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Drought in Syria Impacting Farmers by City Tech Blogger Jiehao Huang

As the global temperature mean continues to warm, changes in the Earth’s climate are being observed through extreme weather events. Recent research has shown that climate change was a contributing factor in the extreme drought experienced within Syria. Various factors show that Syrian farmers were particularly vulnerable to drought. According to Journal oGeophysical Research-Atmospheres,it states

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Sustainable Practices at Expo 2020 Blog by Danielle Telemaque

Environmental issues in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are caused by the exploitation of natural resources, rapid population growth, and high energy demands. The continuing temperature rise caused by global warming is contributing to Dubai’s water scarcity, drought, rising sea level, and aridity, and it has forced Dubai to push for a green economy. Rates of waste output

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Drought and Conflict in Somalia by City Tech Blogger Yocelyne Portillo

Past and recent reports have demonstrated that Somalia has had a big issue with conflict and drought. Droughts have become such a big problem that thousands of people have been displaced from their homes because of them. There are around 12.3 million people living in Somalia and 6.2 million of that population are in deep

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How Much Do Volcanoes Influence the Climate? by City Tech Blogger Maria De Leon

A volcano is a conical hill or mountain formed by material from the mantle being forced through an opening or vent in the Earth’s crust. Volcanic eruptions can affect climate in two ways, they release the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, contributing to the warming of the atmosphere, and sulfur dioxide contained in the ash cloud

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Its an Emergency: People at Risk by CityTech blogger Angel Orellana

Many African Americans live in a place where they are exposed to toxic air pollution from from the fossil fuel industry. The study revealed that “more than 1 million African Americans live within a half-mile of natural gas wells, processing, transmission, and storage facilities, and 6.7 million live in counties with refineries, potentially exposing them

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