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Climate Change

Climate Change

Climate change is the most important issue of our time right now- it will affect every part of our lives, from the weather to the animals on the planet. But what is climate change?

coal energy, coal power plants

Why Using Coal Energy to Make Electricity is Bad for the Planet

Learn what coal energy is, how it becomes electricity, and why it’s harmful for the planet in the long term.  […]

Antarctica heatwave

Antarctica Heatwave: When, Why and What It Means

Antarctica experienced an unusual heatwave this last summer, which began in late spring and lasted for four months. Scientists predict […]

green snow antarctica

‘Green Snow’ is Spreading Across Antarctica: What Does It Mean?

A study has found that algae growing along the coastlines of Antarctica is turning snow green. This algae will continue […]

death valley temperature

A National Park in the US Just Recorded the Hottest Temperature on Earth

On August 16, Death Valley, a national park in California and Nevada, recorded a preliminary high temperature of 54.4 degrees […]

carbon sink

What is a Carbon Sink and Where Can We Find Them?

Carbon is an essential element to all life on Earth. It is part of the molecules, like DNA and protein, […]

climate change

What is Climate Change?

Climate change is the process of the Earth heating up. It describes the changes in conditions such as weather, temperature […]

future renewable energy

What is the Future of Renewable Energy?

The amount of future renewable energy sources is expected to expand 50% between 2019 and 2024, led by solar power! […]

Greenland Ice Sheet

Scientists Underestimating Greenland Ice Sheet Melt- Study

In the summer of 2019, the ice sheet covering Greenland experienced significant melting. A study revealed that the loss was […]

arctic ice free summers

The Arctic Could Have Ice-Free Summers by 2050

A new study shows that the Arctic will have ice-free summers by 2050. This will have terrible consequences for the […]

greenhouse gases

What are Greenhouse Gases?

Greenhouse gases are gases in the Earth’s atmosphere that trap heat. They let sunlight pass through the atmosphere, but stop […]

nuclear energy

What is Nuclear Energy?

Nuclear energy is a very powerful type of energy which is used to create electricity. It is created when the […]

permafrost

What is Permafrost?

If you go somewhere very cold and dry, such as the Arctic, and dig deep beneath the ground, you’ll find […]

biofuels

What are Biofuels?

Biofuels are fuels that are made from recently lifeless or living biological material, but they are mostly made from plants […]

coal energy, coal power plants

Why Using Coal Energy to Make Electricity is Bad for the Planet

Learn what coal energy is, how it becomes electricity, and why it’s harmful for the planet in the long term.  […]

covid-19 environment

What are Some Positive Impacts of COVID-19 on the Environment?

COVID-19 is probably all you have heard about for the last year or more. To help stop the spread of […]

Antarctica heatwave

Antarctica Heatwave: When, Why and What It Means

Antarctica experienced an unusual heatwave this last summer, which began in late spring and lasted for four months. Scientists predict […]

green snow antarctica

‘Green Snow’ is Spreading Across Antarctica: What Does It Mean?

A study has found that algae growing along the coastlines of Antarctica is turning snow green. This algae will continue […]

california fires

California is Experiencing Its Worst Fires Ever Recorded

California in the United States usually has the worst of its fire season in September or October. However, this year’s […]

death valley temperature

A National Park in the US Just Recorded the Hottest Temperature on Earth

On August 16, Death Valley, a national park in California and Nevada, recorded a preliminary high temperature of 54.4 degrees […]

carbon sink

What is a Carbon Sink and Where Can We Find Them?

Carbon is an essential element to all life on Earth. It is part of the molecules, like DNA and protein, […]

climate change

What is Climate Change?

Climate change is the process of the Earth heating up. It describes the changes in conditions such as weather, temperature […]

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