Fascinating Fact for a Friday (5/5/17)

Did you know…?

For every 1º Fahrenheit that our world’s temperature increases, bud burst happens 5 days earlier.

(Fact from a Ted Talk on Phenology)

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Fascinating Fact for a Friday (4/28/17)

Did you know….?

500 billion to 1 trillion plastic bags are used per year. That’s around…. 1 million bags per minute!

Everyone ready to start using cloth bags at the grocery store now?

(Read this fact and more in the book, Climate Change: Discover How It Impacts Spaceship Earth with 25 Projects by Joshua Sneideman and Erin Twamley, Illustrated by Mike Crosier)

 

10 Things You Shouldn’t Ignore About Climate Change

This was originally going to be a top 10 list of the things the government was ignoring about climate change, but I figured that this would speak to more people.

10: That It’s Affecting More Than Just Us Humans

Not just humans are being affected by climate change. Everything from animals to the flowers in your garden. Warm weather is causing longer breeding times, especially for animals like ticks and mosquitos, and every 1º of temperature that we increase, bud burst happens 5 days earlier.

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