climate change

Black and white graph showing the change in global temperatures against the average from 1951 to 1980.

When Will We Reach the 1.5°C Mark with Climate Change?

Mark Altaweel

The Earth is 1°C warmer than pre-industrial times, and it's unclear when we'll reach the 1.5°C climate threshold.

A diagram showing the formation of internal waves underneath the surface of the water.

The Role of Internal Waves in Climate Change

Mark Altaweel

Scientists from the UK and US have identified underwater internal waves as crucial in understanding and addressing climate change.

Southern California neighborhood scarred by wildfire. Photo: Jon Keeley, USGS Western Ecological Research Center. Public domain.

Study: More U.S. Homes Burn in Grassland and Shrubland Fires than Forest Wildfires

Caitlin Dempsey

A new study in Science reports that in the United States, grassland and shrubland fires tend to be more extensive and burn more houses than forest fires.

A flooded street with buildings in the background.

Rising Sea Levels and Human Migration

Mark Altaweel

Researchers predict that by 2100 between 17 to 72 million people will migrate as a result of coastal land loss due to sea level rise.

A satellite image of a section of the ocean showing swirling colors of blues and greens.

Climate Change is Affecting the Color of the Ocean

Caitlin Dempsey

Researchers are using satellite data to analyzing the levels of phytoplankton in the oceans which are being affected by climate change.

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