Up to 30 inches of snow buries portions of Korean Peninsula, Japan

Dangerous travel conditions are unfolding across the Korean Peninsula and parts of Japan as a strengthening storm brings rain and heavy snow as it races across the region. A storm that moved through northeastern China over the weekend remained in place into early Monday, keeping areas of rain and snow Most areas received a slushy… Read More Up to 30 inches of snow buries portions of Korean Peninsula, Japan

Texas Electric Reliability Council Removes Board Members From Website as Their Residencies Are Questioned

Many, probably most, Texans hadn’t heard of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas until this week. Then a historic winter storm froze up the place and “electric reliability” turned into an unfunny joke for far too many. Their electricity was reliably unavailable. Well, except in certain well-lit urban downtowns. If you live outside of those, as… Read More Texas Electric Reliability Council Removes Board Members From Website as Their Residencies Are Questioned

Texas was “seconds and minutes” away from catastrophic months long blackouts, officials say

Texas’ power grid was “seconds and minutes” away from a catastrophic failure that could have left Texans in the dark for months, officials with the entity that operates the grid said Thursday. As millions of customers throughout the state begin to have power restored after days of massive blackouts, officials with the Electric Reliability Council… Read More Texas was “seconds and minutes” away from catastrophic months long blackouts, officials say

Icy weather chills Texas wind energy as deep freeze grips much of U.S.

Ice storms knocked out nearly half the wind-power generating capacity of Texas on Sunday as a rare deep freeze across the state locked up turbine towers while driving electricity demand to record levels, the state’s grid operator reported. Responding to a request from Governor Greg Abbott, President Joe Biden granted a federal emergency declaration for… Read More Icy weather chills Texas wind energy as deep freeze grips much of U.S.

Big freeze continues: Britain is told to brace for up to four inches of snow and 50 mph gales today

Big freeze continues: Britain is told to brace for up to four inches of snow and 50mph gales today ahead of white weekend as temperatures dip to -10C Gales of up to 50mph are predicted to combine with blizzards of snow today to provide a freezing start to the weekend.  The mercury dropped to minus… Read More Big freeze continues: Britain is told to brace for up to four inches of snow and 50 mph gales today

CHINA’S VEGETABLE PRICES HIT RECORD HIGHS DUE TO HISTORICALLY COLD WINTER: “VEGETABLES HAVE FROZEN TO DEATH”

sia’s energy prices aren’t the only commodity to have reached record highs this winter, the chill of solar minimum has also driven China’s fresh vegetable prices to unprecedented levels. A lingering “dip” in the jet stream has seen Arctic air funnel into southern Asian since early-December, 2020. The resulting cold has hampered the efforts of farmers ACROSS the continent,… Read More CHINA’S VEGETABLE PRICES HIT RECORD HIGHS DUE TO HISTORICALLY COLD WINTER: “VEGETABLES HAVE FROZEN TO DEATH”

Eerie scenes as animals FREEZE SOLID as temperatures drop to MINUS 68F in Kazakhstan

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT Animals have been frozen solid after temperatures dropped to minus 56C in Kazakhstan. Videos show both a hare and a dog frozen to death amid bitter conditions sweeping across the vast Central Asian nation. The hare was trapped while climbing through a fence before dying in the arctic conditions and its body… Read More Eerie scenes as animals FREEZE SOLID as temperatures drop to MINUS 68F in Kazakhstan