Saving a penny for a rainy day? Climate change is accelerating the earth’s water cycle, and James S. Famiglietti, a hydrologist at UC Irvine, is using enhanced techniques to predict impacts from stream flow measurements around the globe. Evaporations rates, precipitation rates, and stream flows from land ice will intensify as global warming continues. What does this mean for you? Storms will become more intense as polar regions and the tropics receive more rain and snowfall than temperate regions. How will you spend your chunk of change?
In the wake of reactionary rulings by the Supreme Court that seized a woman’s right to abortion after the Justices had unleashed potentially lethal freedoms to gun owners, one can only shudder at the prospect of the court’s upcoming decision on West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).