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How to Save Earth From…Us

How to Save Earth From…Us

Since you’re here with us watching SciShow I’m gonna go out on a limb and guess that you’re not a big skeptic about the climate change. Of course, whether you understand it or not, it’s happening Though not understanding it could be a particularly big deal if you happen to be a country. Or someone …

The Polar Vortex Explained in 2 Minutes

The Polar Vortex Explained in 2 Minutes

Dr. Holdren: If you’ve been hearing that extreme cold spells like the one that we’re having in the United States now disprove global warming, don’t believe it. The fact is that no single weather episode can either prove or disprove global climate change. Climate is the pattern of weather that we observe geographically and over …

Global Warming Pushing Trees into Tundra

Global Warming Pushing Trees into Tundra

if you’re watching the young turks chances are that you accept or at least understand that human uh… climate change and you probably know more than the average person so we’ve got a very interesting little consequence of climate change and that is that vasu regions of the north near the arctic circle are falling …

LS2B – Cycles of Matter and Energy Transfer

LS2B – Cycles of Matter and Energy Transfer

Hi. It’s Paul Andersen and this Life Science Core Idea 2B (LS2B). It’s basically on matter and energy and how they’re transferred in an ecosystem. And so we want students to really understand how ecosystems function. How matter moves in and out of life. And so how do we get there? Well in the elementary …

How Global Warming Works in Under 4 Minutes

You may have heard of global climate change, which is often called “global warming.” But how much do regular people understand the science of climate change? If you were asked to explain how global warming works, could you? Take a moment to try to explain to yourself how virtually all climate scientists think the Earth …

Institute on the Environment: The Right Time and Place

Institute on the Environment: The Right Time and Place

If we look at every measure of our planet’s environment, we’re losing. We’re losing more biodiversity. We’re losing against the fight against global warming. As much as we might like to think these are getting better, they’re not. Environmental problems in the 21st century are huge problems. Things like climate change affect the entire planet. …