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If the Polar Vortex Descends on Syria

ZaatriwinterThis article is cross-posted from

By Mehmet Burk

The Northern Hemisphere is in the depths of its winter season. Last week’s polar vortex that plunged much of the US and Canada into subzero headlines made international headlines. Temperatures that cold hadn’t been registered in many places in two decades. (more…)

Polar Vortex: Preparedness Not Finger-Pointing

800px-PolarvortexwinterThere has been a lot of discussion about the recent polar vortex that swept through most of the United States. A fair amount of this discussion has been a somewhat “heated” conversation about what it means for climate change. In fact, this is the same discussion the country has during almost every major weather event. (more…)

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