Tag Archives: GLOBAL WARMING

Warming Waters Are Releasing Giant Plumes of Methane Off the U.S. West Coast

Scientists have detected a disproportionate number of methane bubble plumes off the Washington and Oregon coast. The warming Pacific ocean may be triggering the release of this powerful greenhouse gas, which has remained frozen beneath the seafloor for thousands of years.

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Top Climate Scientist Predicts Catastrophic Rise In Sea Levels

One of the nation’s most recognizable names in climate science, Dr. James Hansen, released a new paper this week warning that even 2 degrees Celsius of global warming may be “highly dangerous” for humanity.

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CLIMATE CHANGE IS A PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUE

In Pakistan, nearly 700 people, many of them elderly, have succumbed to heat stroke in the midst of an awful heat wave. If climate change continues to progress along its current path, events like this might become more common in the future, exacerbated by severe weather and higher temperatures across the world.

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