Category Archives: climate change

It isn’t nice to defy Mother Nature

And she is so pissed: “30-Foot Drift of Tumbleweed Buries Motorists on the Highway”, a/k/a “Tumblegeddon” The plant is thought to have arrived in the United States when American farmers, looking for inexpensive flax seed in the 1870s, bought contaminated … Continue reading

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Distressing animal news: climate change and scallops

From 538 Significant Digits: 24 pounds of sea scallops The effects of climate change are wide-ranging, including shifting water temperatures and mass die-offs of sea creatures. For hundreds of years, bay scallops from the Peconic Estuary fed Long Islanders, but … Continue reading

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