Subtropical Storm Alberto becomes this seasons first named storm

Subtropical Storm Alberto has developed in the Gulf of Mexico. This is the first major storm of the 2018 hurricane season, which is supposed to start June 1. According to the National Hurricane Center, Alberto was located about 55 miles south of Cozumel, Mexico, and about 195 miles southwest of the western tip of Cuba. […]

Humans are causing massive changes in location of water all over Earth

A 14-year NASA mission has confirmed that a massive redistribution of freshwater is occurring across the Earth, and humans are the driving force behind the moves, according to the new study. “The human fingerprint is all over changing freshwater availability. We see it in large-scale overuse of groundwater. We see it as a driver of […]

Earth just had its 400th consecutive month of above-average temps

Last month marked the Earth’s 400th consecutive month with above-average temperatures. “We live in and share a world that is unequivocally, appreciably and consequentially warmer than just a few decades ago, and our world continues to warm,” said NOAA climate scientist Deke Arndt. The combined ocean and land temperature was 1.49 degrees Fahrenheit (0.83 degrees Celsius) […]

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupts

Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano erupted early on Thursday morning, blasting a plume of ash and debris 30,000 feet into the air. “5 AM eye-opener at the the Kīlauea Volcano summit,” the U.S. Geological Service tweeted. “HVO and Park Staffs previously evacuated.” A red aviation code had already been issued – warning pilots to avoid the potentially […]