CT Hike Spotlight: Bear Mountain

Bear Mountain is the tallest “mountain” entirely within the state of Connecticut, located in Mt. Riga State Park. However, the tallest point in Connecticut is actually on the shoulder of Mt. Frissell. It is a fairly popular hike in Connecticut,…

IPCC Report on Climate Change Leaked

Early drafts of the next report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change were leaked online Thursday by climate skeptic website StopGreenSuicide.com. The site published the first section in a four-part report, due to be completed in October 2014. In…

Gruner See, Styria: The Park That Turns Into a Lake in Summer

Grüner See, literally “Green Lake”, is a lake in Styria, Austria, near the town of Tragoss, located at the foot of the snow-capped Hochschwab mountains. During winter, the lake is only 1–2 meter deep and the surrounding area is used…