England’s worst winter weather in at least 248 years

A dike-protected home in Somerset, England, surrounded by flood waters.

As most of you know already, England's dramatic sequence of winter storms since December has resulted in its worst winter on record.  England's records go back 248 years.  (Al Jazeera is reporting 300 years).  Who knows if such a series of storms has ever occurred since the climate stabilized after the last glaciation ended some … Continue reading England’s worst winter weather in at least 248 years

Sandbag Central

Guest post from het, provider of the weekly feature "Another week of GW News" Sandbag Central (source: Boston.com) When I see scenes like the 'sandbag central' Fargo stadium --- thousands of people shovelling sand, making and piling sandbags, fighting together for their city --- my heart swells. It is the community of shared adversity. CBC-TV … Continue reading Sandbag Central