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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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Global Warming and Coastal Flooding by CityTech Blogger Branden Harris

From what I’ve read about global warning’s effect on coastal flooding I am concerned about what the future holds. As of right now the seas are rising by about an inch per decade. If greenhouse gas emissions aren’t controlled, global seas could rise by 10 inches to 2.5 feet, on average. The higher the sea

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Effects of Sea Level Rise in New York by City-Tech Blogger Henry Ovalle

  Scientists believe that sea level rise caused by global warming present a lot of risk to New York City and Long Island. More than 300,000 people could be affected with just with six feet of sea level rise. Scientist predict that the Atlantic coast including the south of Brooklyn stretching all the way to

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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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Sea Level Rise – How Much by When? by City-Tech blogger Matthew Williams

One effect of climate change is rising sea levels. Because of excessive carbon emissions since the beginning of the Industrial Revolution, annual average temperatures have been on the rise. Because of this, the polar ice caps are melting, leading to an increase in sea levels. A study by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change shows

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