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Climate: Polar Regions

Learn about the unique climate found in Earth’s polar regions.
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Climate: Polar Regions

Krysten Rutherford

Krysten Rutherford

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PhD Candidate, Oceanography
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Krysten Rutherford

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Cows, Methane, and Climate Change

How do beef and dairy cows contribute to climate change? Livestock agriculture is a source of methane, a powerful greenhouse gas.
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Cows, Methane, and Climate Change

Measuring Changes To A Glacier

Careers: Climatologist

5 images of some work related to the scientific study of climate such as using instruments to measure changes in climates
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Careers: Climatologist

Energy-saving light bulbs are a great way to save money at home

Energy Efficiency at Home

If you understand heat transfer, you can make lots of little changes at home to help the environment and your household’s bank account!
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Energy Efficiency at Home

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What is Acid Rain?

Acid rain is any precipitation that has an unusually low pH. It can be rain, snow, fog, etc. But what is a low pH and why is this a problem?
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What is Acid Rain?

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Should We Eat Bugs?

What's tasty, abundant and high in protein and vitamins? Bugs! Bugs feed about 2 billion people each day. They also hold promise for food security and sustainability.
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Should We Eat Bugs?

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What are the Pros and Cons of Nuclear Energy?

These two “point-counterpoint” videos provide arguments for and against using nuclear energy to generate electricity.
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What are the Pros and Cons of Nuclear Energy?

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What are Carbon Offsets?

Can carbon offsets help you reduce your environmental footprint, practice sustainable living and fight climate change?
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What are Carbon Offsets?

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Vehicle Emissions Primer

This backgrounder describes how vehicle emissions work and how they affect air quality, including their contribution to smog.
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Vehicle Emissions Primer

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What are Greenhouse Gases?

This backgrounder explains what greenhouse gases are and how they contribute to climate change.
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What are Greenhouse Gases?

What is the Greenhouse Effect?

What is the Greenhouse Effect?

Explore the greenhouse effect and learn about the impacts it can have on the environment.
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What is the Greenhouse Effect?

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Why is it colder in the winter even though the Earth is closer to the Sun?

Learn why we have seasons in this hands on activity.
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Why is it colder in the winter even though the Earth is closer to the Sun?

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What is Ocean Warming and Why Does It Matter?

Oceans absorb the greatest amount of solar radiation on Earth. Ocean warming can lead to glaciers melting and ocean acidification.
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What is Ocean Warming and Why Does It Matter?