Why Global Warming Will Cross A Dangerous Threshold in 2036
If the world continues to burn fossil fuels at the current rate, global warming will rise 2 degrees Celsius by 2036, crossing a threshold that many scientists think will hurt all aspects of human civilization: food, water, health, energy, economy and national security.
TOP: Map from Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology of today’s 8.2 magnitude earthquake in Chile
BOTTOM: Tsunami energy and propagation map; Tsunami travel times (NOAA)
Holy Water Buffalo (local band)
"I’m Alright (It’s Heavy)"
nice ‘n mellow for lecture-writing time.
TOP: Ladera Resort—The Carribean
BOTTOM: Ascher Cliff—Switzerland
i would be okay going to either of these places right now.
XKCD creator and Internet Geek King Randall Munroe just published a webcomic that shows how high above 4 North-American cities the ice sheet cover was 21,000 years ago. Knowing Randall’s attention to detail, we can be pretty sure that the scale is accurate.
that dinosaur looks so carefree.
working a 70 hour week has made me a little cahraAaaAzy! you feel me, athankyou?
Video showing the collapse of the Pu’u ‘O ‘o crater floor on March 5. The video starts at 4 am and ends at 11 pm. The floor of the crater dropped about 115 meters (377 ft) in just a few hours.