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‘Climate change’ mural on campus that doesn’t permit Old Glory

October 25, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Energy & Environment

DURHAM — A worldwide event promoting climate change awareness was carried out locally Saturday by a coalition of young adults who organized the painting of a 40-foot mural in the downtown. The University of New Hampshire Student Environmental Action Coalition (SEAC) and the Durham Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) co-sponsored the painting of the [...]

Snow on October 19th!?

October 19, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Energy & Environment

Picture courtesty of Granite Grok depicting significant snow fall on Sunday, October 19th in central New Hampshire.

Experts predict ‘normal’ winter

October 16, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Energy & Environment

DOVER — It looks like it’s going to be a “normal” winter, according to forecasters. AccuWeather.com’s Chief Meteorologist and Expert Long Range Forecaster Joe Bastardi released a report on Wednesday that outlined his predictions for this winter. If Bastardi’s forecast is accurate, New Hampshire and Maine may escape this year’s most severe snowstorms. “We’re basically [...]

I’m dreaming of a white … Columbus Day?

October 12, 2009 by Patrick  
Filed under Energy & Environment

As Congress continues to battle over what to do about global warming, many Granite Staters will be dusting off their cars on Tuesday morning. That’s right, the first snow fall of Autumn will come not on Thanksgiving, but on Columbus Day. Parts of the state woke up this morning with a “hard freeze,” according to [...]

Body count rises at Spaulding Turnpike excavation

September 23, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Energy & Environment

ROCHESTER — The remains of six children, two adults, 10 wooden coffins, some buttons and a whole lot of history: these are the discoveries made thus far at the Legro family burial ground nestled in a wooded area near Spaulding Turnpike Exit 15. Archaeologist Kathleen Wheeler said her crew may uncover the remains of a [...]

Mountain lions in Belknap County?

September 19, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Energy & Environment

N.H. Fish and Game officials are looking for hard evidence to confirm a report that one of their staff members spotted a mountain lion in Barnstead, which could go down as only the fifth such sighting of the predator in the past 60 years in the Granite State. Cynthia Seligowski of Brentwood said she has [...]

Deer season begins today for bowhunters, ahead of firearms

September 15, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Energy & Environment

Would you rather be in the woods when it’s sleeting or when it’s 60 degrees; when the wildlife is spooked or when it’s relatively calm; when you get kicked out after three weeks or when you can stay for three months? To more than a quarter of New Hampshire hunters, the answer is obvious – [...]

‘Eco House’ combines living with learning

September 6, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Energy & Environment

PLYMOUTH — Sustainability is not just a buzzword at Plymouth State University. In the fall of 2008, faculty and students began working on a project, still ongoing, to rehabilitate a large home built circa-1900 to enhance its energy efficiency and environmental friendliness. The building, which is located on campus, has been dubbed the Eco House. [...]

Weekend weather looking good

September 4, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Energy & Environment

We will bask in the glories of another sunny day today, once the morning fog clears, with temperatures in the low 80s. The weekend looks mighty fine, too, the National Weather Service says. READ MORE …

Study links humans to Arctic warming

September 4, 2009 by Staff Reporter  
Filed under Energy & Environment

Human-generated greenhouse gas emissions have helped reverse a 2,000-year trend of cooling in the Arctic, prompting warmer average temperatures in the past decade that now rank higher than at any time since 1 B.C., according to a new study published yesterday in the online version of the journal Science. READ MORE …

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