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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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The Rising Seas by City-Tech blogger Branden Harris

After reading an article I found on Climate Central my perspective has drastically shifted. One look at the title: “Rising Seas Threaten Land Home to Half a Billion” and I felt connected to the article. I, like the rest of us, am a human being and planet Earth is my home; our home. I believe

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Climate warming in Conakry by City-Tech Blogger Thierno I Diallo

The influence of climate change in my home country has completely changed the view of the capital. Climate warming in Conakry is not only dependent on greenhouse gases, according to an article “Climate warming in Conakry: A factor independent of greenhouse gases” by a local news writer Moïse Sidibe, published on November 11th 2015. Many

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It’s Getting Hotter by City Tech Blogger Armin Salazar

The New York Times article “Earth Sets a Temperature Record for the Third Straight Year” by Justin Gillis reported that in 2016 the Earth broke its highest temperature record. Some main points in the article pointed to the frequency of high temperature record breaks, and the damage it is causing now and may cause in

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Global Droughts & Climate Change

Globally  many areas are struggling with intense drought. One of the worst affected is Ethiopia, which has been dealing with drought for over 50 years, impacting over 10 million people. The need for emergency aid has increased for 2016. Ethiopian farmers have been unable to plant for two seasons leaving the country without much of

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