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Teach-in shows the importance of climate action

Teach-in shows the importance of climate action

Lower water levels as a result of warmer weather and less rain. (Taylor Carito/Connector) Andre Ragel Connector Staff Hundreds of students, faculty and environmental advocates gathered on Oct. 19 for the UMass Lowell Climate Change Initiative’s 2017 Teach-In Building Communities for Climate Action held at Cumnock Hall. The Climate Change Teach-In is an annual event

Spring weather outlook

Eleazar Saintius Connector Staff Spring started off cold and on a stormy note.  The end of March and the first two or three days of April were beautiful. The weather channel observed a high temperature of seventy-two on April 2. Afterwards, a brief winter pattern took hold.  Late season snow and cold took the stage.

Lowell unlikely to repeat last winter

Eleazar Saintius Connector Contributor Remember last winter? When it seemed like it would never end? Snowstorm after snowstorm buried Massachusetts. Frank Colby is an atmospheric science professor and a lead expert in weather. He explained why we saw an extraordinary winter. “It depends a lot on the position of the jet stream,” said Colby. The