The Glen Canyon Dam is required to release 2.7 trillion gallons per year to Lake Mead, but Lake Powell is also suffering from the drought and is at only 35% capacity.
Lobbyists are trying to downplay livestock’s harmful climate impact, which adds large amounts of methane to the atmosphere.
Amongst endless policy targets and vague funding allocations, a national youth climate corps would demonstrate that work is actually getting done.
To stay or to leave in search of safer ground makes me wonder how we determine risk in a world that’s so rapidly changing.
Water is a molecule made of three atoms: two hydrogens and one oxygen, arranged in a roughly mickey mouse ears-type pattern, the larger oxygen (O) Atom being the head, and the two smaller hydrogen (H) Atoms being the ears.
In a greenhouse world, humans’ size could shrink. And there is a hint of hazard to thinking capacity as well.
There are four phases of matter, and we’re concerned with the first three: Solids, liquids, gases; And plasma.
Campaign groups urging the United Nations to adopt a global fracking ban say they have won the backing of Ireland.
Until recently, it was thought that we had to make a choice between sustainability and growing crops in these habitats.
In 1982 two paleontologists–scientists of ancient life–created a list of five major extinction events of global extent, to which I’ve added a sixth, #1 on the list.
What does adaptation look like in your country?
Humans have begun to alter Earth’s water cycle, and not in a good way: expect later monsoon rains and thirstier farmlands.
An extinction event is a rapid (In geological terms), widespread loss of species, or biodiversity around the planet.
“We can’t afford a world so divided in its response to the climate crisis when the evidence is so compelling for action.”
How do you safely store spent nuclear waste? No-one knows. It’ll be a costly headache for our descendants.
Wastewater exposes plants and wildlife to hundreds of chemical compounds. Researchers are learning about potential side effects and solutions.