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Altering Environment by CityTech Blogger Nathan Persuad

Photo Credit: Nathan Kensinger / Curbed New York The changing climate on Earth is something everyone is currently experiencing whether they like it or not. This type of shift refers to a change in climate or temperature in a specific region. It could also be a change in Earth’s overall temperature. Earth’s climate has always

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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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Airplane Exhaust: Harmful Inside and Out by CityTech blogger Viki Bailey

Studies say that any type of toxic pollutant kills thousands. We know that airplane crashes kill people but what about airplane releases of exhaust? Emissions from planes flying above 3,000 feet can have as harmful exhaust as it does landing. Last year the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) declared that jet engine exhaust endangers public health by

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Georgia Power Outages Almost Fixed

UPDATE: September 27: The number of customers still without power in Georgia are 363, representing a total of 64 Active Outages. Power has been restored to nearly the almost 1.2 million Georgia customers who lost electricity after Irma. From Georgia Power’s outage map, as of today, they are working on 75 active outages which affect

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What about that 3%? by CityTech Blogger Jonathan Yee

By now, just about everyone knows the often-cited statistic: 97% of papers agree that anthropogenic climate change (ACC, referred to as AGW in the article) is real. The remainder consists of dissenting papers that reject ACC– a total of 38 papers. As it turns out, those papers had not undergone peer review prior to being published

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