• Posts Tagged ‘climate change’

    The Union of Concerned Scientists

    by  • May 30, 2019 • Awesome Finds • 0 Comments

    Female scientist looking through a microscope

    There is a non-profit organization of scientists working to encourage evidence-based decision making on issues ranging from climate change to human survival to racial and economic equality. They’re the Union of Concerned Scientists, and they’ve been on this path for roughly fifty years. Their mission official states: “The Union of Concerned Scientists puts rigorous,...

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    Strange Science: Sea Level Rise

    by  • March 29, 2019 • Strange Science • 0 Comments

    High water overtaking a broken section of pavement

    While our story this week takes a tongue-in-cheek look at the causes of sea level rise, the reality of sea level rise is a significant problem that scientists are trying to determine how to predict, counteract, and maybe even stop. Since 1880, sea levels have risen about 8 inches, which doesn’t seem that dramatic,...

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    Teens with Big Ideas on Climate Change

    by  • March 19, 2019 • Awesome Finds • 0 Comments

    Chunks of sheet ice interspersed with water

    The Regeneron Science Talent Search is an opportunity for high school students to present their original scientific research and win awards based on that research. Winners of the annual competition were announced last week, and included a mathematical model to locate exoplanets, analysis of the genetic makeup of HIV patients resistant to anti-retroviral treatments,...

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