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Climate Change Effects on Buildings & Construction by City Tech Blogger David Persaud

Buildings are never meant to last forever, but with the climate changing, buildings of the future will have to withstand a lot more than they do today. According to the article “Climate change impact on buildings and constructions” by ClimateChangeAdaption, future buildings will be in more danger compared to today. “Increase in the risk of

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Watermelon Snow? by City Tech blogger Mariano Huaman

Recently, researchers have found that watermelon snow is a phenomenon caused by climate change. The snow is formed when temperature increases melt winter snow leftovers. However, the most important part of this discovery is the algae found on the ice. Algae are normally green but change color after producing a natural sunscreen which turns them red

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The Earth is Just Like its Climate by City Tech blogger Armin Salazar

I read the article “In the Indian Ocean, Fragments of a Continent Where There Should Not Be”. It’s surprising but not unexpected that we are still learning about the Earth every day. The island of Mauritius, where scientists recently found fragments of a broken-up supercontinent. BENEDICTE KURZEN FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES As the article talks

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Hot Spots & Climate Change by City-Tech Blogger Kristina Colon

As climate change causes temperatures to rise around the world, AP Science Reporter Seth Borenstein reported on ABC News that a new study is showing different ocean hot spots are being affected by this change as well. These hotspots can be found in the Atlantic, Indian and Pacific Oceans. When looking at over 2,000 species

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From Wildfires to Ice Melts by City-Tech blogger Mariano Huaman

Climate change is concerning scientists especially because heatwaves are hitting the Artics, parts of Australia and United States. Recently the high-temperature spike caused by climate change has induced wildfires in Sidney and Oklahoma. Last week the extreme weather caused a grass fire in Oklahoma, which forced the authorities to ask residents to leave their houses

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