Environment America http://wamc.org en Report Cites Twelve Top Solar States http://wamc.org/post/report-cites-twelve-top-solar-states <p></p><p></p><p>A new report released this morning ranks the top 12 solar producing states.&nbsp; Vermont and Massachusetts are among the leaders and New York is swiftly climbing the ranks. Tue, 23 Jul 2013 21:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 69853 at http://wamc.org Report Cites Twelve Top Solar States Report Says Heavy Rains Up 85 Percent in New England http://wamc.org/post/report-says-heavy-rains-85-percent-new-england <p>A new report by an environmental group is pointing to what it says is a clear sign of climate change: The frequency of storms in the region with extremely high rain or snowfall is up 85 percent since 1948.<br /><br />Environment America says New England leads the country in the increasing frequency and intensity of severe storms, with the weather events more than doubling in frequency in New Hampshire.<br /><br />In Vermont, the group says the amount of precipitation being dropped by the biggest annual rain and snowstorms is up an average of 30 percent.<br /> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 21:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 44418 at http://wamc.org