This is the first local story (see below) to describe what our present warm winter means besides not having to shovel snow and other things New York State residents don’t like about winter. In truth, this warm winter may be the new normal.
Get a full picture of what Climate Change can mean for our region by checking out these two recent Climate Change documents, not from environmentalists, but from your governmental authorities who are charged with protecting the public and our way of life:
- NFWP Climate Adaptation Strategy
- Report 11-18 Response to Climate Change in New York State (ClimAID)
Businesses, nature try to weather the warm winter | Democrat and Chronicle | democratandchronicle.com From bugs to buds, and lots of flora, fauna and financial enterprises in between, this season's unusually warm weather could have a big impact. For example, bait shops that depend on ice fishing to make ends meet in the winter months have taken a huge hit. (February 5, 2012) Democrat and Chronicle | Rochester news, community, entertainment, yellow pages and classifieds. Serving Rochester, New York | democratandchronicle.com