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The Earth is Changing Fast! by City Tech Blogger Mohammed Forkan

  Climate change is heard so frequently now that people are just sidestepping the topic. What is a climate change then? I rather briefly inform you the causes without giving you a literal meaning of it. The rising of sea levels, shrinking mountain glaciers, accelerating ice melt in Greenland, Antarctica and the Artic, and shifts

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Time to Sell Your Beachfront Property? by Senior Editor and Contributor George Ropes

An article by Peter Hess a few days ago on inverse.com shows the alarming rate of sea level rise revealed by 25 Years of Satellite Data. Scientists using satellites and carefully correcting for such atmospheric anomalies as the eruption of Mt. Pinatubo, various calibration errors, and the fact that the sea floor is sinking, have determined that

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Altering the Environment by City Tech Blogger Nathan Persaud

Changing climates on Earth is something everyone is currently experiencing whether they like it or not. This type of change refers to change in climate or temperature change in a specific region. This could be a change in Earth’s usual temperature. Earth’s climate has always been constantly changing. More specifically, here in New York City

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Flooding Before and Now by City Tech Blogger Rabea Begum

  Why we are facing various natural disasters worldwide? Flooding is one of them. We are concern about the increasing amount of flood. If we look at the flood history, we can see that most of floods take hours or even days to develop. Some flood gives residents enough time to prepare or evacuate. There

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Utiagvik, Alaska, Ground Zero for Climate Change by ClimateYou Senior Editor George Ropes

It’s not nice to fool Mother Nature, but a computer algorithm at a weather station in the northern Alaskan town that used to be known as Barrow and is now named Utiagvik, doesn’t seem to mind. A recent story on Huffingtonpost by Ryan Grenoble told how the  National Center for Environmental Information (NCEI) has been

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