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Judge Nixes Climate Change Defense

In October, 2016, a small group of climate-change activists entered a Kinder Morgan TransMountain oil sands pipeline facility near Anacortes, Washington and turned on the emergency shutoff valve. The group was led by of Ken Ward and Jay O’Hara, of Climate Direct Action, and are among several climate activists now facing severe felony charges for

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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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