News tagged with cold winters

Research improves cold-hardy wheat

(PhysOrg.com) -- With global demand for wheat exceeding 20 billion bushels a year, producers need more high-yielding crops that can survive in the extreme climate of the Canadian Prairies.

Dec 06, 2011 not rated yet 0

Mercury busts charts; 2010 in top 3 hottest years

(AP) -- A scorching summer that killed thousands in Russia and exceptionally mild winters in the Arctic were among extreme weather events that have put 2010 on track to be one of the three hottest years on record, U.N. experts ...

Dec 02, 2010 5 / 5 (6) 2

Are winters in Europe becoming colder?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Despite the trend towards global warming, people in Great Britain and Central Europe will possibly experience cold winters more often in the next few years. This is the findings of a study ...

Apr 20, 2010 4.5 / 5 (15) 15 | with audio podcast