Friday, 5 February 2016

5th February - Today's News: Record Snowfall in Scotland (20 Years Ago)

20 years ago, SW Scotland experienced the day when the snow did not stop - no chance of seeing anything like that down here this winter, with it starting to look like it could end up entirely snow-free ....

And it's not just mild here, a spring-like day sets new February temperature record for Toronto - 0.6c higher the the previous February record and more new all time February records broken for Ontario heat











DNA evidence uncovers major upheaval in Europe near end of last Ice Age - around 14,500 years ago much of the hunter-gatherer population was replaced by people from elsewhere ....  

And rainforest regrowth boosts carbon capture, study shows - but that's no excuse for burning it down in the first place!