A long-feared scenario in which global warming causes Arctic permafrost to melt and release enough greenhouse gas to accelerate warming and cause catastrophe probably won’t happen. Researchers conclude that even if methane is released from permafrost, very little actually reaches the atmosphere.
Border communities—those towns and cities that share a boundary with another region—are often critical passageways for economic prosperity: the movement of vehicles, goods and workers through these communities can impact the commerce of an entire city, state or nation.
In the world of fashion, inspiration is born from the ordinary and extraordinary—city streets, nature, architecture, culture . . . and biochemistry? For UC San Diego alumna Jinghan Zong, absolutely.
On Feb. 6, Antarctica reached 65 degrees Fahrenheit, the same temperature San Diegans were experiencing. The day marked the warmest temperature ever recorded for the southern continent, which came just days after the Earth saw its warmest January on record.