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The Effect of Volcanoes on our Climate

The Effect of Volcanoes on our Climate

Fewer natural spectacles are more awesome or more terrifying that the eruption of a volcano. A volcano can shatter mountains, destroy islands and kill thousands of people. But a volcano can have a more subtle effect on it’s surroundings. Since before the dawn of recorded history, these elevated time bombs have been spewing gases and...
Marine Life Within the Gulf Stream

Marine Life Within the Gulf Stream

When it comes to the weather, most people check the newspaper or an internet weather website to see whether to expect rain or sunshine, and then go about their day without realizing that there is much more to weather than that. There are a number of factors that affect your local weather that you may...
Human Activity and Climate Change

Human Activity and Climate Change

Scientists continue to debate the role of human activity in climate change. Some scientists believe sunspots and other solar activity have the greatest effect on the earth’s temperature while others believe they have no significant effect. To understand the debate over sunspots and their role, one must look at both sides of the story. ┬áScientists...
How Earthquakes Affect Our Climate

How Earthquakes Affect Our Climate

To understand how earthquakes affect our climate, we must first understand what the climate is and how an earthquake happens. The climate is the change in meteorological variables such as a change in the temperature, the amount of precipitation that we get, or even the amount of wind that occurs in an area. It is...