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Vertical Greening by CityTech Blogger Dave

The topic that I have chosen to write about this week is one that I have never heard of before. I saw it while reviewing the sheet that we received in the beginning of the semester on topics to discuss. The topic is vertical greening. Not having any prior experience with the topic of climate

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Climate Change Effects on Buildings & Construction by City Tech Blogger David Persaud

Buildings are never meant to last forever, but with the climate changing, buildings of the future will have to withstand a lot more than they do today. According to the article “Climate change impact on buildings and constructions” by ClimateChangeAdaption, future buildings will be in more danger compared to today. “Increase in the risk of

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Climate Change May Overload US Electrical Grid by City-Tech Blogger Kristina Colon

As the weather gets hotter, more people will be using air conditioners, fans and all kinds of electrical devices to keep cool. Researchers at the University of California – Berkeley, Stanford University, the University of Michigan and the University of British Columbia are now finding that the United States electrical grid will no longer be

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My Take on Fracking by Theo Pierre, City-Tech Blogger

What is fracking? To be honest I didn’t know what fracking was up until a few weeks ago, when I was speaking to my father about my natural disaster project. He mentioned the word fracking and how it effects the increase in earthquakes and that really concerned me. He was surprised when I told him

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A Brief Comment on Greenhouse Gasses by City Tech Blogger Irania Vazquez

A major cause of global warming are some of the air pollutants that are emitted into the earth’s atmosphere. There are greenhouse gasses such as carbon dioxide that make global warming worse. Greenhouse gasses have always been around but with human activity there have been increased levels of these gasses throughout the years. The gasses

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