Lauren Farrar has a background in biology, education, and filmmaking and is a science education interactive media producer at KQED. She enjoys good weather, good food, and good times.
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The Keeling Curve is one of the most compelling pieces of scientific evidence that shows that carbon dioxide (CO2) is accumulating in our atmosphere. Click on the red circles in the interactive to learn more about the Keeling Curve, which plots CO2 in the Earth’s atmosphere over time.
Vi Rapp is a research scientist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. She has a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering and focuses her research on improving combustion systems. One aspect of her work is designing cleaner, more efficient cookstoves. Watch this video to learn more about Vi Rapp.
Climate change is primarily caused by the accumulation of greenhouse gases, or heat-trapping gases, in the atmosphere. Click on the touch icons in the interactive to see sources of the main greenhouse gases.
Scientists around the globe have noticed that over the last 40 years Earth, as a whole, has been warming. This phenomenon, known as global warming, is affecting regional climates differently. View this interactive graphic to learn about its effects.
Meet Jennifer Holm, an Earth system scientist and terrestrial ecologist at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. She uses climate models to study how forests are changing as a result of climate change and how that may impact the future climate.