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Sea Ice at Record Lows at Poles

Posted: 11.23.2016 no comments

 

Read the full article online at http://www.cnn.com   “For what appears to be the first time since scientists began keeping track, sea ice in the Arctic and the Antarctic are at record lows this time of year. “It looks like, since the beginning of October, that for the first time we are seeing both the Arctic and […]

 

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Our Brains Weren’t Meant to Deal with Climate Change

Posted: 05.17.2016 no comments

 

Hidden Brain host Shankar Vedantam takes you on vacation with him to Alaska. You’ll hike on top of a glacier, drink from a cool stream, and talk with fellow tourists from around the world. But the trip comes with an upsetting observation: Glaciers in Alaska are retreating. The Mendenhall glacier, visited by tens of thousands of tourists each year, has receded more than a mile and a half in the last half century.

 

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