Working to become more eco-friendly can be an overwhelming task. There are so many different things people want to change about the type of products they purchase and how they live that it can seem impossible to make even one effective change. However, if you take baby steps toward becoming more eco-friendly, there are easy ways you can begin to make a … [Read more...] about How Can the Average Person Live More Eco-Friendly
There's a lot of talk about climate change these days, but for those who haven't been following the issue closely, it can be hard to know what to believe. We're bombarded with conflicting reports from different sources and often have trouble figuring out which is the most reliable. In this post, we'll try to clarify some of that confusion by examining four common … [Read more...] about How Many Times Has the Earth’s Temperature Risen?
The COP26 climate summit, set to take place in Glasgow, Scotland this November, is sure to be a pivotal moment in the global fight against climate change. Here’s a closer look at what to expect from the summit and how it will help improve the environment. The goal of COP26 is to create an international agreement that will help limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius … [Read more...] about More About How COP26 Climate Summit Will Help The Environment
This question is asked by many people, including students who are just learning about climate. It's a good question. There are many factors that contribute to changing Earth's temperature over time. However, there is an even more important question... Is it possible for us to control the temperature of the planet? The answer to this question is no. Our planet has warmed … [Read more...] about What Causes the Earth to Warm and Cool?
Today, climate change is a hot topic. But it’s not new—the idea of global warming has been circulating for centuries. In 1824, Jean Baptiste Fourier found evidence that Earth’s atmosphere was trapping heat from the sun and hypothesized that this could cause “a kind of greenhouse effect” over time. In 1896 Svante Arrhenius predicted the rise in atmospheric carbon dioxide … [Read more...] about When Did Humans Start Worrying About Climate Change?