Tag Archives: Climate change

Procrastination Destination: Earth Day!

Procrastination Destination: Earth Day!

Even superheroes know the environment is worth saving. Take a break, laugh with John Oliver, learn the science of climate change, and enjoy our beautiful world. Read More

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Haiku Illuminate Climate Change Reports From IPCC

Haiku Illuminate Climate Change Reports From IPCC

Dr. Greg Johnson of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, a lead author on the 2200-page IPCC Working Group I report in June, was moved to create beautiful and brief summaries from the report: He wrote 19 haiku and illustrated each one with a watercolor painting. (He also posts on Facebook in haiku.) Read More

Landsat: “My American Landscape” Contest

The United States’ Landsat Earth observing program is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. This program has allowed scientists from all over the world to observe landscape changes on a massive scale through detailed photography of the Earth’s surface. To celebrate this historic anniversary, NASA is offering the chance for six lucky members of the American public to receive a chronicle of Landsat images from the past 40 years. Learn more about Landsat and enter NASA’s contest. Read More

Ten Geeky Ways to Green Up

If, like me, you’re concerned about the state of our world from an environmental standpoint, you might be pondering a New Year’s resolution that has more to do with making a change on a global scale rather that on your bathroom scale. Implement some – or all – of these ideas to make a positive… Read More