Observed deviations from Earth's past climate include more severe storms, warmer temperatures, melting glaciers, and rising sea levels. These influence species distributions and human health and well-being.
Hurricane Katrina extends across the Gulf of Mexico as it approaches New Orleans on August 28, 2005.
Average global temperatures are anticipated to warm by somewhere between 1.5°C and 6.8°C from 2000 to 2100, depending on human activities . These changes will not be...
Nuclear powerLast Updated on 2013-04-30 at 15:25
Nuclear power is the generation of electricity from controlled reactions within the nucleii of atoms that release energy used to boil water, the steam from which drives a... More »
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In Peru, many women earn their living by washing clothes by hand, which limits the amount of laundry they can do each day.
How does it... More »
Climate change effects on birdsLast Updated on 2013-02-05 at 21:47
Many birds species all over the world are highly sensitive to the effects of climate change. Scientists have found declines of up to 90 percent in some... More »
Colorado River water supply Last Updated on 2012-09-11 at 14:20
This curriculum module will look at the Colorado River water supply, climate issues and water extraction issues. We will study the data, the possible consequences to various... More »