Thousands remain missing and displaced in the Bahamas following the devastating impact of Hurricane Dorian earlier this month. The storm, which struck the island chain as a category five hurricane […]
As part of the Natural Science and Mathematics (NS&M) Colloquium series this semester, Nobel Peace Prize winner and Professor at Penn State University in the Department of Meteorology and Geoscience, […]
Greenhouse gases, CO2 emissions and global warming are common words in today’s vocabulary. On September 14 in Schaefer Hall, Dr. Charles Adler of the Physic Department, Dr. Bill Williams of the Biology Department and Dr. Al Hovland of the Chemistry Department gave a panel discussion on those very topics. The talk was split into three sections, with each professor having their own section concerning the energy crisis. The panel was concluded with questions from the audience.
While those of us here at St. Mary’s are busy writing papers, working projects, and studying for exams, our world leaders are busy at the 16th Conference of the Parties (COP16) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
On Wednesday, Oct. 21, reporter Elizabeth Kolbert lectured on the history and future of climate change as revealed by Arctic ice. The lecture was based on her book, Field Notes from a Catastrophe, in which she chronicled the stories of scientists researching the arctic.