Canadian journalist Donna Laframboise has been watching the climate world since 2009. What she sees isn't pretty.
My understanding is that this tradition stretches back to the 1400s. One begins on Christmas Day, counts back four Sundays, and the Friday prior is the market’s opening day.
I had a great deal of fun taking several hundred photographs. A few appear below (click to enlarge). Here’s hoping your holiday season is a joyous one.