In what promises to be a bumper year for the observation of asteroids and dwarf planets, asteroid 2004 BL86 is due for a near miss of Earth on 26 January.
In the National Weather Service’s January 2012 weather forecast for the USA, issued half a month ahead, NWS is anticipating higher-than-average temperatures in the East of the Country, and lower temperatures in the West. The forecast for precipitation is below-average in the South, with above-average or near-normal further North. The three month outlook for January, […]
After extending the conference by 36 hours, the delegates at the UN climate summit in Durban finally reached an agreement, which will not be viewed favourably by all countries affected. Despite the rhetoric of Ms. Maite Nkoana-Mashabane, the president for the summit, the meeting exposed some problems on the horizon. Durban Climate Conference: Agreements Reached […]
In 2011 there have been 12 weather-related disasters in the USA, with damage over 1 billion dollars each. By Dec 7, 2011, the total damage from these disasters exceeded $52 billion with additional costs from smaller disturbances. These disasters include blizzards, tornadoes, drought, flooding and wildfires. The Year of Weather Disasters in Brief The list of major […]