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Groundhog Predicts The End of Global Warming

It's official, there is six more weeks of winter to be had, according to the official groundhog of Groundhog Day, Punxsutawney Phil. He came out of his house to see his shadow.

You can visit the official Groundhog Day website and read his full prediction.

"As I look around me, a bright sky I see, and a shadow beside me. Six more weeks of winter it will be!"

Last year the groundhog predicted an early end to winter. Does that mean that we've returned to normalcy, therefore global warming is no longer an issue? Probably not.

Punxsutawney Pennsylvania is located near Pittsburgh in the southwest corner of Pennsylvania. Ironically, this is one of the areas that will be first affected by global warming. Generally Pennsylvania has mild winters with a handful of significant snows each year. Every two or three years we will have a blizzard where we receive in excess of a foot of snow.

The last time we received a significant snowfall was when my children were less than a year old. The Twins are five now. Even that snowfall was only about 10 inches, not officially a blizzard.

The groundhog gave us another year, but it's time that we do something. I challenge you to make a difference in your life between now and next Groundhog Day to reduce your carbon emissions. Perhaps we can actually generate another blizzard, and balance the world again.

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