Evan Lim, Author at State of the Planet

Evan Lim

Evan is a junior at Columbia College studying English and Sustainable Development. He is currently a staff writer for GlacierHub.

Recent Posts

Climate Change and Glaciers Affect Mountain-Building in Patagonia

Extensive field work in Patagonia confirms the theory that climate change and glaciers can affect the forces inside the Earth that build mountains.

by |May 27, 2021

Warming in Norwegian Fjord Causing Changes in Seabird Populations

A recent study examines how shifts in water temperature and coastline glaciers create challenges and opportunities for seabirds in Norway’s Hornsund fjord.

by |April 28, 2021
Collection of microplastics

Microplastics Are Affecting Melt Rates Of Snow And Ice

Current measurements and instruments do not take into account the effect that microplastics have on snow and ice, potentially overestimating the role of black carbon.

by |April 1, 2021
Sea squirts on ocean floor

How Climate Change Is Affecting Sea Squirts In Antarctica

As melting glaciers alter ecosystems in and around Antarctica, scientists study how sea squirts react.

by |March 18, 2021
Drang Drung Glacier in India

Studies Reveal Global Ice Melt Estimates Have Been Conservative

Ice is melting more rapidly than previously thought, according to two new studies, which examine some of the specific causes.

by |February 17, 2021
Whitter, Alaska. A town right on the harbor.

How to Predict the Unpredictable in a Changing Climate

As climate change continues to alter the Earth’s complex environmental systems, unfamiliar risks will emerge. A recent study suggests a few tools to reduce uncertainty in disaster preparation.

by |February 5, 2021