Above-average winter rain and snow will be falling throughout much of the country thanks to an El Nino weather pattern affecting the United States this year. Bundle up and put those rain boots on!
There have been numerous devastating natural disasters as far back as history dates. Here you'll learn about the phenomenon of climate change and how it's affecting many of the beautiful places we know and love. Here are some ways to stop global warming, how you can help save the rainforests, and what historical weather patterns have to do with the world we live in today.
Believe it or not, the effects of global warming could actually cause the next ice age. And it may be sooner than originally thought, according to scientists.
It’s December and the 2009 hurricane season is now officially over. It came and went with relatively little in the way of serious weather, at least for most United States citizens. It’s never too early to start preparing for the next hurricane season — which begins June 1st.
Some scientists believe that another Ice Age will happen again someday in the future. However, miniature ice ages — or short periods of cooling — can occur due to natural events like volcanoes.
The NOAA reports the Arctic ice cap continues to see melting, rising temperatures, and a thawing future. How does this affect the public’s outlook on global warming?
El Nino is a weather pattern which usually peaks during the winter months of the northern hemisphere. This weather pattern involves interaction between the ocean and the atmosphere, resulting in warmer waters in major areas of the Pacific Ocean. When that happens, global weather patterns will be affected.
Old ship logs give us a glimpse of our climate’s past. Of course, any look back at the changes our world climate has undergone over hundreds of years is going to spark a debate about global warming.
Looking back at the true impact of Hurricane Hugo… the damage and destruction 20 years later.
Who knew that there was a difference between the concepts of alternate fuel and alternate energy? Not many people on Planet Earth! We have made ourselves so dependent upon power from fossil fuel sources, that the entire world is being held captive by a very few oil-rich countries. How did these few sources come to have so
much and other countries so little? They got it by eminent domain — it was on their land when they arrived.
Climate Change is happening, but is it our fault? A recent conference in New York City sought to answer that question. But, the conference was largely ignored by the major media outlets. Why?
Keep track of the latest articles, books and websites about Climate Change.
The global warming debate gets hotter as two respected scientists battle it out in a debate in front of a group of meteorologists.
A brief history of Global Warming sounds a bit oxymoronic, but we’ve found a relatively short book, written in relatively easy to understand language, from which you can get a decent foundation of history, science, politics on this hot topic.
It’s hard to know who to believe about Global Warming. We know the planet is warming, but how much of the warming is caused by humans? We’re all searching for answers.
Here it is 3 weeks later, and people all across this great country are still showing amazing acts of humanity to make things a little easier for those whose lives were affected by Hurricane Katrina. Here are some ways that kids have been helping kids.
To all of our readers and their friends & families who have been affected by Hurricane Katrina: While a site called The Fun Times Guide may not seem like an obvious place to extend a hand to the survivors dealing with Katrina’s brutal aftermath… it’s the best we’ve got. Here’s how we’re helping Katrina victims.
Following are the responses received to our Katrina Blog — a request for photographs that depict ‘good news’… people helping people and having a POSITIVE impact on the lives of Hurricane Katrina’s victims.
Someone who was assisting Tsunami victims found a digital camera on the beach. After removing the memory card from the camera, he discovered the final pictures taken by the couple who owned the camera. These photos will make your hair stand on end…