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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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Radical Action needed or the world Could Be Doomed by CityTech blogger Richard Gonzalez

Who do we think we are? This is such a beautiful world we live in but we can’t manage to get things right. The article by Fiona Harvey, an environmental correspondent at The Guardian, discusses how humans are damaging the environment faster than it can recover. I would like to offer this: we are responsible

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Coincidence, Prediction or War? What is going on that we don’t know? by CITI-tech blogger Sergio Carrillo

Photo Credit: Rebecca Blackwell / AP Lately, Mexico has been shaken by several earthquakes in a row. These earthquakes started on September 7, 2017. One occurred with a magnitude of 8.2 killing hundreds of people. This was followed by another earthquake on September 19, with a magnitude of 7.2 causing infrastructure damage, and costing hundreds

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OUR TAKE: The New Wave of Climate Refugees From Puerto Rico

An article last week on the dire status of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria said to expect one of the largest mass migration flows to the United States in recent history. Reporters Daniel Cusick, Adam Aton predicted tens of thousands of storm victims will flee the island to start new lives in the United States and

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Hurricane History and the Dominican Republic by CityTech Blogger Maria De Leon

For decades, the Dominican Republic has always been caught in the eye of the hurricane. The country just experienced this again with Hurricanes Irma and Maria, where there was much damage and has reminded many of Hurricane George in September 1998, a hurricane that is engraved in the Dominicans’ memories, even though it was a

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