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Judge Nixes Climate Change Defense

In October, 2016, a small group of climate-change activists entered a Kinder Morgan TransMountain oil sands pipeline facility near Anacortes, Washington and turned on the emergency shutoff valve. The group was led by of Ken Ward and Jay O’Hara, of Climate Direct Action, and are among several climate activists now facing severe felony charges for

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Urban Heat Island: An Environmental and Public Health Crisis by ClimateYou blogger Paul Rivers

With the coming impacts of climate change it is important that government agencies begin to address the forms of city infrastructure that prolong hot weather conditions. Climate change will result in increasing air temperatures in city areas, exposing residents to harmful high temperatures. It is well documented that cities around the world experience what is

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Climate Change City by City: Norwalk, Connecticut

CITY BY CITY: NORWALK, CT Connecticut towns along Long Island Sound are actively working to protect their coastal zones, warding off deleterious effects of climate change, especially from rising sea levels. Of great concern is the drowning of the salt marshes that protect Connecticut’s coastal towns. Connecticut is the first coastal state to study in

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Drought, Wild Fires and Climate Change by CityTech Blogger Henry Ovalle

Around this time of year is when wildfire season is as its peak, affecting the Midwestern region of the United States. But this season has a lot of Americans worried because of extreme drought conditions during the winter, caused by little rains and high temperatures. For example, eastern Oklahoma and surrounding areas has seen 133

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The Future & Sea Level Rise by CityTech Blogger Henry Ovalle

According to a recent report, sea level has increased 14 centimeters in the last century. That means, it has increased at a rate of 1.4 centimeters every year. But according to the report the ocean is currently rising at a rate of 3.4 centimeters per year. We all have to contribute to reduce the carbon

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