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Catastrophe Risk Pools Protect Against Natural Disasters by Mariano Huaman, City-Tech BLogger

In the last few years, many countries in the Caribbean have experienced abnormal climate conditions which have caused drought. These conditions could continue this year. Drought affects the economy in many countries that depend on agriculture for their income. People in those countries have called on the government to focus on the impact of drought

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EARTH DAY’S MARCH FOR SCIENCE April 22, 2017

The March for Science is happening this coming Saturday, April 22, (EARTH DAY) on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.  Global organizing started in January and on Saturday, over 400 satellite marches are planned worldwide. Information about the march is here, and http://bit.ly/2nZjyGc  http://bit.ly/2ncAFHz . Click here to find a march in your area. In New York City the march starts at 10:30

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Humans Are Changing Climate Faster Than Natural Forces by CityTech Blogger Keng Wai Lam

Quotes from the article: According to the author Melissa Davey, “researchers have developed a mathematical equation to describe the impact of human activity on the Earth, finding people are causing the climate to change 170 times faster than natural forces”: “The equation was developed in conjunction with Professor Will Steffen, a climate change expert and

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If Tump Nixes Climate Agreement by City Tech blogger Theo Pierre

I found it a little ironic that we were speaking about this very subject in my physics natural disaster class at City-Tech on Thursday and then this article, “Trump seeking quickest way to quit Paris climate agreement, says report,”  came up. As a reference point, last year’s historic UN climate change conference in Paris, COP

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Climate Related Disasters: Future Challenges by City Tech Blogger Hussein Alnomani

Climate disasters are rising on a noticeable scale. Now about 70 percent of the weather related l disasters are due to climate change. These continuing disasters are costing more money and lives. In the last decade 2.4 billion people were affected by climate related disasters and hazards, compared to 1.7 billion in the decade before.

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