Stop, Look, Pay Attention, Have a Plan Hurricanes are synonymous with flooding, and the National Weather Service tracks them from when they form to their final dissipation, so why are we constantly surprised by the flooding? Ida blew in off the Gulf of Mexico as a Category 4 storm, and news warnings accompanied it for Read More…
Vaccine Blues: As crazy as it sounds, some of the vaccinated don’t want to mingle with the unvaccinated, and countries are responding.
Iceland made the news in early 2021 with 20,000 earthquakes in 10 days. A whopping 3,100 of them occurred in one forty-eight-hour period.
You could be forgiven for thinking the Oregon coastal mountains are part of the original North American Continent. However, they are not. Instead, they form what geologists describe as an exotic terrane.
Antarctica wasn’t always a frozen wasteland. So when and why did Antarctica become the planet’s deep freezer?
Droughts and megadroughts will create water shortages in many areas, while at the same time, rising sea levels will push too much water into coastal cities.
The rise and fall of civilizations The corners of Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah come together in the dry reaches of the American Southwest. This area, known as the Four Corners region, is rich with harsh but beautiful desert landscapes and encompasses many scenic national monuments and national parks. Long before today, the area Read More…
The middle Pliocene is our closest analog to present-day greenhouse gas levels. It provides a probable peek into our future — several more degrees of global temperature rise and many meters of sea-level rise.
Earth sweltered in greenhouse heat for 226 million years, from the late Permian to the early Oligocene. Then the switch flipped and an icehouse world arrived.
The words best describing our current situation with verifying COVID immunizations are confusion and chaos.