Weather & Climate Change

  • Pyrenean Glaciers May Disappear by 2050 due to Global Warming

    The Pyrenees glaciers are in danger of disappearing in less than 50 years. A spanish study has come to an alarming conclusion that with current temperature increase, the Pyrenees glaciers may not survive beyond half a decade. Learn how drastically climate...
    By Airaj Fatimah June 27, 2011 

  • How Does Global Warming Affect Wind Currents?

    It's all about wind- literally. Wind directly influences climate, which makes wind a central issue in the debate over climate change
    By Sean Fears June 27, 2011 

  • How Weather Balloons are Used to Study Weather

    What are weather balloon? Are they just like any other balloon? How are balloons used to study weather? Today most of the weather stations use these weather balloons to get the meteorological information. This article explains about the weather...
    By Chief Engineer Mohit Sanguri June 27, 2011 

  • Global Warming Effects and the Northeast USA

    Global warming could have a particularly drastic effect on the Northeast region of the U.S. as it disrupts ocean circulation, resulting in rising ocean levels. Temperature increases could alter the New England landscape beyond recognizability.
    By Georgia Alton June 27, 2011 

  • America's Exodus: The 1930s and the Dust Bowl

    The Dust Bowl is a catch-all term used to cover a specific region and time period in American history. It has been used to describe the years from 1930 to 1940 or the mid-south region of the Great Plains centered around the panhandle regions of Oklahoma...
    By KennethSleight June 22, 2011 

  • Does Global Warming Fuel Seismic Activity?

    Since the end of the 20th Century, there has been an alarming rise in seismic activity. Earthquakes destroy cities. Volcanic eruptions spew forth lava. Tsunamis drag people and possessions out to sea. What role—if any—does global warming play...
    By VinceSummers June 22, 2011 

  • Are Tsunamis a Product of Global Warming?

    For decades, climatologists have raised global concern regarding widespread effects of global warming. One question worthy of consideration is: Are tsunamis a product of global warming? This is because the oceans release methane gas that, if warmed...
    By VinceSummers June 20, 2011 

  • Hail, the Other Severe Thunderstorm Hazard

    Hail is often ignored when severe weather is discussed. Thunderstorms often produce deadly lightning and tornadoes, but they also can form large hailstones that are just as destructive. The specifics of hail formation are just starting to be understood...
    By KennethSleight June 18, 2011 

  • Corries Glaciation – Impacts of Glacial Retreat due to Global Warming

    Corrie glaciation shapes the land into characteristic corries, arêtes, horns and tarns that fully reveal themselves as glaciers retreat. Glaciers are now retreating worldwide as a result of global warming, and glacier analysis is important for understanding...
    By Cora Wilder June 16, 2011 

  • Normal Weather Patterns of the Northwest

    The normal weather patterns of the Northwest region of the United States might be a little too familiar to people who call the Great Northwest home. The rainy season in Seattle is one particular example. Let’s explore these unique patterns and their...
    By Daniel P. McGoldrick June 2, 2011 
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