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Fossil Fuels and Global Warming by City Tech Blogger Lok Ting Wong

Humans have come to rely heavily on fossil fuels but most people don’t know how they affect the climate. In this decade, climate change is the world’s biggest problem. How do we solve the problem of climate change? This is an important problem we all need to think about. Global warming has been, in part,

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How Climate Change Affects My Home by City Tech Blogger Eduardo Bravo

For the past 10 years I have experienced many natural disasters that have affected New York City. People are starting to take notice that the unusual weather patterns we are experiencing might be due to climate change, a hard reality to accept. In December 2015, I can remember the temperature being around 60°F during Christmas

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The New Normal: The Impact of Climate Change on Nor’easters by City Tech Blogger Kristy Kim

Climate change is likely a major factor in the frequency and severity of the nor’easters this year. The increasing temperature of the ocean may provide more energy and moisture content for nor’easters to potentially intensify the rain and snow fall that can precipitate on the East Coast. The significant impact of nor’easters on affected populations

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Global Warming Related To Extreme Weather and Possible Solutions by City Tech Blogger Lok Ting Wong

Some people may ask, what is the relationship between extreme weather and global warming? I can affirm the two components are indeed related to each other. Many extreme weather events have taken place all around the world, and recent data has shown extreme is more frequent and severe than ever before. As we know, the

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Long-term Urban CO2 Observations in Salt Lake City by City Tech Blogger Justin Brock

A new paper published in PNAS details a long-term study of carbon dioxide levels in Salt Lake City, Utah. Salt Lake City is unique in that it has an extensive network of CO2 monitors in place since 2004. Other cities such as Pasadena, California and Heidelberg, Germany for the last 10 years also have CO2

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