The continued belief that rising human numbers have no impact on the environment is misguided.
Tag: Climate change
climate, environmental health, faculty, urban ecology
The Whine of a Mosquito on a Summer Night
Overall, mosquitoes have been the deadliest predator of humans throughout history.
climate, environmental policy, environmental politics, faculty
Those who enjoy understanding about science need to do more than bask in that pleasure.
climate, energy, environmental policy, faculty
A syllogism for climate change
As it gets harder for anyone to believe that the global climate is not changing, the argument seems to be shifting to whether or not the changes are caused by humans. For this, I rememberContinue reading
biogeochemistry, climate, energy, faculty, renewable energy
Dare to Doubt: 20 Climate Change Facts for Deniers
Carbon dioxide is rising as a component of Earth’s atmosphere (NOAA, 2017). The level of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has not been this high for the past 5 million years (Stap et al. 2016).Continue reading
biogeochemistry, climate, energy, faculty
An opinion for the City of Light
Doing nothing about climate change will make us look like a ship of fools.
air pollution, climate, faculty
Riding contrails to our future
Airplane contrails have little impact on climate, but, contrails are an interesting surrogate for what clouds may do in the future.