Winter

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Cold weather over Australia’s south-east to linger as high pressure nudges national records
Melbourne’s pressure reading reaches 1,040.8hPa on Thursday, just below all-time high of 1,041.2hPa

Peter Hannam

04, Jul, 2024 @5:22 AM

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Why so many Australian homes are either too hot or too cold
Chances are the reason you’re cold right now isn’t just because of a polar air mass – it’s because millions of Australian houses are poorly insulated

Josh Nicholas

02, Jul, 2024 @3:00 PM

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Under wraps: how to style a scarf for winter warmth
Whether slung over one shoulder, transformed into an asymmetrical wrap or twisted into a hoodie, scarves give any outfit an instant lift

Lucianne Tonti

01, Jul, 2024 @3:00 PM

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Baby it’s cold inside: here’s how to warm up your chilly old Australian home
Retrofitting for better energy efficiency often doesn’t require dramatic structural change. Simple steps can make a big difference

Samantha Kodila

30, Jun, 2024 @3:00 PM

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If you’re cold and miserable this winter in your freezing Australian home, try this fun game | Deirdre Fidge
Cold or Wet? You think, squishing a sock betwixt red, swollen fingers. Cold or Wet? You wonder as you slide into icy bedsheets

Deirdre Fidge

29, Jun, 2024 @8:00 PM

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On winter solstice the oranges on my tree reach their peak – but I always leave one fruit hanging, past its prime | Andrew Herrick
My back yard companion brings me visual cheer and sweet nourishment, brightening my spirit through another dark season of the soul

Andrew Herrick

20, Jun, 2024 @3:00 PM

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Wintry weather blankets New England and California as thousands lose power
More than 230,000 people across US north-east without electricity as experts predict storm will move into the midwest

Guardian staff and agencies

24, Mar, 2024 @6:43 PM

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Failure to insulate UK homes costing thousands of lives a year, says report
Analysis finds 58 people have died due to cold homes every winter day since 2013 Tory pledge to ‘cut the green crap’

Matthew Taylor Environment correspondent

13, Mar, 2024 @9:12 AM

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Butterflywatch: brimstones in midwinter raise adaptability issues
Can spring species adapt, or will mild extremes disrupt crucial synchronicities between caterpillars and food plants?

Patrick Barkham

29, Feb, 2024 @6:00 AM

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Country diary: The outlook is good for this year’s cherry plum jam | Phil Gates
Willington, County Durham: This non-native early bloomer is already flaunting its spring bling – perhaps Britain should have more of it

Phil Gates

29, Feb, 2024 @5:30 AM

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Is the heating giving me a headache?
Hot, dry air from heating and decreased air circulation can make us feel under the weather. Here’s what to know

Sarah Sloat

09, Feb, 2024 @5:00 PM

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A race against time – and weather – in Canada shipwreck mystery
It’s up to 300 locals in the north Atlantic town of Cape Ray to recover a shipwreck that appeared last month

Leyland Cecco in Toronto

09, Feb, 2024 @10:30 AM

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