What science tells us about climate change
By: Ian Loft
The science of climate change is at best undecided and confused irrespective of politics driving the current genda to reduce carbon emissions. In terms of geological cycles meteorological data recorded over the last few centuries equates to almost nothing when compared with an estimated of...
What is the difference between weather and climate?
By: D. Victor
Often, outlining the difference between related concepts is as easy as establishing the relationship between them. The difference between weather and climate is easily understood by establishing the relationship between them. Weather refers to atmospheric conditions over a short period, while climate describes atmospheric conditions...
What science tells us about climate change
By: L.B. Woodgate
Physicist Richard Feynman defined science as “what we do to keep from lying to ourselves”. It is the method humans use to explain environmentally natural and human cultural conditions as opposed to mythologies and cultural views that are not always grounded in measurable terms...
What is the difference between a lake effect snow storm and a regular winter storm?
By: Gladiator007
There are some distinct differences between lake effect snow storms and regular winter storms. Firstly, it is very important to know why these two types of storms occur, and then it will be easier to comprehend the differences between them. When two air masses with...
By: Lenna Gonya
Fake snow has been around for some time, used for sporting events where nature hasn’t been cooperative, in the movies, and even for decorating at home. It has also been created out of various materials, but basically the snow that comes from the big...
By: Tina Brewster
A low pressure area is created when there is light, warm, moist air. This air rises and as it does it expands and cools. Warm air is capable of holding a lot of moisture in the form of invisible water vapor but cool is not...
By: Rio Waye
Determining the distance of a thunderstorm is relatively easy to do if you know some simple information (and of course math), this is just a basic guess of how far the storm is, as there are many factors that could change this, for example temperature...
Indicators of deteriorating weather
By: L.B. Woodgate
Before there was TV and Radio that broadcast weather warnings via the tools meteorologists use today, there were natural signs and conditions most people used to speculate on impending weather. Many of us can readily recognize some signs of impending weather simply by stepping outside...
The reason why snow is white
By: Ryan Subong
Do you still remember the phrase “as white as snow” during your fifth grade lesson on simile? Well, give the credit to your language teacher for that. But have you ever asked your science teacher why the snow is white? Why are there no...
The reason why snow is white
By: D. Victor
Since pure water is clear, and snow is frozen water, it might seem as though snow should be clear – not white. However, snow appears white – although on very rare occasions, it assumes other hues or appears blue when heavily compacted (the blue ice...

 

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