What Are The Benefits Of Solar Energy?

Share List A lot of people still haven’t jumped on the renewable energy bandwagon, and that might be okay. Although the technology is definitely coming around, it still has a long way to go–even if it represents a shocking rate of growth and provides a superior number of jobs than coal or oil do. Futurist … [Read more…]

What Is Abrupt Climate Change?

Share List When a scientist states that climate change has been abrupt, they are not necessarily talking about something that occurs over a couple months or years. They have been monitoring the climate for over a century, and based upon that data, they can see that this change is happening now at an accelerated rate. … [Read more…]

Is Space Travel Bad For Our Environment?

Share List When we launch spacecraft into orbit, we are using rockets which head up toward outer space. As the rocket goes through the troposphere and stratosphere, it will eventually have a stage on the rocket that will affect the ozone layer. Many studies have shown that holes in the ozone layer are caused by … [Read more…]

Who Originally Discovered Global Warming?

Share List The concept of global warming is not actually new. It has been around for centuries. Many people have traced original thoughts about this, going back to the ancient Greeks. They had originally wondered if cutting down trees would actually lead to more rainfall in the same general area. This thought process was perpetuated … [Read more…]

What is Dendroclimatology?

Share List Studying the climatic conditions of the past, difficult as it may be is quite important in helping us understand the extent to which climate has changed, and this is where dendroclimatology comes into play. Dendroclimatology is the study of past climate by studying tree – more specifically, tree rings. Tree rings, as botanist … [Read more…]