Climate and Agriculture in the Southeast

Happy Aphelion Day!

Happy Aphelion! The summer in the Northern Hemisphere is NOT warmer because we are closer to the sun. In fact, today marks the point in Earth’s orbit when we’re furthest from the sun. The exact time is 12:46 pm EDT when the Earth will be 94,507,803 miles from the Sun….
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Has global volcanism increased recently?

If you watch the news, you might think that the number of volcanoes erupting has increased in recent years. It’s an important question for climatologists since volcanic emissions can affect the climate. However, I saw this article from Smithsonian’s Global Volcanism Program today which indicates it really isn’t increasing, but…
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