Category: Climate Change

What is the Paris Agreement

Polar Bear_m

The Paris Agreement is based upon The United Nations Convention on Climate Change and the Kyoto Protocol. It is the portion that needed to be ratified for the elements agreed upon to be put in place. This called for at least 147 parties of the 197 Parties attending the Convention to agree. The UN Framework Convention on Climate Change newsroom shows […]

The Paris Agreement Intro

Polar Bear_m

I believe fully in Climate Change. I also believe that every nation must do its part and that the US will need to be a leader in this cause because of our prosperity, technological ability, and responsibility to the planet. So what is The Paris Agreement?

Biogeochemistry

BioGeoChem_l

Yes. You read that correctly. Bio – life; Geo – pertaining to the earth; Chemistry – structures, properties, and related changes. You also understood what biogeochemistry is about if it sounds like the term refers to bits of many things that are vital to life on our planet. Let’s take a closer look at the […]

Air Quality

harbin-smog-china-coal_72683_600x450_1

When you see this image, you’ll know the post is about something related to Air Quality. The post may include an interview, a news item, a TED Talk, or a report on the latest research. Whichever it is, it will be worth your time. It will also include a link that you can use to […]

Speaking of Polar Bears …

Endangered Icon

At this very moment, a migration is taking place on the shores of the Hudson Bay in northern Canada. Polar bears are making their annual trek to Churchill, Manitoba to await the freezing of the bay. Once it is frozen, they will use the pack ice as their hunting ground. Because of this hunting period […]

Carbon Footprint …

Environment

Earth Day is coming up so I decided to see how we were doing with our footprint – the mark our family leaves upon Planet Earth. How bad could it be? We recycle. Drive an energy-efficient, high mpg car. Try to group our errands … I went to the Earthlab site, clicked on the icon […]