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Solar & Renewable Energy forges ahead in India by City Tech Blogger Branden Harris

India is moving swiftly in the direction of a greener future and is on track to exceed expectations towards achieving their goals on renewable energy. According to a Climate Central article, India is the world’s third largest carbon polluter and the country has pledged to dramatically increase its renewable energy capacity and limit catastrophic temperature

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Barnes Ice Cap shrinking more and more by City Tech Blogger Kristina Colon

The Barnes Ice Cap, considered the last remaining piece of the major glacier Laurentide Ice Sheet that once blanketed Canada and much of the northern United States  is being threatened by global warming a new study says. In a recent article by Brian Kahn at ClimateCentral.org, he wrote “Humans are in the process of changing the planet in

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Alaska’s Permafrost releases more carbon by City-Tech Blogger Branden Harris

The CO2 emission levels or Carbon dioxide levels have been rising steadily and it’s causing concern, especially in Alaska. Data extracted from satellites and air crafts show that the amount of CO2 emitted from Alaska has increased by 70% between 1975-201 5 between October and December each year. This is because Alaska’s permafrost, a frozen

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When it Rains, it Pours by City Tech Blogger Dave

A study by researchers from MIT and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich shows that rainfall could increase by 3 to 15 percent for every degree Celsius the planet warms. If the average global temperatures rise by 4 degrees over the next hundred years because of increased carbon dioxide emissions, the U.S. and

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Judge Nixes Climate Change Defense

In October, 2016, a small group of climate-change activists entered a Kinder Morgan TransMountain oil sands pipeline facility near Anacortes, Washington and turned on the emergency shutoff valve. The group was led by of Ken Ward and Jay O’Hara, of Climate Direct Action, and are among several climate activists now facing severe felony charges for

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