Pull Up a Chair

By: Saturday July 7, 2012 5:00 am

Maybe some or all of you have used some or all of these methods to keep your cool as inexpensively as possible, or maybe some of these haven’t occurred to you and you might find them helpful. Please share what has or has not worked for you in regulating your temperature, both indoors and out, and perhaps all of us can then survive this brutal summer both unroasted and financially intact!


7th Day of 100+F Heat In Denver, CO; June 2012 Hottest On Record For CO

By: Tuesday July 3, 2012 6:45 am

Climate change, massive fires, droughts, record temperatures. It’s official: June 2012 was the hottest June on record in Denver, CO (dating back to 1872) with an average temperature of 75F, 7.6F above normal! Yesterday’s high of 101F added to the total number of days of 100F+ temperatures: to date, there are now 7. Last week, there were 5 days in a row of 100F+ heat, matching the all-time record for Denver.

Keeping Cool at the Occupy National Gathering #NATGAT

By: Thursday June 21, 2012 2:25 pm

The Occupy National Gathering is almost here — just in time for a brutal heat wave.

From June 30th to July 4th, Occupy activists from around the country will meet at Philadelphia’s Independence Mall for a week of activism and movement building, culminating in a 99 mile march from Philadelphia to Wall Street!

#NatGat organizers anticipate thousands to attend, camp out, and engage in sleepful protests on city sidewalks.

We’re Having a Heat Wave, So Electricity Prices are Soaring

By: Wednesday July 7, 2010 6:00 am

I’ve seen a number of stories on the horrific heat wave that’s baking the Eastern seaboard, and they usually mention that electric utilities are struggling to keep up with rising electricity demand as everyone turns on their air conditioners. But the stories are a little confused about what’s happening.

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