With Climate Change Comes Extreme Weather

March 05, 2019

The question to consider is how global warming and climate change are affecting the weather around the world. Droughts, wildfires, sea levels rising, storms and floods, ice caps melting, heat waves, cold snaps: Many people are asking whether these are being caused by climate change. This is the...

Puerto Rico Has Not Recovered from Hurricane Maria

October 06, 2018

One year after Maria, nearly every pillar of Puerto Rican society remains devastated. Puerto Rico was in crisis long before Hurricane Maria hit on September 20, 2017. For years, this US territory had been struggling with debt, an economic crisis and drought. In May 2017, the government...

How New Technologies Can Avert Agricultural Devastation

October 03, 2018

Agricultural technologies could help to obviate the effects of climate change and ensure the planet’s population growth doesn’t lead to a global hunger epidemic. As the world reels from a series of freakish weather phenomena, a new report from the UN suggests climate change will carve the...

Why the Heat Wave Should Worry Us

August 10, 2018

It is time to acknowledge that climate change is real and to start healing our planet. The entire Northern Hemisphere has been in the grips of an unprecedented heat wave this year. Asia, Europe, Africa and North America saw several countries reeling under record-breaking temperatures. In 1977,...