global warming

American University, Spring 2016 Video Intern
When you hear the startling fact that 2015 was the hottest year on record, you may feel a little daunted and wonder: how, why and what does this mean?
Video by Chloe Sorvino and Cory Weinberg
Video by Chloe Sorvino and Cory Weinberg
Seas are projected to rise up to six feet this century, and Florida is right in the path of destruction. One student takes a personal look at what's being done right now.
Florida's Disappearing Coastline
Planet Forward, GWU School of Media and Public Affairs
Six feet of sea level rise isn't good for anyone, but it's especially bad for the beach.
More than 136 million tons of coal ash waste materials are being produced to meet the electricity needs of the US each year. However, more than 55% of these wastes are being dumped in the landfills and ash ponds. Many studies indicate the presence... Read More
What is cuter than little kids working in a garden? Students at the University of South Florida are including their entire community in their attempt to be more environmentally friendly. One part of their project is educating children about... Read More
National Science Foundation
University of Alaska researchers developed a numerical model of the ice-covered Arctic ocean that includes tides. They used a highly innovative approach that embeds the sea ice directly into the ocean model. The results of the model compare... Read More
The George Washington University
Natural weather disasters have already racked up $80 billion worth of destruction in 2011. Is this the new normal? This video from a pair GWU students in the ThinkFWD class will dazzle you.
The Wilderness Society
Climate change is happening all around us - see how we can prepare our communities and wild places like forests and streams for climate change, all while improving the environment and creating jobs. Shot on location in Anne Arundel County, Md.,... Read More
Retrofit roofs with reflective "cool roof" coatings to keep buildings/cities cool, reduce energy use for a/c, and mitigate global warming.
From nature we see that there is an overall change in climate, not only global warming. Trends demonstrate that the world is generally warming, however, some places will get more precipitation and some will get less. There is variability in the... Read More

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