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Climate Change, Scarcity, War: Where We are Going? by CityTech blogger Rabea Begum

Image Credit: Adapted from (Kelley, S, Cane, Seager, & Kushnir, 2014) Climate Change a ‘Contributing Factor’ in Syrian Conflict by  Brian Kahn This article on ClimateCentral is focusing on how climate change is the beginning of conflict in Syria, specifically basing ideas off a new report on the subject. Here, we can see that drought

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El Nino and Famine in Africa: Is Media Just? by CityTech blogger Viki Bailey

Slider Photo Credit: ABC News Featured Photo Credit: blog.frontiergap.com When I see a picture like the one in this blog, I see someone lionizing their image by posing next to a famine country. Many countries in East Africa like Ethiopia are battling crippling drought caused by record El Nino disturbances. However, the picture says to

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OUR TAKE: Deforestation, Climate Change: There Still is No Planet B by Senior Editor George Ropes

A recent article by Bobby Magill of Climate Central looks at massive deforestation and how it contributes to the rising carbon emissions that impact global warming. The article tells of a study by Global Forest Watch  revealing how the world lost 47 percent more forested land in 2015 than it did 16 years ago and how

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Increasing Sahel storms in West Africa by City-Tech Blogger Mariano Huaman

A new study has found that in West Africa Sahel climate change is making a difference in the storms. This area is between the Atlantic and the Red Sea. Climate change impacts has upset rainfall patterns making storms three times stronger than in the previous years. Sahel storms are considered among the most powerful around the world.

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Climate Change & the future of Africa by City Tech Blogger Thierno Ibrahima Diallo

Africa is the continent which is facing terrible consequences due to the climate change. According to the article written by Claudia ten Have of United Nations University, published in July 06th 2008, titled “Africa and Climate Change”, many deleterious changes from climate change is to be expected for the future. According to Claudia, “Africa is set to experience:

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