What Are Global Warming and Climate Change? by Chuck Mccutcheon: Global warming is one of the most talked about science subjects today. Maybe you have seen pictures of polar bears or other animals stranded atop floating chunks of melting ice. Perhaps you have heard about or lived through extreme weather--hurricanes, floods, water shortages, heat waves,...
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, I was fascinated by this ... that it has been studied ... "Some 200 million U.S. residents will suffer serious psychological distress from climate-triggered weather events- extreme floods, heat waves, droughts, fires, hurricanes and tornadoes- as well as the property damage, food and water shortages and int'l conflicts that result from them, says the NWF report 'The Psychological Effects of Global Warmin gon the U.S.'"
HATE ZOOS!!! RIP Winner The Polar Bear Dies In Heat Wave!!!!! The last remaining polar bear at Buenos Aires zoo has died in a heat wave. Zoo officials say 'Winner' became nervous and irritated amid the scorching heat and the noise from fireworks during Christmas Eve celebrations.
How smart are polar bears? Polar bears may be just as smart as some apes, according to research scientist Alison Ames. Their success at hunting seals in a dynamic arctic environment is one sign of their brain power. "This is learned behavior and reveals that polar bears are very intelligent animals. They are highly cognitive creatures that top the food chain in polar regions.
Hudson, a polar bear, cools down by playing with a block of ice during a swim in his enclosure at Brookfield Zoo on July 18, 2013 in Brookfield, Illinois. A heat wave continues to grip much of the country today with temperatures expected to top 90 degrees in forty-seven states. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)