The catastrophic earthquake that rocked Japan on March 11, 2011, has taken a devastating toll on human life in the country. The strength of the quake though has also had massive geological consequences for the region, and planet Earth as a whole.
Scientific debate often rings immediately boring in many minds, with assumptions suggesting that the topic at hand is simply an academic one, and nothing important or impacting. Such is not … [Read full article]
NASA planning a 62% boost in climate science funding by 2015, to make up for cuts made during the George W. Bush administration. [social_buttons] NASA has announced a dramatic climate … [Read full article]
According to a recently published paper in the journal Geophysical Research Letters (Khan et al), Greenland’s ice mass loss has been accelerating and is now spreading up along its northwest coast, with data indicating the start of this acceleration to be late 2005.