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Things you may not know about the Heat Waves by CityTech blogger Maria De Leon

As climate change proceeds, there will be more extreme weather events, and these events pose a threat to people’s health. Extreme weather will affect people and animals, as well as whole ecosystems. Heatwaves and high temperatures can have a dramatic impact on people’s physical health. We only have to look at the increases in emergency

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Our Take: COP23 and the Urgency for Climate Change by ClimateYou Senior Editor George Ropes

The COP23 Conference in Bonn is mid-way through its second week. Things are going well. Major issues have been (1) the pace of change — small countries complain that big ones aren’t moving fast enough to cut their carbon emissions, and (2) the cost of change — poor countries want rich ones to shoulder more

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Our Take: Politicians Stop Short of Full Climate Change Agenda by ClimateYou Senior Editor George Ropes

Jerry Brown, the Governor of California and a climate activist, was nevertheless booed at the COP23 Conference in Bonn last week for not going further, faster, then he already has to reduce the carbon emissions that cause climate change. Bill McKibben penned an article in The New Yorker about a disgruntled audience booing Brown who was seen

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Climate Change, Scarcity, War: Where We are Going? by CityTech blogger Rabea Begum

Image Credit: Adapted from (Kelley, S, Cane, Seager, & Kushnir, 2014) Climate Change a ‘Contributing Factor’ in Syrian Conflict by  Brian Kahn This article on ClimateCentral is focusing on how climate change is the beginning of conflict in Syria, specifically basing ideas off a new report on the subject. Here, we can see that drought

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Our Take: Big Oil: Dead Men Walking by ClimateYou Senior Editor George Ropes

Big Oil still doesn’t get it. What will it take to make the majors realize that they are all dead men walking? These guys refuse to see the light. As reported by Rakteem Katakey on Bloomberg news,  the oil giant BP Plc is sending their heavy hitters to the annual Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition

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