This is the greenhouse effect: our atmosphere’s collection of gases (including CO2) traps some sunlight and thus warms the planet. This process is necessary for life to exist on Earth, but due to of the amount of fossil fuels being burned over the past few hundred years, more and more CO2 has been added to the atmosphere, and the atmosphere is retaining more heat than usual. Read More
A debate on the Blackfish documentary & its ensuing animal rights issues was hosted on campus last week. We break down the discussion between a UCSD philosophy professor and a SeaWorld corporate director. Read More