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The Positive Effects of Hurricanes by CityTech Blogger Matthew Williams

When a hurricane is approaching, most people are only worried about getting prepared for the storm itself. Not many people think about how hurricanes can positively impact the environment. Some of the positive effects include more rainfall, seed dispersal, and habitat modification.  The heavy rainfall of a hurricane can be hazardous, but can also help

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Global Warming and Coastal Flooding by CityTech Blogger Branden Harris

From what I’ve read about global warning’s effect on coastal flooding I am concerned about what the future holds. As of right now the seas are rising by about an inch per decade. If greenhouse gas emissions aren’t controlled, global seas could rise by 10 inches to 2.5 feet, on average. The higher the sea

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Vertical Greening by CityTech Blogger Dave

The topic that I have chosen to write about this week is one that I have never heard of before. I saw it while reviewing the sheet that we received in the beginning of the semester on topics to discuss. The topic is vertical greening. Not having any prior experience with the topic of climate

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Humans Are Changing Climate Faster Than Natural Forces by CityTech Blogger Keng Wai Lam

Quotes from the article: According to the author Melissa Davey, “researchers have developed a mathematical equation to describe the impact of human activity on the Earth, finding people are causing the climate to change 170 times faster than natural forces”: “The equation was developed in conjunction with Professor Will Steffen, a climate change expert and

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Climate Change and Weather by CityTech Blogger Thierno I Diallo

Photo Credit: techcrunch.com The effects of global warming are now visible everywhere. In the morning, I woke up with nice weather and a sunny sky. One minute after, the forecast was predicting a drastic change within a couple hours. We will go from sunny and slightly cool weather to snowy and cold weather. Isn’t this a

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