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Manufacturing Islands to cope with Rising Sea-levels by City-Tech blogger Dave Persaud

As sea levels rise more and more, it’s becoming crucial for us to find a way to cope with this change. One nonprofit company, Seasteading Institute aims to help us cope with this issue by building islands to form a city in the South Pacific. This plan will allow us to live on these islands

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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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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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The Positive Effects of Hurricanes by CityTech Blogger Matthew Williams

When a hurricane is approaching, most people are only worried about getting prepared for the storm itself. Not many people think about how hurricanes can positively impact the environment. Some of the positive effects include more rainfall, seed dispersal, and habitat modification.  The heavy rainfall of a hurricane can be hazardous, but can also help

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Global Warming and Coastal Flooding by CityTech Blogger Branden Harris

From what I’ve read about global warning’s effect on coastal flooding I am concerned about what the future holds. As of right now the seas are rising by about an inch per decade. If greenhouse gas emissions aren’t controlled, global seas could rise by 10 inches to 2.5 feet, on average. The higher the sea

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