A 1.2 Trillion Difference

How replenishing the world's forests could cancel out nearly a decade of fossil fuel emissions Scientists have discovered many different methods to combat the earth’s global warming crisis, though none have come to fruition yet.…

Microplastics: A Not-So-Micro Problem

Plastics: they are in everything we use. They make our lives easier and are highly cost-effective but remain for hundreds of years and—if not properly disposed of or recycled—can degrade into microplastics.  With a majority…

Capturing Carbon

Researchers have been searching for a new method to combat global warming. Since a primary cause of rising temperatures is the increase in CO2emissions—which creates an increased greenhouse effect—a straightforward solution would be the removal…

Amazon Gets Heatstroke

The Amazon forests cannot keep up with climate change. A team led by the University of Leeds and 30 other institutions assessed the impact global warming has had on the area and its species. Their…

The Melting Arctic: And why it’s important to…

The Arctic is turning green. It is not snowing or getting colder—instead, plants are growing in the cold tundra. A team from Los Alamos National Laboratory, University of Alaska Fairbanks, and Oak Ridge National Laboratory…