Archive for the ‘Climate change’ Category

What are some effective ways to lessen climate change?

Posted on: November 24th, 2020 by Terrell Smith Juth No Comments

Using energy more efficiently, switching to fuels that produce less (or no) greenhouse gases, and capturing CO2 and other greenhouse gas emissions before they enter the atmosphere are all steps toward lessening future climate change.

How is climate change affecting heat waves, floods, hurricanes, and other extreme weather?

Posted on: October 1st, 2019 by Chuck Joe No Comments

Lots of factors influence any single extreme weather event. As the climate warms, though, we’re seeing trends in many weather extremes–like more frequent heat waves, heavier rains in some areas, and more severe droughts and hurricanes.

How is Earth’s climate changing?

Posted on: September 6th, 2019 by The Science behind IT No Comments

The atmosphere and ocean are warming. Ice sheets and summer sea ice are shrinking. Sea level is rising. Heat waves are more frequent and intense. Cold snaps and extreme cold are less frequent. And those are just some of the changes.