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How El Niño will impact global food prices

Mar 12, 2014
It probably won't have a huge impact on your grocery bills.
Posted In: el nino, la nina, weather, storm, grocery, Food, Agriculture
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The costs behind winter blues

Feb 28, 2014
Snow, rain, wind, and ice are across the U.S. this year in one of the more dreadful winters on record. With unexpected weather comes unexpected costs.
Posted In: weather, storms, polar vortex
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Bad news, bad weather

Feb 21, 2014
Can bad weather be blamed for bad news?
Posted In: weather, seasonal impacts, Unemployment, benefits, Jobs
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Winter economic slowdown? Not for Campbell's soup

Feb 17, 2014
Winter weather is mostly a drag on the economy, but a few businesses love it
Posted In: weather, winter
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The economics of a bad winter

Feb 17, 2014
A business opportunity for firms that make de-icer with everything from the remnants of rum to beet juice.
Posted In: weather, winter
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What seasonally adjusted data does and doesn't mean

Feb 13, 2014
Retail numbers out today don’t look great, sales fell by 0.4 percent in January— when you take into account “seasonal adjustment”.
Posted In: Unemployment, seasonally adjusted data, weather
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Two new applications for big data

Sep 2, 2013
Leveraging massive amounts of computing power to predict weather and explore the galaxy.
Posted In: big data, supercomputer, weather, space
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IBM uses big data to get smarter on energy

Aug 15, 2013
How the company translates tidal waves of real time data to make renewable energy plants more efficient by predicting the weather.
Posted In: IBM, renewable energy, big data, weather
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Power grid is tested by heat wave: Will it pass?

Jul 18, 2013
A heat wave covering the Midwest and Northeast is expected to peak today -- and with it, demand for electricity to power air conditioning. People may be asked to conserve, but power grids expect they'll meet demand.
Posted In: energy, electricity, power grid, weather
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Tobacco crop threatened by excessive rain in Kentucky, Georgia

Jul 15, 2013
Tobacco is a drought resistant plant. But this year, the weather has been anything but dry in major tobacco growing states like Kentucky, North Carolina and Georgia.
Posted In: Agriculture, farming, weather, kentucky, Georgia

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