Weather & Climate Change

  • Raining Cats & Dogs: When Animals Fall From the Sky

    Lots of things other than rain and snow fall out of the sky, from mineral (meteorites and assorted space junk) to vegetable (autumn leaves), but animals? Now, that's another story!
    By Martha W. Adams January 20, 2014 

  • Ice Cores & Past Climate Changes: Tell of Future Global Warming & Global Cooling Patterns

    Based on studies made about ice cores and past climate changes, global warming and global cooling follow a global climate change pattern. Evidence contained in ice cores denotes that extreme warming and cooling are natural phenomena that take place, until...
    By ciel s cantoria February 13, 2012 

  • Global Warming Quiz: Test Your Knowledge

    Global warming affects us all from rising sea levels to predictions by scientists that windier wetter weather patterns will ensue. So, how well do you understand global warming? Take the quiz and find out. It may even help you to reduce your own carbon...
    By Willie Scott October 17, 2011 

  • Sorting Through the Myths, Rumors, Facts, and Rhetoric Associated with Global Warming

    Phew - if you feel confused about what's really going on with our environment, you're definitely not alone. There's a lot of information out there, and not all of it's true. Whether you're trying to figure out what the debate is, why...
    By Ronda Bowen September 30, 2011 

  • A Comprehensive Guide to Weather Systems

    Let us bring some sunshine into your life as this fascinating guide to weather systems sheds light on how different aspects of the weather are formed, why predictions are a lot more accurate than the technology is given credit for, and the importance...
    By Tarun Goel September 24, 2011 

  • The Monsoon - A Critical Event For Millions

    The monsoon, is widely thought of as the essential seasonal rains India needs for its agriculture that may bring cataclysmic flooding. However, this weather term has a more general meaning. Find out why monsoons form and how they affect certain parts...
    By Dr Mike C August 31, 2011 

  • When It's Hot, It's Hot: Understanding the UV Index

    If you are out in the sun you should be cautious since overexposure can cause damage to the skin. This is why the Environmental Protection Agency(EPA) devised the Ultraviolet Index(UV) which helps you take precautions. Find out what the...
    By Nick Oza August 27, 2011 

  • Yellow-Legged Frogs Affected Not Only by Global Warming But Also by Pollution

    Global warming was found to be the main cause for the massive disappearance of the Sierra yellow-legged frogs and Yosemite toads. Yet, recent studies reveal that the emergence of the deadly “chytridiomycosis” fungus is a result not only of...
    By ciel s cantoria July 31, 2011 

  • The Climate of the Northeast and Weather Changes

    Weather is constantly changing in the northeastern part of the United States. Warmer temperatures are seen every year. Over the past decade, the Northeast's climate and weather patterns are producing signs of problems in the economic, recreational...
    By Vicki Perry July 22, 2011 

  • Learn About the Structure and Function of the Jet Stream

    Like some huge python in the sky, Earth's jet stream—a living river of wind—strongly influences and can even determine weather and flight patterns. Consider some specifics of both the jet stream's structure and function.
    By VinceSummers July 15, 2011 
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