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Altering Environment by CityTech Blogger Nathan Persuad

Photo Credit: Nathan Kensinger / Curbed New York The changing climate on Earth is something everyone is currently experiencing whether they like it or not. This type of shift refers to a change in climate or temperature in a specific region. It could also be a change in Earth’s overall temperature. Earth’s climate has always

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Mother Nature Won’t Stop Hurricane Nate by CityTech blogger Angel Orellana

Photo Credit: https://earth.nullschool.net/ After Hurricane Irma and Harvey caused massive destruction, another tropical storm named Nate is already approaching the Gulf Coast. Nate has caused deadly flooding in Nicaragua and Honduras. There is a possibility that it might hit coastal Louisiana to the Gulf Coast of Florida. After it caused destruction in Nicaragua and Honduras,

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Next Tropical Storm is Easy on the Rain and Wind

The next tropical storm is moving towards Florida and heavy rain is expected there and in Cuba, according to weather.com    One to three inches of rain is predicted to fall in parts of south and east Florida, the Florida Keys, and northwest Bahamas and some flash flooding may happen. This “tropical depression” isn’t expected to

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Climate Change & Power Outages: Update, Puerto Rico

September 23, 2017 It’s estimated that Puerto Rico’s 3.5 million people are still without power after being hit three days ago with Hurricane Maria, a category 5 hurricane. The recent surge of hurricanes and tropical storms are directly related to climate change because of the warmer ocean and air temperatures. Puerto Rico’s Gov. Ricardo Rosselló

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Caribbean Islands Should Prepare for Climate Change by CityTech Blogger David Perez Ramos

According to National Centers for Environmental Information (NOAA), average, global temperatures at the surface of the earth has warmed from 12.7°C to 13.75°C (1.05°C higher) since the start of the 20th century. Other evidence that shows global temperature has increased since the 19th century is the rise in sea level of 10 to 25 centimeters.

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