April Foolery: Climate change pushes Groundhog Day to January

Read the full story from the Union of Concerned Scientists. Happy April Fools Day.

The town of Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania has announced that it is pushing Groundhog Day forward eight days to January 25, in recognition of the impact climate change has had in western Pennsylvania. The change is based on analysis from the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), whose scientists have determined that spring has come an average of eight days earlier to the region since 1997.

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