What is typical winter weather for Australia?
By: Kathy Szaters
Australia is a large country, displaying a lot of climate variation. Typical weather during Australia's winter months June, July and August will vary depending upon which part of the country you are in. As a general rule of thumb, the north of Australia is...
By: Celia Craske
After Hurricane Katrina and the tsunami that struck S. E. Asia a few years ago, most of us are only too well aware of the havoc that nature can cause. Fortunately, there is usually no permanent change to the land. Buildings may be destroyed, trees...
By: Joseph Gitto
Society has a huge effect on the science now known as Global Warming! I am being told by scientists, all that I need to know, about this latest peril. We can only assume that the more pollution that goes into the atmosphere, the harder...
By: Zach Bigalke
Environmentalism flawed...(originally posted 10 October 2006) I am not apt to give proclamations. I usually rant uselessly and accomplish little more than entertainment. It has always been that way in life for me; it seems to be how I am coded, hard-wired, programmed...insert...
By: Pamela Sosnowski
The Al Gore documentary "An Inconvenient Truth" won an Emmy and makes a convincing argument that global warming not only exists, but is a gargantuan problem that will only get worse if we don't take action. But for those viewers left pondering, "What can I...
By: Lynette Alice
In my old Air Force unit we had a saying when it came to the weather, "Your guess is as good as mine." The weather is not only constantly changing but so are the cycles which drive it. It is understood that meteorologists and...
By: Duane Card
Where does the energy come from to propel a massive hurricane or tornado? Here are some thoughts about this: If I were to generate a hurricane, how much horsepower would be needed to create a storm of circulating air in excess of one-hundred miles/hour in...
By: Ccrlygrl123
Remember when your pool was for cooling down and not for taking a bath? Anyone living in NY during the summer of 2006 took a communal bath with neighbors on the 100 degree nights that we blew the electricity. One day, our children, grandchildren...
By: Mitsy Simpkins
As I sit in the frozen wasteland that is Denver, Colorado, I must admit that the current weather phenomena has me a bit shaken (and stirred). Here we sit, waiting for the fifth winter storm in as many weeks. Now, I make no claims to...
By: Allie Wilkinson
So, we've been hearing the past year or so about the thinning ozone layer, raising temperatures and melting ice at the North Pole. Sometimes, I like to think, 'So what? It's not going to affect me; by the time the ozone layers completely destroyed and...

 

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