Remember the movie, "The Day After Tomorrow," in which a catastrophic series of global disasters strike after climate change causes the world's ocean currents to stop? Well, new research reveals Earth's major ocean currents are slowing down.
A giant iceberg broke off the Brunt Ice Shelf in Antarctica on Friday, not far from a British scientific outpost. The 490 square miles (1270 square kilometers) chunk of ice is bigger than New York City and broke free in a process called calving, according to a statement from the British Antarctic Survey.
"Fertility has historically been sensitive to cyclical events such as wars, economic crises, epidemics and even to climatic conditions. These events all result in a decrease and not an increase in births."
Jane Worthington moved her grandkids to protect them from oil and gas wells—but it didn't work. In US fracking communities, the industry's pervasiveness causes social strain and mental health problems.