The Five Cs of Arizona: Climate

This article is part of the five Cs of Arizona, which are climate, citrus, cattle, copper, and cotton. Feb 17th was the earliest Arizona hit 90 degrees in recorded history. The weather can change swiftly and unforgivingly. This weekend and into the coming week there is an excessive heat advisory that could potentially ground airlines, […]

Read More The Five Cs of Arizona: Climate


There is a word for a particularly terrible winter in Mongolia: Zud (зуд). This word roughly translates to any of the following: disaster, blight, severe weather, or heavy snowfall. Needless to say, it’s not something many rejoice about upon hearing of its imminent arrival. Cue winter 2012-2013. This winter will be particularly gleaming, as many […]

Read More Zud