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How Does Your Academic Major Relate to Climate Change? by City Tech Blogger Nathan Persaud

As mechanical engineering undergraduates, we are taught to constantly innovate, invent, and improve products. One of the biggest challenges we face is making old technologies compliant with federal environmental regulations. Most old manufacturing technologies used fossil fuels to create and generate power. And one of the controversial issues currently is air pollution. Air pollution today

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Rooftop Choices to Cool Things Down by Paul Rivers for ClimateYou

So here’s the question: If you’re an urban apartment dweller, what are your rooftop options? How can you, as a tenant, educate yourself and figure out which kind of rooftop is the most feasible for your particular building. For example, green and white or reflective roofs are growing as technologies to replace inefficient and heat

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Green Roof Tops Cool our Cities Down by Paul Rivers for ClimateYou

New York City, like other urban areas worldwide, struggle with the urban heat island effect (UHI). This phenomenon takes advantage of the energy absorption by building materials and results in a warmer environment in city areas compared to surrounding rural districts. This problem fundamentally lies in the physical characteristics of city building materials which are

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