Heat Waves


It’s impossible to pin a single weather event on global warming, since weather fluctuates naturally. Trends, however, are a different story. Climate models predict a trend of more wild weather. Global warming loads the dice to roll “heat waves” or “intense rainstorms” more often than milder “warm days” or “gentle rains.” . . . → Read More: Heat Waves

Air Pollution


Smog forms when sunlight, heat and relatively stagnant air meet up with nitrogen oxides and various volatile organic compounds. Exposure to smog can do serious damage to our lungs and respiratory systems. Inflammation and irritation can cause shortness of breath, throat irritation, chest pains and coughing and lead to asthma attacks, hospital admissions and emergency room visits . . . → Read More: Air Pollution

The Arctic is warming up

arctica north pole view form space

The Arctic is critical to the globe’s climate and influence temperatures everywhere. It sounds counter-intuitive, but the Arctic plays a primary role in distributing heat around the world through what is known as the “heat pump.” . . . → Read More: The Arctic is warming up