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St. Louis is Drowning by ClimateYou Assistant Editor Idiatu Jalloh

St. Louis is an archipelago city off the coast of Senegal. It was once the capital of the West African nation when Senegal was a French Colony. The city, often referred to as the Venice of Africa, is famous for being a UNESCO world heritage site. Along with this, it is currently known to travelers

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Ag & Urban Land Use in New Zealand by Barnard Blogger Amelia Marcantonio-Fields

I vividly remember walking through customs barefoot after a 14-hour plane ride to New  Zealand. It was the summer of 2013 and I was about to embark on a six-week trip of hiking and environmental service projects. As my group approached customs, we were asked to take off our boots as a result of efforts

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Climate Change & Lake Michigan by Barnard Blogger Olivia Loomis

Lake Michigan is a valued cultural, economic, and environmental asset for Wisconsin. It is a rich resource for outdoor tourism offering lake recreation along its shoreline, while providing water for millions of people, houses ports that serve global shipping markets, and is even featured on Milwaukee’s new flag! While growing up a few blocks away

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Our Take: COP23 and the Urgency for Climate Change by ClimateYou Senior Editor George Ropes

The COP23 Conference in Bonn is mid-way through its second week. Things are going well. Major issues have been (1) the pace of change — small countries complain that big ones aren’t moving fast enough to cut their carbon emissions, and (2) the cost of change — poor countries want rich ones to shoulder more

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Our Take: Politicians Stop Short of Full Climate Change Agenda by ClimateYou Senior Editor George Ropes

Jerry Brown, the Governor of California and a climate activist, was nevertheless booed at the COP23 Conference in Bonn last week for not going further, faster, then he already has to reduce the carbon emissions that cause climate change. Bill McKibben penned an article in The New Yorker about a disgruntled audience booing Brown who was seen

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