Monday, December 21, 2009

More global warming

Apparently it isn't just D.C. which is suffering from the acute effects of global warming. A Dutch friend of mine texted me yesterday to say they had so much snow in Amsterdam that a scheduled flight of his to Morocco might be canceled. Here's a picture from De Volkskrant:

According to this story, meanwhile, northern France "has seen its worst winter weather in years." There's even snow in the south of France:

And let's not forget the snowstorm which struck during the Copenhagen climate change summit:

But at least some good has come of all this snow -- the federal government is shut down today.

Update: Related from The New York Times -- Records Fall as Snow Blankets East Coast.

Update: And see this article from the Associated Press on Europe's cold snap.

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