An article by Peter Hess a few days ago on inverse.com shows the alarming rate of sea level rise revealed by 25 Years of Satellite Data. Scientists using satellites and carefully correcting for such atmospheric anomalies as the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo, various calibration errors, and the fact that the sea floor is sinking, have determined that
A very important — and disturbing — piece was posted a few days ago on Vox.com by David Roberts entitled “Reckoning with climate change will demand ugly tradeoffs from environmentalists — and everyone else.” The article says that climate change is an existential threat, which means that we all need to become not just environmentalists
Changing climates on Earth is something everyone is currently experiencing whether they like it or not. This type of change refers to change in climate or temperature change in a specific region. This could be a change in Earth’s usual temperature. Earth’s climate has always been constantly changing. More specifically, here in New York City
When most people think about glaciers, they do not think about Africa. However, there are glaciers in Africa too. And these glaciers are all located in sub-Sahara Africa, up top three of Africa’s biggest and highest mountains: Mount Kilimanjaro, Mount Kenya, and the Rwenzori Mountains. Although these glaciers have been there since ancient times, the
There are many different solutions that we as a society can do to help prevent climate change. When I think about ways to prevent climate change I think about the switch to renewable energy instead of relying on fossil fuels. The burning of fossil fuels and greenhouse gases play a huge role in climate change.