Atmospheric Rivers – January 18, 2023

Atmospheric Rivers – January 18, 2023

A parade of strong storm systems has brought much needed relief to drought-stricken California over the last month. However, this is turning into a case of “too much of a good thing” as atmospheric rivers – long, narrow currents of exceptionally wet air – are...
Healthy Eating – January 11, 2023

Healthy Eating – January 11, 2023

We hear about “healthy eating” all the time, but how does that actually transform into tangible and tasty meals when it comes time to eat? Healthy eating is much more about eating nutrient-dense foods than simply restricting calories. Just because a food is high in...
New Year’s Resolutions – January 4, 2023

New Year’s Resolutions – January 4, 2023

It’s that time again – when resolutions are made for the New Year – when we’re extra motivated to tackle goals and put past failures behind us. But for the majority of people, these pledges last only a few weeks into the New Year. A research study dating back to the...
Climate Solutions – December 30, 2022

Climate Solutions – December 30, 2022

Extreme weather events from 2022, ranging from heat waves to historic low river water levels to drought and wildfire, highlight a destabilized climate and a precursor of what’s to come in the future. The last few years have experienced cooling due to the La Niña...
Polar Plunge – December 21, 2022

Polar Plunge – December 21, 2022

Some people – especially cruise-goers – may know the “polar plunge” as taking a dip in the frigid waters (like the Arctic or Antarctic Ocean). But another polar plunge, resulting in air temperatures 30 – 50 degrees lower than normal in some regions, is coming to the...
A Fusion Future? – December 14, 2022

A Fusion Future? – December 14, 2022

Splitting and combining atoms both produce heat and energy. We’re already familiar with fission, as this is the process used in nuclear reactors and atomic bombs. It involves a large atom splitting into two or more smaller ones. Fusion, just as its name implies,...