Jun 2, 2014 | climate change, disasters, drought, energy, energy efficiency, faculty, fossil fuels, fracking, global warming, policy, politics, pollution, weather 0
An historic event or an historic trend?
No real surprises here. Through a series of leaks and pre-announcements, we all knew before this morning that President ...READ MORE
May 21, 2014 | climate change, faculty, global warming, policy, politics, science, science literacy, temperatures, weather 0
Oil and gas interests trump truth for many state legislators. The second in a two-part series.
Our story of the cozy partnership between political leaders and the ...READ MORE
Hurricane Sandy decimated coastal communities. Now what?
The Far Reach of Our Coasts — and Coastal Problems
While less than 10 percent of U.S. land area is ...READ MORE
Yes, we were cold, but others were warm.
Now We Know What a Polar Vortex Is, but Do We?
If someone had told me a couple of ...READ MORE
Jan 6, 2014 | climate change, drought, energy, faculty, global warming, nuclear power, oil, temperatures, weather 2
A précis of environmental news and happenings over the holidays.
With the holiday season behind us and 2014 upon us, it’s time to get back into ...READ MORE
Dec 23, 2013 | animals, bacteria, carbon dioxide emissions, chemicals, climate change, coal, drilling, energy, faculty, fossil fuels, fracking, global warming, health, methane, natural gas, nuclear power, oil, policy, politics, pollution, temperatures, transportation, weather 3
The winter solstice is behind us, and the holiday season is upon us. Before we sign off for 2013, here’s TheGreenGrok’s take on the top ...READ MORE
In the space of four months Colorado goes from one extreme to another.
If you’ve been following the news, you may have heard that over a ...READ MORE
Sep 10, 2013 | Africa, Arctic, Asia, climate change, ENSO, Europe, faculty, global warming, heat waves, rainfall, science, temperatures, weather 8
Scientists start to meet a “grand challenge” and none too soon.
Whenever an extreme weather event occurs these days, the question almost inevitably asked is: Was ...READ MORE
Aug 8, 2013 | climate change, disasters, drought, faculty, food, global warming, health, heat waves, international, policy, politics, rainfall, species, temperatures, weather 2
Never underestimate ...READ MORE