Tag Archives: climate change

Going, going, going … gone! Arctic ‘death spiral’ continues. US Navy predicts ice free summer by 2016

New video from NOAA I stand by my previous statements that the Arctic summer sea ice cover is in a death spiral. It’s not going to recover. (Mark Serreze, NSIDC director, September 2010) The US Navy predicts an ice free … Continue reading

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The Climate Change Reality Roadshow: Climate Change & the Fight for Our Future

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Environment and Human Evolution & Our Vulnerable Planet: Climate Change – Dr. Jennifer Cole, spring 2014

Honors Biology / Geography / Geology / Interdisciplinary no prerequisites appropriate for science and non-science majors alike interdisciplinary & interactive Biology, Geography, and Geology majors wanting to use these classes for credit in their degree programs should contact their academic … Continue reading

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Whose Air Do You Share? Global Studies for the 21st Century

50 years ago, on June 10, 1963, at the height of the Cold War, in his commencement address at the American University in Washington, DC, titled A Strategy of Peace, President John F. Kennedy reminded us: For in the final … Continue reading

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Recent pattern of weather extremes continues in 2013

Climate science research increasingly suggests a link between climate change and weather extremes, as Dr. Foster points out below (highlighted) If you are interested in personally exploring the impacts of climate change in Northern Europe, take a look at the … Continue reading

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Annan praises study-abroad programs for promoting international understanding

Jo Mannies, St. Louis Beacon, May 28, 2013 The more I see and hear of the younger generation, the more confident I become. They are perhaps the first generation of truly global citzens who seem to understand almost instinctively the … Continue reading

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Energy: The most important issue of our time

The Department of Geography and Geology and the WKU Office of Sustainability invite you to a screening of the film Switch, an awarding winning documentary on what it will take to switch from our current sources of energy to a … Continue reading

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Celebrate Earth Day by building your own rain barrel!

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Our Energy Future: The WKU screening of Switch

The Department of Geography and Geology and the WKU Office of Sustainability invite you to a screening of the film Switch, an awarding winning documentary on what it will take to switch from our current sources of energy to a … Continue reading

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Group from United Nations, China visits WKU as part of joint research project

A team representing the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and the Chinese government visited WKU this week for fieldwork and to discuss cooperative research under way to study atmospheric carbon dynamics. The group, which included scientists from … Continue reading

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