Years ago, I had the unique experience of standing with my right foot in Europe and my left foot in North America in one of the few places on Earth where such a feat is possible.
Shifting weather patterns will force changes in how we all live our lives. Life for individuals and society at large will be altered by the Anthropocene world we all helped to create.
The Greenland ice sheet is caught in an Anthropocene heat trap, allowing it to melt from both above and below at unprecedented rates. Some researchers believe we are at the point of no return.
Historically, natural cycles drove the occurrence of megadroughts in the American West. But human influences are also at work.
Given that states with strict abortion stances, like Texas, recognize the personhood of a fetus, we seem to have a dilemma of quantum proportions. The situation reeks of Schrödinger’s cat.
The Purcell Lobe was notable because it blocked off the Clark Fork River, creating a massive ice dam over 2000 feet tall. The dam caused water to back up in western Montana, forming Lake Missoula
The problem of over pumping and land subsidence is global, driven by various combinations of ignorance and greed.
I personally think we will see an increasing frequency of major flooding In Yellowstone Park
La Niña conditions, which started two years ago, are set to continue according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). La Niña conditions in the tropical Pacific Ocean are near record intensity for this time of year.
A warming Barents Sea is everyone’s problem because what happens in the Arctic doesn’t stay in the Arctic.