Even if you’re aware that glaciers are melting and sea levels are climbing, these facts can be difficult to connect with on an emotional level. A sound artist at the University of Virginia is hoping to change that by turning scientific data into music, and, well, the result is pretty damn cool.
NEW ORLEANS—There were more than 20,000 scientists in New Orleans for the American Geophysical Union’s (AGU) annual meeting earlier this week, thousands of whom gave talks. Despite stiff competition, I feel confident saying Alexia Bravo gave one of the best.
President Trump and his cabinet aren’t really into solving climate change, or science for that matter. But that didn’t stop four representatives from federal agencies that oversee climate and Earth science from giving a major presentation at the American Geophysical Union fall meeting, the largest annual meeting of…
Greenland has melted all the way to bedrock before, and it could happen again—especially if we keep pouring carbon into the air like there’s no tomorrow. Now, scientists have released a detailed map showing what the vast ice island would look like if it shed all of its ice.
In 10 days since igniting, the Thomas Fire in Southern California has burned through over 242,000 acres, cost more than $55 million, and destroyed nearly 1,000 structures. At only 30 percent contained, it recently became the state’s fourth-largest wildfire on record. Some think it could become the largest ever by the…
For most of us mortals, it’s enough to worry about the carbon emissions of our vehicles and devices. But when you’re a superhero trying to save humanity, shouldn’t you also be concerned about the climate-warming emissions of your Batmobile, x-ray vision, or spidey sense?
Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha’apai wasn’t supposed to last. The cloud of volcanic ash that became island-shaped in early 2015, about a month after an underwater volcano erupted in the South Pacific Kingdom of Tonga, was expected to be washed away by the ocean in three to four months.