Daily Archives: January 14, 2010

Extreme Cold leads to Power Rationing in China

Extreme Cold leads to Power Rationing in China     Asia has been experiencing a cold snap just like the U.S. and Europe. Cities across eastern and central China are rationing power for industry and have been urging residents to limit gas use. The icy cold weather has sent energy demands to new peaks with […]

(Some) Trains Don’t Like Snow

I raised an eyebrow when I heard last week that, due to the unusual cold and snow across Europe, the "Chunnel trains" had been stopped in the tunnels four times. Further research revealed the train engines ingested the snow, the snow melted and the water stalled the trains…on the tracks deep inside the 31-mile Channel […]