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Farmers' Almanac: It's Gonna Be Another Cold One

Venerable publication got it right last year

(Newser) - If "firewood, sweaters, and hot cocoa " are your thing, the Farmers' Almanac has good news for you: Based on its secret predicting formula involving the likes of sunspots and lunar cycles, the publication says the winter to come will be as bitterly cold as the last, with especially... More »

Farmers' Almanac: It's Gonna Be a Cold One

Massive storm to hit Super Bowl, Weatherbee predicts

(Newser) - A bitterly cold winter is just around the corner, if you believe the Farmers' Almanac . The 197-year-old publication's forecaster, "Caleb Weatherbee," predicts that around two-thirds of the US will have a colder-than-usual winter, with heavy snowfall in much of the country, and stormy weather for the outdoor... More »

Snowbound Trump: Strip Al Gore of Nobel

Ugly winter proves stupidity of prize to climate advocate

(Newser) - Donald Trump added some hot air of his own to add to the “what global warming?” debate occasioned by the brutal winter—and Al Gore, Mr. Green himself, was the target. With the coldest winter ever recorded, with snow setting record levels up and down the coast, the Nobel... More »

Prepare to Bundle Up: Farmers' Almanac

(Newser) - Get the most out of your shorts and flip-flops now, because the area between the Appalachians and the Rockies is in for a brutal winter, the Farmers' Almanac warns. "The middle part of the country's really going to be cold—very, very cold, very, very frigid, with a lot... More »

250 Kids Die in Harsh Peru Winter

(Newser) - Almost 250 children in Peru under the age of 5 have died during one of the coldest winters in years, reports the BBC. Scientists blame climate change for the early arrival of severe temperatures, which began as early as March. Kids exposed to the cold have contracted hypothermia and respiratory... More »

Political Rift Weakens Ahmadinejad

Ayatollah overrules Iranian president on gas for villagers

(Newser) - Iran's firebrand president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad suffered a serious political humiliation  yesterday when the nation's supreme leader sided with his opponents to force him to supply a billion dollars worth of natural gas to remote villages suffering power cuts. Iran's poorest communities are enduring one of the harshest winters in years,... More »

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