Environment

Warmest January on Record Globally

February 15, 2020 Cogito Ergo Sum

What’s more impressive than the margin of warmth itself is that it occurred without any assistance from an official El Niño event. El Niño tends to produce warmer global temperatures, as the warm sea-surface temperatures slathered across the central and eastern tropical Pacific transfer ocean-stored heat into the atmosphere. MORE

Environment

One of world’s largest fish just went extinct

January 17, 2020 Cogito Ergo Sum

China isn’t the only nation at risk of losing its biodiversity. An explosive United Nations report released this past May found that up to a million species are at risk of extinction because of human activities. About 66% of the global marine environment has been significantly altered by humans, and more than a third of all marine mammals are threatened, the report said. MORE