Actually Teaching Climate Change Part 1.

Share List According to a recent poll done by NPR, teachers do not teach climate change. Their main reason? It’s not in my curriculum. And for those who do have it in their curriculum, it’s not until middle or high school Earth Science, which only 2 out of 50 states require to get a high … [Read more…]

When Our Children Must Resort To Suing the U.S. Government Over Climate Change Policy

Share List You know something’s wrong in the neighborhood when it’s come down to this. A lawsuit placed in 2015 against the Obama Administration still hasn’t made much ground, and it’s latest roadblock is the U.S. Supreme Court. The lawsuit lodged by 21 children argues that the U.S. government has known how dangerous fossil fuels … [Read more…]

The Shrinking Extent Of Arctic Sea Ice

Share List If you haven’t been paying attention to the extent of Arctic Sea ice over the last decade, then it’s time to start. Satellite measurements began in earnest in 1979, and 2018’s Arctic Sea ice extent in October was about 2.34 million square miles. That might sound like a lot of ice, but it … [Read more…]

What Is A Climate Change Positive Feedback Loop?

Share List A lot of climate-change deniers will use that same old tired argument: “Listen, the climate has been changing ever since there was a climate to change. It’s bogus to think that humans have something to do with this.” Unfortunately, we either know of or have a pretty good idea of the forces at … [Read more…]

Teaching Climate Change To Children

Share List Explaining climate change can be difficult especially when you are attempting to teach climate change to children. Firstly, painting a gloomy picture about the future of the world can damage a child’s psyche. They can become blasé and not want to do anything because what’s the point. Secondly, the science behind climate change … [Read more…]

What Is Alternative Energy?

Share List Energy is required to power homes, cars and manufacturing plants among others. The demand for energy is expected to grow as the global population numbers soar into the future. The world is looking to turn away from it’s over reliance on traditional fuels that have been relied upon for centuries to power various … [Read more…]

Is The Movie “2012” Based On Truth?

Share List “2012” was a breakout movie hit. It told the story of a massive disaster that changed the entire world including New York. Most of the population of the world was wiped out in the movie and the only people who survived were those that escaped on a large ship. The disaster was caused … [Read more…]

How Climate Change is Affecting Colorado

Share List Could the End of Skiing in Colorado be Near? According to an article from the Colorodoan, Colorado has been experiencing warmer weather than usual this year, adversely affecting their ski season. Contrary to the belief of public figures in our country and a large portion of the United States of America, climate change is … [Read more…]

Trump & Climate Change

Share List There are many advantages to being one of the biggest kids on the playground. Generally speaking, size can impose unchallenged authority and intimidation tactics to get what it wants, even if its reasons are…well, completely unreasonable. Sometimes, however, the little kids may actually be right. So goes the story of the United States … [Read more…]