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OUR TAKE: Playing Both Sides of the Fossil Fuel Fence

A new report of how G20 Governments are pouring more funds into fossil fuels has just appeared on the Oil Change International site.  Oil Change International is a research, communication, and advocacy organization that exposes the true costs of fossil fuels and seeks to facilitate future transitions towards clean energy. Science has overwhelmingly shown that preventing

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Predicting future Hurricanes by City-Tech Blogger Branden Harris

People are still mourning the loss of lives of families and friends that were tragically killed in last year’s East Coast hurricane, Matthew. This occurrence left not only trauma, but $10 billion in damages in the United States alone. Having said that, the coastal areas are once again preparing for another hurricane season. Credit: NOAA

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Catastrophe Risk Pools Protect Against Natural Disasters by Mariano Huaman, City-Tech BLogger

In the last few years, many countries in the Caribbean have experienced abnormal climate conditions which have caused drought. These conditions could continue this year. Drought affects the economy in many countries that depend on agriculture for their income. People in those countries have called on the government to focus on the impact of drought

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Climate Change Goes Forward, with or without the U.S.

Last month at the annual World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, climate change loomed large on the agenda. Government officials joined business leaders and investors in realizing that sustainable business ventures were a $12 trillion opportunity and that investing in fossil fuels was not the way to go. Announced at Davos was the new

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What’s a Carbon Bubble?

Nearly all climate scientists agree that the Earth has been getting warmer since industrialization began in the 18th century. Overwhelming data support the conclusion that burning so-called fossil fuels that ages ago were plants — coal, oil, and natural gas — releases the carbon that plants contain in the form of carbon dioxide (CO2). These

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