Private Computers Needed To Determine If Mysterious ‘Blob’ Of Warm Water In Pacific Is Causing CA Drought
The Blob is a mass of warm water lurking in the Pacific, and scientists need volunteers to help them determine if it’s causing California’s historic drought.
Dr. James Donohue, president of St. Mary’s College in Moraga, takes a closer look at Pope Francis’ encyclical where he calls for action on climate change and the environment.
A mass extinction – the sixth of its kind in our 4.5-billion-year history – is well underway and humans are to blame.
Pope Francis on Thursday issued a strong warning on climate change in his latest document, urging the world to deal with the problem now. The document, called an encyclical, has received early praise among Catholics in the Bay Area.
Francis framed climate change as an urgent moral issue to address in his eagerly anticipated encyclical, blaming global warming on an unfair, fossil fuel-based industrial model that harms the poor most.
NASA Data Shows Average July Temperatures Across Large Part Of The Globe To Top 90 Degrees By Year 2099
The data was presented this week as part of an international public-private partnership called Climate Services for Resilient Development.
Pharrell Williams’ push for measures that prevent climate change is picking up more momentum as he asks leaders to create greener jobs and save the planet in a recent video.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is offering $9 million in grants to help coastal communities deal with extreme weather, changing ocean conditions and climate hazards.
Climate experts say El Nino is growing stronger and could bring drought-busting wet weather to California this year.
Researchers are also concerned about how the increasing number of people growing marijuana on public lands will affect the ecosystem.