What's the weather in your city like right now?

In Seattle, everyone's walking around with umbrellas and overcoats. We're all waiting for nice, mild weather to return come spring.

But is that nice, mild weather still going to be there in 100 years?

Scientists have studied how climate change is going to affect big, dramatic weather events. We're pretty sure hurricanes will become stronger and droughts may be longer and more intense, but there hasn't been a lot of time devoted to nicer days.

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Whale, whale, whale, what do we have here?

Three humpbacks off the coast of Massachusetts. Photo by the author.

These humpback whales are the coolest (and among the biggest) creatures on Earth.

Normally, these majestic beasts spend their time hanging out in the ocean, scraping barnacles off their chins, occasionally coming up for air, and eating fish using their magical water cyclone-making powers.

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Have you ever wondered what it looks like miles below the surface of the ocean?

Image from NOAA Office of Ocean Exploration and Research, 2016 Deepwater Exploration of the Marianas.

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