Global warming doesn't mean that everyday will be warmer. Actually, what is going on right now, with no doubt, is climate change. That's when the snow, rain etc don't come at the times that world economies have designed to accommodate.
Hey, it's winter, snow happens, and a cold snap doesn't prove anything one way or another. At least, don't shy away from telling people it's winter. You just might need to remind them when winter comes next year.
We will be treated to a dance in the sky that will not repeat for hundreds of years on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010. This will be a lunar eclipse at the same time as the winter solstice, the shortest day of the year in the northern hemisphere.
In the second half of the 20th century, well over 40 percent of U.S. prosperity was the result of scientific and technological advances, and science and technology continue to be the key to the jobs that so many Americans need.
When I hear news reports that forecast snowfall, I grimace. Not because I don't love making a good old-fashioned snowman as much as the next guy. It's the absurdity from conservatives that follows, which makes me cringe.