Global warming and its effect on society
By: Andy Abi Haydar
The environment that we know today is changing, and it is changing fast. How exactly? Well more carbon dioxide is now present in our atmosphere, which causes an increased temperature in it; that, my friends, along with other reasons, is called 'global warming'. Earth was...
How weather affects our moods
By: Irrira Rikki
Mother Nature taught me when it comes to the weather, she too has has her moods, just as we do. Being a real salt-water and sunshine child from the South Pacific Islands, it has never left my bones. When healing is found in just the...
Why does air temperature decrease with increasing altitude?
By: Irrira Rikki
REACTIONS OF ELEMENTS It is colder the further out we go when we head upward from our planet, in the direction of 'further away', or 'up higher' and therefore closer to our Outer Space. Our lower layer called the 'Troposphere', closet to us in...
Hot spots: Warmest places on the planet
By: Gillian Taber
The hottest places on the planet make us think of deserts. Vast spaces, full of sand and baking heat that drives everyone into hiding, and are potentially dangerous to most forms of life. Although deserts are amongst the hottest places, they aren't alone in being...
By: Gillian Taber
Defining a drought is difficult. A drought occurs when there is significantly less rainfall than would normally be expected. For different countries, and for different regions within a country, normal rainfall varies greatly. What might be considered a drought by one country would be considered...
What are weather balloons and how do they work?
By: Gillian Taber
A weather balloon is just one of the tools used by meteorologists to measure what is happening with the world's weather. Most people probably think of those limp sheets shown after the Roswell UFO incident when they hear the term, and weather balloons have been...
Proposals to stop global warming
By: Karel Petrak
Can we have a significant influence on global warming? Throughout human history there have been many dogmas and misconceptions to believe, and some are perhaps believed even today. Dogmas such as The Earth is flat, or misconceptions that the world will end in the year...
How to respond to a hurricane watch
By: Angela Shiflett
When a Hurricane Watch has been issued for your area, it is absolutely essential to know exactly how you should respond to this alert. Hurricane Season is in effect from the 1st day of June each year to the 30th day of November. This type...
How weather affects our moods
By: Cody Hodge
How does the weather affect our moods? I think we all know that the weather affects how we act, feel, and just get through the day. We are made by nature to derive our patterns, and behaviors based on what the weather is, and how...
Ways to prepare for any natural disaster
By: Sam Smart
Natural disasters happen every year. Tornadoes, floods, hurricanes, and earthquakes are all considered a natural disaster, and they can be devastating. Hurricanes and earthquakes can tear up buildings, resulting in expensive damages; floods may wreck havoc for rivers and nearby homes. They are also deadly...

 

1 80 81 82 83 84 198