Carbon Emissions Alter Earth’s Ability to Heal Itself

Carbon Emissions Alter Earth’s Ability to Heal Itself

Carbon emissions dramatically alter the Earth’s ability to heal itself. Generations of scientists and activists warned of the consequences if the world’s population did not reduce planet-warming emissions, primarily carbon dioxide (CO2), methane, and ozone released when fossil fuels (coal, gas, and oil) are used for electricity, heat, and transportation. Moreover, climate change is responsible […]

Alpine Avalanche Kills at Least 7 Hikers Amid Record Temperatures [Video]

Alpine Avalanche Kills at Least 7 Hikers Amid Record Temperatures [Video]

A large section of ice broke off an Alpine glacier in Northeastern Italy’s Dolomite mountains triggering an avalanche of rock, snow, and ice. Rescuers rushed to the Marmolada glacier by helicopter to search for surviving hikers. Officials report seven known casualties and nine people injured. Initially, 17 hikers were unaccounted for, but that number dropped […]

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