The reason they make sounds at all is basically because glaciers contain bubbles, which make sounds. We mentioned that a glacier is a big body of ice, and the number of bubbles in one is just enormous—there are billions of bubbles inside. In contrast, when you have an iceberg, that’s
I was reached out to by a young Indigenous leader who wanted to meet with me. We did so, and we had a deep and substantive talk for several hours. The one thing that has stayed with me about that conversation was when we discussed what could be coming down
Earth Day 2018 marked the 20 year anniversary of climatologist Michael Mann’s “hockey stick” chart, which detailed the pattern of unprecedented warming in the later part of the 20th century and attributed it to the impact of fossil-fuel-driven development on earth’s atmosphere. The paper concluded that the 20th century, particularly
By 2050, projections suggest that 2/3 of the world’s population will be residing in cities, a statistic that affirms the need to convert urban landscapes to sustainable, healthy, and environmentally prosperous environments. “Is future urbanization going to be a good thing or a bad thing?” asks filmmaker Oscar Boyson. “If
A CUNY report suggests that some 500,000 people could leave Puerto Rico following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria. One month after the hurricane, 80% of the island remains without power, approximately 1/4 of its residents lack access to clean drinking water, and access to medical care is severely curtailed.
Young people from around the world are invited to share stories about their climate actions in 3-minute video presentations in the third annual Global Youth Video Competition on Climate Change. The two themes this year, Climate friendly and resilient cities and Oceans and climate change, are highly important because by
Emerging young Marin climate activists are incorporating Traditional Environmental Knowledge to produce an ancient soil amendment which sequesters carbon while increasing crop yields in their school and community gardens. Students at the Marin City Conscious Kitchen Community Garden at Martin Luther King Academy and the Sausalito New Village School are