Menopausal Mother Nature

News about Climate Change and our Planet


What's the best car for older drivers?

That’s my late mom’s 2000 Toyota Echo, with her 45-year-old vintage license plates. It’s a four-generation car; she drove it into her 90s, then I drove it for a few years and now my daughter drives it with her brand…

Nieves penitentes and Earth’s shadow

“Nieves penitentes” is Spanish for “penitent-shaped snows.” These ice structures form in extreme conditions of high elevation, high solar radiation, low humidity, and dry winds.


NEBRASKA: State lawmaker: Humans not changing climate but must prepare

A lawmaker who doesn’t believe humans are causing climate change is nevertheless leading a push to ensure Nebraska farmers are better prepared for extreme weather like the blizzards and flooding that hit the state this year.