Fascinating Fact for a Friday (1/26/17)

Did you know…?

All of the hurricanes this year cost the US a total of $200 billion dollars in damage.

Okay, so the next time people are arguing with you about climate change and how getting rid of the oil industry is going to be a huge money loss…. well, maybe you could tell them that little fact.

(go here for more informations and facts to back up your argument 🙂

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Fascinating Fact for a Friday (1/12/18)

Did you know…?

If the Greenland Ice Sheet melted, sea level would rise 20 feet. If the Antarctic Ice Sheet melted, sea level would rise 200 feet.

We really, really really really really can’t let that happen.

(fact from here)

Fascinating Fact for a Friday (1/5/18)

Did you know…?

On July 12, 2017, a trillion ton iceberg broke away from Antarctica. Not only that, but scientists say that Earth’s ice sheets are melting at the fastest rate in history.

With all this cold and snow (at least where I am), it can be hard to imagine that, in other places in the world, ice is melting fast.

(This video will take a minute and 38 seconds of your time. I recommend checking it out)

Fascinating Fact for a Friday (12/22/17)

Merry Christmas early everyone!!

Did you know….?

Volcanos contribute to about 5% of the global emissions total. Not much at all. Actually, when a volcano erupts, it releases tons of gases and blocks some of the Earth from the sun. It starts a cycle of global cooling, not warming.

So if anyone ever says that volcanos are the source of global warming, you can tell them that.

(Learn more here)