Perception of climate change

Source: PNAS Should the public be able to recognize that climate is changing, despite the notorious variability of weather and climate from day to day and year to year? We investigate how the probability of unusually warm seasons has changed in recent decades, with emphasis on summer, when changes are likely to have the greatest practical effects. We show that the odds of an unusually … Continue reading Perception of climate change

Dynamic Periodic Table of the Elements

Daniel Ferry (www.excelhero.com) created this dynamic periodic table in excel and it is very impressive. He conducts the Excelhero academy every year. The Image below is taken from Excelhero and you can download the Source file and play with it. Additional resources: Michael Dayah’s periodic table Elements iPad app Periodic Videos Continue reading Dynamic Periodic Table of the Elements

Climate Change, Health & Sustainability

Source: PNAS Climate change poses threats to human health, safety, and survival via weather extremes and climatic impacts on food yields, fresh water, infectious diseases, conflict, and displacement. Paradoxically, these risks to health are neither widely nor fully recognized. Historical experiences of diverse societies experiencing climatic changes, spanning multicentury to single-year duration, provide insights into population health vulnerability—even though most climatic changes were considerably less than those anticipated this century and beyond. … Continue reading Climate Change, Health & Sustainability