27 Mar '12, 2am

Season Creep & Other Weird News Shaping Environmental Politics This Year

Season Creep & Other Weird News Shaping Environmental Politics This Year

whahoowins /CC BY 2.0 Early cherry blossoms. Fruit orchard owners in Maryland report trees blossoming a month ahead of time. A report in the Baltimore Sun offers this quote which summarizes the reaction of scientists and everyone else: " "It does seem like springs are getting weirder and wilder around the nation," said Jake Weltzin, a biologist with theU.S. Geological Surveyand director of the National Phenology Network, which is tracking the influence of climate on plants, animals and landscapes." Here in Pennsylvania, where I live, we've had two weeks of temperatures ranging from the low 60's to mid 80's (Farenheit). Tonight, with the jet stream bucking from an energized Arctic Oscillation, temperatures will drop below freezing and those fruit tree blossoms and the bees who are running out of honey early will die. It's that Republican Weather thing. It's not just here in...

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