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Drought and Conflict in Somalia by City Tech Blogger Yocelyne Portillo

Past and recent reports have demonstrated that Somalia has had a big issue with conflict and drought. Droughts have become such a big problem that thousands of people have been displaced from their homes because of them. There are around 12.3 million people living in Somalia and 6.2 million of that population are in deep

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The intersection of Race & the Environment: the Asian Pacific Environmental Network in the San Francisco Bay Area by Barnard Blogger Pearl Karliner-Li

From my experience, many individuals dismiss environmental climate change as a leading and urgent issue, not because they don’t believe it to be true or important, but because they believe there are more urgent issues at hand, for example, the fact that there are 45 million people “stuck below the poverty line” in the US

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What can you as students do to help to solve climate change? by Barnard Blogger Anna Kaplan

A way in which I or anyone can impact climate change is to change our everyday behaviors. I am talking about gradually adopting a zero-waste form of life. Zero-waste can be achieved with a circular economy in which things are designed not to produce waste as an end product. It is about being intentional about

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Its an Emergency: People at Risk by CityTech blogger Angel Orellana

Many African Americans live in a place where they are exposed to toxic air pollution from from the fossil fuel industry. The study revealed that “more than 1 million African Americans live within a half-mile of natural gas wells, processing, transmission, and storage facilities, and 6.7 million live in counties with refineries, potentially exposing them

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Climate Change and its Effects on Storms in New York City by Barnard Blogger Isabella Mungioli

New York City’s location on the water has defined its existence and has led to its prominence from its very start. The island of Manhattan, surrounded by varying waterways, has worked in its favor to create a transportation, commercial, and social hub connected by the water. But now, as the effects of climate change are

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