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The Physics of Natural Disasters by  Babajide Sonibare

A couple of weeks ago, in the middle of October, several nations across the globe reached a consensus to implement a protocol targeted to reducing emissions of hydrofluorocarbons , better known as HFCs. At first glance, I did not understand how potent this compound was, much less the adverse effect it has on our planet.

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Let’s not forget Kigali Agreement by Christian A. Lopez

Less than one month ago, on October 15, will go down in climate change history. A headlined story in the New York Times stated it was an important day for the people of this planet and our future generations. That day, 170 countries came together in Kigali Rwanda to achieve a legally binding agreement to

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World Wins, HFCs Lose

In a dramatic agreement last week, almost 200 countries voted to phase down the use of potent greenhouse gases known as hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs), chemicals commonly used in refrigerators and air conditioners. The agreement amends the Montreal Protocol and aims to reduce global warming by 1°F by 2100. This deal will avoid emitting 80 billion metric

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HELP SAVE THE PLANET APPS

With Earth Day 2016 now behind us, we’d like to keep the vibe going and share a short list of apps geared towards saving the planet.  We found this list on Dailydot.com, a site worth checking out. In this age of touch and click, these apps may give you a sense of involvement when it

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NYC Hotels Take up the Carbon Challenge

The Associated Press reported today that over a dozen famous hotels in  New York City have pledged to cut their greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent by the year 2025. Those hotels include the Waldorf-Astoria New York, , the Pierre, Crowne Plaza Times Square, the Grand Hyatt New York, the Westin New York at Times

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