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Resiliency on Tap for Cities Across the Globe by ClimateYou Editor Abby Luby

Clear and decisive pathways for cities to become resilient against climate change are spelled out in the new report “Climate Change and Cities (ARC3.2).” The the 800+ page report report was issued on March 6, 2018 by the Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN) and is UCCRN’s Second Assessment Report (Cambridge University Press) where over

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CITY BY CITY: Cities on the Move to Adapt to Climate Change by ClimateYou Editor Abby Luby

They came from cities all over the world in a galvanized effort to take on climate change and affect a plan for low-carbon, resilient urban growth. This incredible summit happened last week at the Cities and Climate Change Science Conference (Cities IPCC, #CitiesIPCC) in Edmonton, Canada. This summit was the first of its kind where

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IUCN Red List: Wild crops listed as threatened Essay by City Tech Blogger Frank Trapani

Wild crops are being threatened by intensive farming, deforestation and urbanization. Twenty different kinds of rice, wheat, and even yam plants have recently been  listed as threatened by the IUCN’s red list. IUCN is the International Union for Conservation of Nature that provides knowledge and tools to help us protect our environment. Commercial crops are

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The Effects of CO2, in Climate Change by City Tech Blogger Sergio Carrillo

When discussing the topic of climate change, it is essential to begin with a brief definition of climate change to know exactly what it is; globalissues.org defines climate change as “an increase in average global temperatures caused by the increase in greenhouse gasses such as Carbon Dioxide, or CO2”. This process, of course, is global

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The intersection of Race & the Environment: the Asian Pacific Environmental Network in the San Francisco Bay Area by Barnard Blogger Pearl Karliner-Li

From my experience, many individuals dismiss environmental climate change as a leading and urgent issue, not because they don’t believe it to be true or important, but because they believe there are more urgent issues at hand, for example, the fact that there are 45 million people “stuck below the poverty line” in the US

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