Roses are red, violets are blue. Those Valentine’s Day presents could make you say boo hoo. You may think that finding that perfect Valentine is difficult in and of itself. What happens if you find a date and you have nothing to give them?
A mini-report from the environmental group, Climate Nexus, points out that climate change is poised to sour Valentine’s Day, or at least change it significantly, by threatening chocolate production.
According to the group, global warming could end up melting your chocolaty treats. A rise in temperatures could cause a decline in some cocoa production. Plus, farmers in Indonesia, the Philippines and Thailand say climate conditions are also harming sugar cane.
As for roses, there is still a chance. According to the Historic Roses Group, the rose species have endured many climate changes and have adapted to a range of extreme conditions. If you were planning on buying flowers, you should still be in luck.
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A cold and blustery weekend is ahead across the United Kingdom as some areas can expect to get wintry showers.
Following record warmth with light winds from this past week, temperatures are forecast to throttle back, but Santa Ana winds are likely to kick up on a couple of occasions during the last week of November.
Christmas tree-related fires are rare, but according to the National Fire Protection Association, they are much more likely to be deadly than most other fires.
A storm brought hazardous weather on Thursday, but improvement is expected for search and rescue efforts from Friday into this weekend.
Strong winds led to injuries in Manhattan this week after scaffolding went flying, while a tornado damaged hundreds of homes in Indonesia.
After a brief reprieve from the storm onslaught, a batch of rain, wind and snow will sweep through the Pacific Northwest and California late this weekend.
While several crucial matchups are scheduled for this weekend, including the game between the New Orleans Saints and Los Angeles Rams in Los Angeles, the weather should not interfere with many of the games.
A change in the weather pattern will result in downpours returning to Sri Lanka and parts of southern India as early as Saturday and continuing for much of next week.