several provinces.
China Meteorological Administration on Friday said the national average was -3.8 degrees Celsius (25 degrees Fahrenheit) since late November, the coldest in nearly three decades.
Only yesterday, NASA released an image of the ‘White Marble’ – an image from space showing our snow-and-ice-capped planet from above the North Pole.
Today, a new NASA release of pictures shows an alarming decrease in the amount of ice-locked water on the Arctic’s floating ice cap – revealing that the oldest and thickest Arctic sea ice is disappearing at an extremely fast rate.
As the pictures below dramatically make clear, the [...]
By The Weather Network
Freezing Rain Warning
Issued at 8:42 AM EDT Monday 12 March 2012
An extended period of freezing rain today and tonight.
A low pressure system that will track over the Prairies today has an associated warm front that is forecast to move through Far Northern Ontario. An extended period of freezing rain associated with this front is likely to begin near Sachigo Lake this morning and reach areas to the [...]
Roadways, including portions of major interstate highways in the northern mid-Atlantic and southern New England, will be snowcovered and slippery for a time with this storm. (Photo by photos.com)
Folks planning on hitting the roads or the airways Saturday morning should expect slippery roads and delays as a storm spreads the heaviest snow along the I-80 and I-84 corridors.
The storm responsible for locally heavy snow today in the Midwest will bring enough snow [...]
SEATTLE (AP) – About 270,000 electric customers around Seattle, Tacoma and Olympia are without power because of a winter storm that coated much ofWashington state in ice and swelled Oregon rivers, killing three people.
Most are customers of Puget Sound Energy, which says it could take into the weekend or later to get the power back on for everyone.
The National Weather Service says warming temperatures Friday should melt snow and ice in Western Washington lowlands as the forecast [...]
By Alex Sosnowski, Expert Senior Meteorologist
The snow into Thursday could end up being one of Seattle’s biggest snowstorms on record.
The storm and its heavy snowfall have the potential to close passes in the Cascades, clog streets at sea level with tons of snow and slush and force flight delays and cancellations.
Near the coast, the snow will be heavy, wet and difficult to shovel. The combination of heavy, wet snow with gusty [...]
NEW YORK (AP) — During the first two months of the nationwide Occupy protests, the movement that is demanding more out of the wealthiest Americans cost local taxpayers at least $13 million inpolice overtime and other municipal services, according to a survey by The Associated Press.
The heaviest financial burden has fallen upon law enforcement agencies tasked with monitoring marches and evicting protestersfrom outdoor camps. And the steepest costs by far piled up [...]
A month after a prominent human rights group accused major American brands of purchasing clothing from a factory in Jordan that systematically abuses workers, the companies have yet to declare any public action.
In June, the Institute for Global Labour and Human Rights released a report alleging that workers producing clothing for Walmart, Target, Macy’s, Kohl’s and Hanes at a factory in Jordan have been routinely beaten, [...]
They Now Acknowledge The Certain Fall With Fear(& Hopelessness)
I REALLY NEED NOT SAY ANTHY BUT GIVE YOU A QUOTE THEN LET YOU READ WHAT IS NOW COMING OUT OF THE MOUTH OF THE WHITE MAN HIMSELF.
“The Bible prophesies of the plagues that would come upon America — and these plagues are falling on America now, and yet she will not repent. For America continues to kill [...]
Climate change is not only making the planet warmer, it is also making snowstorms stronger and more frequent, US scientists said on Tuesday.
“Heavy snowstorms are not inconsistent with a warming planet,” said scientist Jeff Masters, as part of a conference call with reporters and colleagues convened by the Union of Concern Scientists.
“In fact, as the Earth gets warmer and more moisture gets absorbed into the atmosphere, we are steadily [...]