Posts by tag: climate change

Cool Web Apps & Sites August 8, 2019 posted by

How Much Warmer? – check out this interactive map to see how much hotter it’s going to get

Global warming is already affecting us all. The planet is warmer than it was 50 years ago. That’s not a good thing! Although it may not seem that bad, we’re already facing the effects of extreme heat and water and food shortages around the world. If you’re still in doubt, see how the future temperature looks in your part of the world with this interactive map.

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How Much Warmer? – check out this interactive map to see how much hotter it’s going to get
hmm..interesting August 5, 2019 posted by

Colonizing Mars – switching planets isn’t a solution to the climate crisis

There’s been a lot of talk from certain sectors about colonizing Mars in the future and as awesome as that sounds, there are a lot of reasons that it probably won’t work out. Which is to say, sorry, we won’t be able to to just get a new planet because we’ve run this one through the ringer. Check out this article for a pretty comprehensive overview of why.

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Colonizing Mars – switching planets isn’t a solution to the climate crisis
hmm..interesting July 29, 2019 posted by

This Tree Tweets – scientists hook a tree up with sensors to track reaction to change

Trees can’t talk to us which is a shame because they could probably tell us a lot about our changing world. After all, they’ve been around for a very, very long time. Somebody else thought about that too and thanks to technology, gave one tree a way to “talk” to us, no Lorax needed. A northern red oak has been outfitted with sensors and its observations are tweeted.

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This Tree Tweets – scientists hook a tree up with sensors to track reaction to change