By: Michael Totten
At first glance, global warming seems as though it should benefit crop growth. Where all other factors remain the same, both increased heat and increased carbon dioxide are linked to increased plant growth. However, the full picture is much more complex. Positive factors Within normal...
Reasons why some have called global warming a hoax
By: Brian Lobb
The beauty of science is that it evolves over time as new insights are made into its various fields. Think about climate change, for example: In less than 50 years, we have heard theories ranging from “inevitable ice age” to “man-made global warming&rdquo...
By: Muneer Moosa Dhamani
Many of us have noticed the gradual rise in temperature on the earth throughout the year. This ‘heating' of the earth is chiefly due to global warming. As the name suggests, global warming is referred to as ‘the warming of the globe’. During...
By: Christy Birmingham
The Rocky Mountains, one of the main mountain systems within Western North America, has a climate which is becoming warmer and drier across its massive surface. Commonly referred to as the Rockies, the mountains extend from the southwestern United States, through New Mexico, to Northern...
By: Michael Totten
Over the last few decades, the public question of climate change has shifted from being a scientific question to being a political question. Because the existing temperature data is very strong, an increasing number of people currently believe that the climate is becoming warmer. In...
A look at the 2012 tornadoes in Poland
By: Sun Meilan
Tornadoes in Europe as a whole are generally a rare occurrence; even more so in Poland. The data on European tornadoes is sparse because they so rarely occur, but according to one piece of research completed by Nikolai Dotzek, tornadoes are most likely to occur...
London fog: Scientific fact or myth
By: Jennifer Boyd
Fog will occur when the air closer to the ground becomes trapped by warmer air above it then the temperatures drop and the moisture in the air condenses causing fog. Now that is a scientific fact, unfortunately London’s fog issues arose not from cool...
By: Patrick Sills
Rainbows are a pretty spectacular sight. Since almost everyone will agree with that statement, have you ever wondered what causes a rainbow to appear in the first place? The explanation is really quite simple.sca First, the weather conditions must be right. A rainbow can...
By: J. Lang Wood
The image of London, England is of a city often wrapped in a dense fog of moisture that permeates everyone and everything, but you may wonder if this is an accurate picture of this European center of business and tourism. Many scientific factors contribute to...
By: Cameron Scott
The United Kingdom's not happy with the position of the jet stream. Storm after storm after storm's been flowing along the jet stream, pounding the UK with unrelenting rain. London could really use a break from all the rain before the 2012 Olympic Games become...

 

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