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Spring Creep

What's Worse than Early Spring? Early Spring Followed by a Freeze

Elliott Negin | Posted 11.05.2014 | Green
Elliott Negin

When I recently cautioned that we shouldn't be so giddy about warmer-than-normal temperatures in March, people called me a killjoy, a wet blanket, a nattering nabob of negativism, and worse. I now have more bad news.

Early Spring: A Not-So-Early Warning

Elliott Negin | Posted 11.05.2014 | Green
Elliott Negin

After a long winter who wouldn't welcome an early onset of warmer weather, daffodils and, here in Washington, cherry blossoms? Isn't that a good thing? The short answer is no. Before becoming completely intoxicated by spring fever, let's consider some of the drawbacks.

Heavy Snowfalls Linked To Climate Change

Reuters | Deborah Zabarenko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

March 1, 2011 9:20:23 PM By Deborah Zabarenko, Environment Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - This winter's heavy snowfalls and other extreme ...

Spring Comes 10 Days Earlier In U.S. Due To Climate Change

Reuters | Deborah Zabarenko | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- Spring comes about 10 days earlier in the United States than it did two decades ago, a consequence of climate change that favo...