The Climate Crisis

BU researchers explore the science behind Earth's environmental changes, and what they mean for our future

Bruce Anderson, a College of Arts & Sciences associate professor of earth and environment, explains why global temperatures are rising, and why some theories don’t hold water.

Read full story on BU TodayWinter is getting warmer, spring is coming earlier, and plants are enjoying an extended growing season in northern areas. But that is not good news. As vegetation flourishes, it could draw down the water supply, bringing on drought, insect infestations, and forest fires. What was once green, lush land could become brown and barren. In this five-part series, Boston University researchers explore the how climate change will change our lives, and how the way we live our lives could influence climate change.

A version of this article was originally published in BU Today.