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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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Learning to Design Buildings for Climate Change by CityTech Blogger Yocelyne Portillo

As a student majoring in Architectural Technology, climate change can influence and relate to my academic major in many ways. Architecture not only focuses on creating a well functioning and aesthetically pleasing building design, but it also must be safe and economical. It is important to design and construct energy-efficient buildings that could help reduce

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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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Our Take: Harvey Home Owners: Stay or Go, Pay or Pray, Rebuild or Relocate?

Harvey flooded Houston, but it is likely to put America’s entire real estate market in turmoil. In an article by Richard Luscombe in The Guardian, he reports on the trend that factors in “environmental threats and climate change to land and property values [which] looks certain to become the standard nationwide as Houston begins to

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