An independent source of information on environmental matters, based on the best available evidence.
We do not advocate any particular position.

Environment Counts | Sea level rise accelerating on U.S. East Coast :

A source of independent, understandable andevidence-based information and insights on a range ofcurrent environmental matters, assisiting people to maketheir own judgments. We do not advocate particular positions.


Read More

Environment Counts | New evidence affirms interglacial warming linked to small variations in Earth’s orbit

New evidence affirms interglacial warming linked to small variations in Earth’s orbit Author: Geoff Zeiss – Published At: 2016-08-03 18:04 – (749 Reads) Approximately 800,000 years ago, something changed within the climate system that led to glacial/interglacial periods with a cycle time of roughly 100,000 years. In 1941, Milutin Milankovitch introduced his orbital forcing theory […]


Read More

What's New

Environment Counts | Massive collapse of Antarctica ice shelf likely due to surface warming :

Published by geoff on 2014-09-11 In February to March of 2002, the Larsen-B ice shelf in the Antarctica catastrophically collapsed in one season with a loss of 3,250 square km of floating ice. Larsen B had been stable for 12,000 years since the last glacial period. Larsen B ice sheet collapse Source NASA Radiocarbon-constrained chronologies […]

Read More

Environment Counts | Rapid thinning of the Pine Island glacier also occurred 8,000 years ago :

Published by geoff on 2014-02-21 Pine Island Glacier, a major outlet of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, has been undergoing rapid thinning and retreat for the past two decades. Pine Island Glacier This study shows that Pine Island Glacier also experienced rapid thinning of about a meter per year, which is comparable to modern rates, […]

Read More

Environment Counts | WHO links 23% of global deaths to the environment :

Published by geoff on 2016-03-15 The World Health Organization (WHO) has released statistics linking 23% of global deaths or roughly 12.6 million deaths a year to the environment. Deaths linked to the environment The most common causes of death linked to the environment are stroke, ischaemic heart disease, unintentional injuries (accidents and natural disasters), cancers, […]

Read More
See a complete list of What's New