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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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Vertical Greening by CityTech Blogger Dave

The topic that I have chosen to write about this week is one that I have never heard of before. I saw it while reviewing the sheet that we received in the beginning of the semester on topics to discuss. The topic is vertical greening. Not having any prior experience with the topic of climate

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Climate Change & Public Health by City-Tech Blogger Johnny Guevara

Unfortunately, climate change has not been much of a concern to the public. There are some people that believe it is only affecting animals, or only areas in the Arctic. Or that it is too far away to affect them. However, as climate change continues to get worse, so does public health. The consequences of

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Consequences of Global Warming by City-Tech Blogger Henry Ovalle

Global warming is disturbing the climate system of our beautiful planet Earth. Now we see more frequent and severe weather patterns due to higher temperatures caused by greenhouse gases, carbon dioxide, and other pollutants. These gases are trapped in the atmosphere and absorb the heat and radiation of the sun. This causes the Earth to

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Climate & Health Meeting is ON

When the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) suddenly cancelled a major conference on climate change and health last month, ostensibly for budgetary reasons, several universities and Al Gore’s The Climate Reality Project jumped in to fund and reconstitute the conference as a 1-day event to be held on Thursday February 16, 2017 at The Carter Center

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