Helicopter pilot Mike Schaeffer was wrapping up a tour when he spotted this incredible weather phenomenon along the coast of Panama City Beach, Florida. While the online community has dubbed this a "cloud tsunami," it is actually a rare occurrence where temperatures cause clouds to form wave patterns.
The last ten years have been a remarkable time for great earthquakes. Since December 2004 there have been no less than 18 quakes of Mw8.0 or greater – a rate of more than twice that seen from 1900 to mid-2004. Hundreds of thousands of lives have been lost and massive damage has resulted from these ...
IEA Warns Of Failure Toward Clean Energy Climate Goals | The International Energy Agency has warned that clean energy progress is falling short of the necessary levels to combat a global temperature increase. IEA-2In a report published Wednesday, the International Energy Agency (IEA) examined progress across the development and deployment of key clean energy technologies, including hydro and ocean energy, onshore and offshore wind, solar PV and thermal electricity, geothermal, and bioenergy.
Arctic Sea Ice at a Minimum by earthobservatory....: In August and September 2012, sea ice covered less of the Arctic Ocean than at any other time since at least 1979, when the first reliable satellite measurements began dropping to 3.41 million square kilometers (1.32 million square miles)—well below the previous record of 4.17 million square kilometers (1.61 million square miles) set in 2007. At the same time Antarctic Sea Ice reached a maximum! #Arctic #Sea_Ice #NASA