ramosj on October 5th, 2009

When scientists determine whether another planet is able to sustain life, one of the things they look for is water in its three forms, liquid, solid, and vapor.  Water is in fact a natural resource and is one of the primary components that maintain life on Earth. In fact, water covers about 70% of Earth’s […]

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nguyenl on October 5th, 2009

Connection between global warming and droughts is very intuitive. Yes, heat leads to droughts. Yet, linkage between global warming and storms or floods is not so obvious. It is understandable that when the earth is hotter, glaciers melting will cause sea level to rise. Nevertheless, that sounds like a very gradual and adaptable progress. Why […]

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With climate change comes more intense floods and droughts in designated areas as well as uncertainties regarding the frequency, severity, and location of future hurricanes. But to say that these uncertainties (or contradictions) shouldn’t provoke precautionary measures or major adaptations is like dismissing the devastating impacts of Hurricane Katrina altogether. The fact of the matter […]

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ramosj on September 28th, 2009

imply put, the primary factor of human impact on global climate change is the recent increase of fossil fuel burning, which use has been relatively increasing since the industrial revolution.

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dunningg on September 23rd, 2009

The consequences of climate change have ceased to be subtle. In the past decade alone, we have witnessed dramatic weather-related events that scientists tie back to the rising concentration of CO2 in our atmosphere: In 2003, an unprecedented heat wave swept through Europe, killing over 35,000 people with the highest temperatures in centuries. An “epic” […]

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