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America’s power grid at the limit: the road to electrical blackouts

CHICAGO, April 23, 2014 — Americans take electricity for granted. Electricity powers our lights, our computers, our offices, and our industries. But misguided environmental policies are eroding the reliability of our power system. This past winter, bitterly cold weather placed massive stress on the US electrical system―and the system almost broke. On January 7 in the midst ...

Polar Vortex reasoning for Arctic outbreaks is hyperbole

WAKE FOREST, N.C., January 26, 2014  – The proponents of global warming and climate change are desperate. They are scrambling to explain why the United States is in the grip of one of its coldest winters in decades. Expeditionary ships trapped in the most extensive Antarctic ice pack on record don’t help global warming alarmists, either. ...

Escape the winter blahs at Nemacolin Woodland Resort, Pennsylvania

LAUREL HIGHLANDS, Pa., January 20, 2014 — Blast off the winter blues at Nemacolin Woodland Resort.  From snow fun and skiing to soaking in hot tubs, its a great weekend getaway. Entrance to Nemacolin Woodlands Resort (photo/J.Kubin) Click to enlarge Nemacolin Woodlands Resorts has grown to be a premier golf and activities destination for families. ...

Winter 2014’s bitter cold hits Chicago hard

On Sunday and into Monday, Chicago was mostly shut down. More than 1,000 flights were cancelled at O’Hare Airport. Chicago public schools and most suburban schools were closed.