Making a Climate Model

May 8, 2014; 5:00 AM ET

Just like any computer model, climate models are far from perfect, but they are still very useful. Ever wonder how they are made? Valerie Smock and Brett Anderson help explain.

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  • Making a Climate Model

    Making a Climate Model

    May 8, 2014; 5:00 AM ET

    Just like any computer model, climate models are far from perfect, but they are still very useful. Ever wonder how they are made? Valerie Smock and Brett Anderson help explain.

  • Global Warming: Skeptic or Believer

    Global Warming: Skeptic or Believer

    December 19, 2013; 5:00 AM ET

    It's been debated for many years. Global warming is a hot topic and we asked around to see what some people think about the subject. Valerie Smock has more.

  • Planes, Trains, Automobiles: Which is Better for the Earth?

    Planes, Trains, Automobiles: Which is Better for the Earth?

    December 5, 2013; 5:00 AM ET

    December is a popular month to travel because of the holidays. Some of that travel is not helping the environment. Valerie Smock explains which mode of transportation is best for the Earth.

  • Black Friday Shopping the Earth-Friendly Way

    Black Friday Shopping the Earth-Friendly Way

    November 28, 2013; 5:00 AM ET

    Instead of buying a gift card or something simple this year, try thinking outside the box. Perhaps a purchase that is eco-friendly is the way to go. Valerie Smock has more.

  • Thanksgiving Fixings May Be Holiday Buzzkill

    Thanksgiving Fixings May Be Holiday Buzzkill

    November 28, 2013; 5:00 AM ET

    Turkey, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie and those creamy mashed potatoes are all part of the Thanksgiving tradition. Valerie Smock says that our favorite feast may be in danger due to climate change.

  • West Coast Governors Battle Climate Change

    West Coast Governors Battle Climate Change

    November 7, 2013; 5:00 AM ET

    Climate change is a hotly debated topic. Top officials met in San Francisco recently to figure out how to battle the issue. Valerie Smock explains some of their concerns.

  • Flood Losses in Major Coastal Cities Could Top $50 Billion

    Flood Losses in Major Coastal Cities Could Top $50 Billion

    October 24, 2013; 5:00 AM ET

    According to a study, flooding could become even more detrimental in the future, not only to coastlines, but also to your wallet. Valerie Smock discusses the numbers.

  • Greenhouse Gases Expected to Cause Rise in Sea Level

    Greenhouse Gases Expected to Cause Rise in Sea Level

    October 17, 2013; 5:00 AM ET

    According to a study, greenhouse gases emitted current will cause sea level rise for centuries to come. Valerie Smock explains other contributors to a higher sea level.

  • Future of Hunting, Fishing Could Be in Jeopardy

    Future of Hunting, Fishing Could Be in Jeopardy

    October 10, 2013; 5:00 AM ET

    As the world warms, due to a changing climate, there is a chance the sport of hunting and fishing could be affected. Valerie Smock has more on what could happen in the future.

  • Snowsuit or No Suit: A Halloween Debate

    Snowsuit or No Suit: A Halloween Debate

    October 25, 2012; 5:00 AM ET

    If you live in the northern half of the country, you may likely have been trick-or-treating in the snow one year and not the next. Could this become the norm? Valerie Smock explains.

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