Bewitching Light Show On Earth’s Mysterious Moon

It happens several times a week. Sometimes, it is only a brief flash of mysterious light that appears on the surface of Earth’s Moon, but there are also other strange lunar light shows that occur and they can last much longer. Fascinating regions also exist on the lunar surface that darken briefly. Earth’s Moon is …

How Climate Change Impacts Wine

Wine, which is among the most sensitive and nuanced of agricultural products, demonstrates how climate change is transforming traditions and practices that may be centuries old. Around the wine-growing world, smart producers have contemplated and experimented with adaptations, not only to hotter summers, but also to warmer winters, droughts and the sort of unexpected, sometimes …

One Thing You Can Do: Switch to a Green Energy Provider

September is turning out to be busy here at Team Climate. On Friday, we’re expecting protests and strikes worldwide to protest climate change. They’re timed to a week of climate events run in coordination with the United Nations. Then, on Saturday, youth delegates will convene in New York for a climate summit, and world leaders …

Climate Change Is Scaring Kids. Here’s How to Talk to Them

Hollywood has produced quite a few fictionalized depictions of dramatic climate change. Scores of people die after Manhattan freezes in 2004’s “The Day After Tomorrow.” In “Geostorm,” released in 2017, the weather goes haywire after satellites malfunction. Realistic scenarios, though, have been less frequent. Yet Sunday’s episode of “Big Little Lies,” the HBO show about …

Who Is Afraid of Climate Change?

What do you fear? People are moved to action by their fears. Sometimes our fears lurk at the edge of our consciousness, and then are brought into sharp focus by events. Dying oceans, polluted lakes and streams, unsafe drinking water in major cities, catastrophic hurricanes, severe drought and wildfires, and an increase in the severity …