China Power Demand Hits Record As Polar Vortex Split Pours Arctic Air Into Region

The Beijing meteorological station recorded one of the coldest temperatures in decades this past week, sending power demand through the roof. Lei Lei, the chief forecaster for Beijing meteorological station, told China Daily that the first cold wave in 2021 features a "dramatic temperature drop," "significant wind-chill effect," and "prolonged period of low...

US COVID Cases Top 20MM As California Deaths Hit New Record

Summary:US cases top 20MMCalifornia sees new death recordRussia new cases topped 27KPortugal reports nearly 7K new cases* * * Several US states have been plagued by reporting delays over the holiday, but with California expanding lockdowns around the state, and more cases of B.1.1.7, the mutant strain first discovered in the...