When a hurricane is approaching, most people are only worried about getting prepared for the storm itself. Not many people think about how hurricanes can positively impact the environment. Some of the positive effects include more rainfall, seed dispersal, and habitat modification. The heavy rainfall of a hurricane can be hazardous, but can also help
Unfortunately, climate change has not been much of a concern to the public. There are some people that believe it is only affecting animals, or only areas in the Arctic. Or that it is too far away to affect them. However, as climate change continues to get worse, so does public health. The consequences of
The subject I have chosen to talk about this week is an article I found about how greenhouse gases (GHG) have declined between the years of 2014 to 2015. Federal officials say that GHGs declined 2.2 percent. The EPA says the decline is due to lower carbon dioxide emissions from the burning of fossil fuels.
The article that I choose to discuss is an article about a report from NOAA The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association. In the article it says that in the coming decades the coastlines of the United States will be reduced due to sea level rise. They came up with six scenarios of sea level rise that