How global warming is affecting Europe
By: Frances Stanford
There are many general consequences occurring all over the world as a result of global warming. Heat waves, floods, tornadoes and other forms of violent weather are becoming more and more common with devastating effects in the loss of property and human lives. Scientists predict...
By: Jane Allyson
In recent years we have been taught to be wary of too much exposure to sunlight. Modern scientific study has suggested that exposing our bodies to the detrimental effects of too much U.V. radiation could cause complications such as cancer and skin blemishes.Now...
Facts on monsoonic winds
By: Frances Stanford
Winds that blow from the Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea bring monsoons to countries such as India, Bangladesh and Pakistan. One of the main facts about these winds is that they are prevailing winds that last for several months bringing rain to these regions...
Thundersnow explained
By: Trenna Sue Hiler
It is cold, it is winter and it is loud. When thundersnow hits there is no question that Mother Nature wants to get your attention. Thunderstorms in warmer times are common, but thundersnow requires a unique set of circumstances that makes them something special. It...
The effects of sunlight on our lives
By: Briar Miller
In 2007 the BBC reported the finding of what is considered to be the world's oldest solar observatory, the Thirteen Towers near Chankillo, Peru, built 2,300 years ago. It is part of a ceremonial complex which offers concrete proof that ancient Peruvian society was...
How to prepare children for bad weather
By: Sam Smart
Naturally, children love dashing outdoors and playing sports, games, or just tagging along with their friends on a bright, sunny day. If this is the case for a day which the sky is blue during the morning hours, but menacing-looking clouds come rolling later in...
Global warming and its effect on society
By: Adam Meyers
The term "global warming" refers to the warming of the Earth in recent decades and its projected continuation, implying a human influence. The effects of global warming on the environment and human life are numerous, varied, accelerating and taking scientists studying global warming by suprise...
The myth of storms and red skies
By: Lorie Grant DeWorken
"Red sky at night, sailor's delight. Red sky in the morning, sailors take warning."This age-old expression was first uttered thousands of years ago and has probably been used thousands of times since. But is there really any truth to the saying? Let's put it...
By: Kristina Nelson
Bad weather, dangerous at times, should be discussed with children often, preparing them with safety preparations, drills, knowing what to expect, and knowing what to do when it arrives. Children, especially young children, can be bursting with curiosity when it comes to changes in weather...
How air is formed
By: Briar Miller
The Earth's atmosphere evolved along with the evolution of life. It's composition has changed in response to the development of life over millions of years.Today's constitution is maintained by the larger metabolic processes of the planet, by which I mean things like weather patterns...

 

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