Wind Turbines in Tunisia Photo by Anastasia Palagutina on Unsplash
“Mitigation is the best adaptation.”
Quamrul Chowdhury, Adaptation Expert and Lead Negotiator for the Least Developed Countries
The Hunger Stones resurfaced last month along central European rivers. These river boulders are carved with inscriptions that memorialize years of suffering, famine, and economic distress from past droughts. One prophetic writing from 1616 translates… Continue reading
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
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
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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 thought about the artificial shade. Darkness was everywhere even while the sun rested high in the sky.
Construction raged on even in the early morning hours of… Continue reading | 4 Comments