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If You Live On or Near the Coast, You’re Gonna Get Wet

Where do you live? If you live on or near the coast, you’re gonna get wet. A study just published by the Union of Concerned Scientists says that already 90 cities, mostly in Louisiana and Maryland, are inundated, which is defined as a non-wetland area subject to flooding 26 or more times a year. Within

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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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Greener more, icy less by City-tech Blogger Dave

When you think of Antarctica you usually think of a frozen wasteland with ice and snow covering everything. A new study shows that might not always be the truth in the future as the earth’s temperatures rise. Based on a study from the University of Exeter they found that the changes to the ecology of

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When it Rains, it Pours by City Tech Blogger Dave

A study by researchers from MIT and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich shows that rainfall could increase by 3 to 15 percent for every degree Celsius the planet warms. If the average global temperatures rise by 4 degrees over the next hundred years because of increased carbon dioxide emissions, the U.S. and

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Risk of Sea Level Rise in Coastal Cities by City-Tech Blogger Henry Ovalle

According to the Climate Institute, one of the worst impacts resulting from the influence of human beings on climate change is the global sea level rise, caused by the melting of the arctic ice. There is statistical evidence that the sea level rise has increased in the last two or three decades. A recent study,

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