Weather & Global Warming
Learn more about how our changing climate affects our weather.
- What started Nepal's fires? The South Asian country is currently in flames — and covered in smog and smoke — after a particularly tough dry season.
How Global Warming May Eventually Lead to Global ExtinctionGlobal warming has already affected the environment in a myriad of ways, but will it eventually cause global extinction? Here's what research says.
What Is the Most Dangerous Type of Air Pollution? Experts Say It Could Be Wildfire SmokeWhat is the most toxic type of air pollution? According to a recent study, wildfire smoke may be more dangerous than other forms of air pollution.
Australia Is Experiencing an Influx of Wildfires, Once AgainIs Australia experiencing wildfires in 2021? After a tumultuous 2020, western Australian communities are suffering from devastating fires, once again.
Humans Could Completely Destroy the Amazon Rainforest by 2064The Amazon rainforest could dry up past the point of no return by 2064, and essentially collapse, according to a new study.
What Is Ecological Succession and How Does It Shape the Environment?Understanding ecological succession is not nearly as difficult as it sounds, especially if you understand the basic principles of evolution.
Bushfires Have Burned Half of Australia’s Fraser Island in the Past Six WeeksBushfires have been burning through Australia’s Fraser Island since mid-October, having tragically burned about 50 percent of the island.