Sea level rise: when news isn’t news

Climate change has become a hot topic in more ways than one, so instead of jumping straight into the issues surrounding sea level rise it’s worth discussing how climate change or global warming can sometimes play out in the news. Let’s start with something cool, concrete, and agreeable: numbers. Most people would agree that .3… [read more]

Introducing oceanographer Josh Willis

In my ongoing pursuit to understand ocean science and marine life, I’ve attended many lectures. My favorite and one that still stands out in my memory was presented by Josh Willis, an oceanographer who works for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, more commonly known as JPL. What was so great about this talk? It was presented… [read more]