With the drought affecting over 60% of the US this year, lots of people are paying attention to water scarcity issues. In a warming world, there will be higher levels of evaporation. That means some places will encounter more arid conditions that will lead to drought.
Since water is a greenhouse gas, more water in the atmosphere means more warming. This is called a… Continue reading
As spring is ushered in, a heat wave across the United States sends temperatures hovering 40˚F above normal in some places. In the Southwest, a snow and ice storm. And powerful tornadoes ripped through the Midwest.
According to Climatecentral.org,“On March 15 alone, 593 record daily high temperatures were
Every young student can tell you what are the biggest theme-park attractions in Orlando. But probably very few can tell you about Big Tree Park, home Florida’s oldest and most distinguished resident, the Senator bald cypress tree. Located in Longwood, FL , the Senator majestically looms high as if… Continue reading | 2 Comments
Image via Wikipedia
In a recent interview, post- the COP15 Conference, the nation’s top climate scientist and director of the NASA Goddard Institute for
As an alternative to being part of the herd at the mall this Black Friday, some celebrated Buy Nothing Day.
As I explored in my previous post, our insatiable demand for natural resources now exceeds our planet’s ability to meet it. September 25th symbolically marked Earth Overshoot Day, the day humanity began living beyond its ecological budget… Continue reading
As I descended from I-95 into the concrete forest that now covers the city of Miami, I pondered the artificial shade. Darkness permeated while the sun rested high in the sky.
Construction raged on even in the early morning hours of Saturday. As the construction workers… Continue reading | 5 Comments