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California Drought and Climate Change by City Tech Blogger Jerry Camilien

Climate change is drastically affecting the west coast of the United States, especially California which has experienced major droughts due to the lack of long rain. While living in California, I experienced the after-effects of a long drought, which devastated the state. In 2014 California the safe levels in reservoirs were severely decreased and was

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How Can Farmers Prepare For More Intense Droughts & Decrease the Effects of Climate Change? by Barnard Blogger Sophie Whitehouse

Amidst Madera County in Central California lies a city known as Chowchilla. Surrounding the city are acres of almond farms. Madera County produces over 100 million pounds of almonds per year and this number is always expanding. Between 2007 and 2014  approximately 23,000 acres of natural land in California’s agricultural region was converted to almond

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Think Twice about Climate Change, Create awareness by City Tech Blogger Rabea Begum

Scientist saying there could be a more outrageous wildfire season like California had in this year. They are assuming this fire is because of climate change. Every year higher temperatures and more precipitation creates more variances then the previous year. It is making a difference between drought years and famine years. Those reason are increasing

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Drought in Syria Impacting Farmers by City Tech Blogger Jiehao Huang

As the global temperature mean continues to warm, changes in the Earth’s climate are being observed through extreme weather events. Recent research has shown that climate change was a contributing factor in the extreme drought experienced within Syria. Various factors show that Syrian farmers were particularly vulnerable to drought. According to Journal oGeophysical Research-Atmospheres,it states

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Drought and Conflict in Somalia by City Tech Blogger Yocelyne Portillo

Past and recent reports have demonstrated that Somalia has had a big issue with conflict and drought. Droughts have become such a big problem that thousands of people have been displaced from their homes because of them. There are around 12.3 million people living in Somalia and 6.2 million of that population are in deep

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