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How climate change will affect the quality of our water

Algae blooms in Lake St. Clair and in western Lake Erie in 2015. Photo: NASA by Alessandra Potenza@ale_potenza  Jul 27, 2017, 2:00pm EDT Last year, slimy green and foul-smelling algae took over Florida’s beaches, releasing toxins that killed fish and shellfish and sickened people. The algal bloom prompted the Florida governor to declare a state of emergency and likely caused widespread economic …

Atmosphere of Hope: Searching for Solutions to the Climate Crisis

Tim Flannery’s new book Atmosphere of Hope highlights innovative solutions to the world’s climate crisis by Charlie Smith on October 12th, 2015 at 7:52 PM By Tim Flannery. HarperCollins Publishers Ltd., 245 pp, hardcover Runaway climate change has all the characteristics of a disaster movie. Under the worst-case scenarios, rising sea levels will eventually swallow up coastal cities and island …

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