global warming

Issues & Ideas: Tackling air pollution in Mongolia

Mar 7, 2018
Children peek out from inside a traditional Mongolian round felt tent or ger in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.
katya Cengel

Cal Poly Adjunct Professor, Katya Cengel reports from Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia--long known as the land of the eternal blue sky, but rapid urban migration is changing that.

The once nomadic population increasingly  now lives in cities with approximately 45 percent of the population, or one million people, living in the capital of Ulaanbaatar. 

NASA

Last month, a group of 375 of the world’s top scientists signed onto a letter designed to draw attention to the risks of climate change. 

Climate change is making English wine better

Feb 21, 2014

Britain has suffered its worst winter rainfall since records began – 250 years ago, and scientists say climate change is to blame. But the effects are not all bad. The UK is seeing much warmer summers, and that’s reversed the fortunes of a once derided industry: English winemaking. Once it was widely dismissed as "undrinkable."