The 2022 United Nations Climate Change Conference, better known as COP27, took place earlier this month in Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt, a meeting of international representatives with the goal of addressing climate change policy. While the delegates managed to hammer out an agreement to establish a fund to help less affluent
A new report from the United Nations predicts that the combined climate pledges of the 193 countries that have signed the Paris Agreement are insufficient to keep global temperatures from rising above 1.5°C (2.7°F) by the end of the century, and expect temperatures to instead increase by 2.5°C (4.5°F) over
The explosive eruption of the Hunga Tonga–Hunga Haʻapai underwater volcano in January was the largest explosion on record—either man-made or natural, rivaled only by the 1883 eruption of Krakatoa—and the largest volcanic eruption since Mount Pinatubo’s 1991 eruption, making for an event that ejected a massive amount of material high into the atmosphere.
Tropical Storm Ian has rapidly intensified into a hurricane as he approaches the U.S, and a Florida forecaster warns that it could be the storm of a “lifetime.” On Monday (September 26), evacuation orders were issued for some military personnel and residents as Ian whipped 80-mph winds and drew closer