A wave of academic periodicals devoted to theory started appearing in the 1970s. Criticism wasn't far behind.
Some countries argue that they should keep their ocean territories, even if the land they're based on is submerged.
Emitting just 1 ton of nitrous oxide—a common ingredient in synthetic fertilizer—is roughly equivalent to emitting 300 tons of carbon dioxide.
There's often a disconnect between the ambitions of scientists engaging the public and the potential participants themselves.