A new poll indicates that two out of three Europeans see climate change as a more serious problem than the global economic crisis. Sixty-eight percent of those polled saw climate change as a very serious problem (up from 64 percent in 2009), while 80 percent saw it as either ‘very serious’ or ‘fairly serious’.
NASA-funded researchers have created the first complete map of the speed and direction of ice flow in Antarctica. The map, which shows glaciers flowing thousands of miles from the continent’s deep interior to its coast, will be critical for tracking future sea-level increases from climate change. The team created the map using integrated radar observations from a consortium of international satellites.
Such sheets of fire, such bursts of horrid thunder,
Such groans of roaring wind and rain, I never
Remember to have heard; man’s nature cannot carry
The affliction nor the fear … from Shakespeare’s Tragedy of King Lear
Record snowfall, killer tornadoes, devastating floods: There’s no doubt about it. Since Dec. 2010, the weather in the USA has been positively wild. But why?
More than 134 countries across the world, are switching off their lights for an hour today to support action to create a sustainable future for the planet.