Imagine, If Earth Was Hit By a Giant Asteroid

Imagine the unthinkable: a colossal asteroid slamming into Earth. The stakes are astronomical, the consequences dire. How would this catastrophic event unfold, step by step, and what would be the fallout? 1. Detection and Initial Response Upon detection, space agencies would calculate the asteroid’s trajectory, providing potentially years of lead time. The global community would need to decide on deflection …

Oregon’s Devastating Fires Fueled by More Extreme High Temperatures

Oregon is facing extreme wildfires that have been exacerbated by high temperatures, dry landscapes, and the potential for lightning. While climate-related conditions have made the situation worse, these wildfires could be destructive for residents and the environment as the fire rages on. Fires in Oregon Several wildfires have broken out and are quickly spreading across Oregon. Some of the biggest …

Science vs. Skepticism: The Battle Over Climate Facts

As the fight between eco warriors and climate deniers rages on, who’s truly moving the needle toward a sustainable future? What concrete impacts are each making? 1. Grassroots Movements Grassroots eco warriors have initiated over 5,000 environmental projects globally in the past year alone. Their efforts help reduce carbon emissions significantly at local levels. 2. Political Influence Climate deniers hold …

21 Ways America’s Climate Ignorance Endangers Us All

Are we really paying attention to what we’re doing to our planet? It seems like Americans are missing the mark on understanding the full scope of climate change. Here’s a hard look at how we’re turning a blind eye to the damage we’re causing. 1. Underestimating Sea Level Rise Many Americans still view rising sea levels as a distant issue, …

Florida Program Opens Applications to Help Homeowners Battle Extreme Weather

A popular home-hardening program in Florida has officially reopened, inviting thousands of Floridian homeowners to apply for funding and free inspections.  My Safe Florida Home The ‘My Safe Florida Home’ homeowners program is now accepting applications for 2024. The popular state program offers funding for low-to-medium-income households who need assistance to prepare their homes for destructive weather coming through the …

Ted Cruz Loses His Cool With Disruptive Climate Protestors During Speech

During a speaking event, Sen. Ted Cruz lashed out at a group of climate protestors who stormed the stage in the middle of his address. Cruz vs Climate Protestors Republican Senator Ted Cruz was faced down by a group of raucous climate protestors at a conservative speaking event in Washington D.C. on Thursday. And the Texas representative pulled no punches. …

US Summer Camps Fighting to Survive Frequent and Dangerous Heat Waves

One of America’s great childhood pastimes is changing, as increasing temperatures and extreme weather events change how children must interact with the environment.  The Great US Summer Camp Summer camps have been an iconic fixture of American childhoods for generations, teaching children the value of community, tradition, and outdoor play. But as the environment changes rapidly around us, summer camps …

Why Ted Cruz’ Hurricane Warning Ignited Fury With Texas Residents

All Senator Ted Cruz wanted to do was warn constituents about an incoming natural disaster – instead, his warning reminded people of his own PR disaster from a few years prior, leading to online mockery.  Hurricane Beryl Strikes Hurricane Beryl, the first hurricane of the season, has hit Texas, causing destruction and widespread power outages. While warning the wider public …

The Average Joe’s Guide to Biden’s Climate Ambitions

Joe Biden’s approach to climate change in a potential second term is already shaping up to be ambitious and critical, reflecting a continuation and expansion of his first-term policies. How will “Sleepy Joe” affect the average Joe, and can he deliver on his climate promises? 1. Enhanced Transmission Grid Biden aims to enhance the electrical grid to manage the influx …