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Leading by Example: Google leads renewable energy movement by City Tech Blogger Gerald Pasco

Over the past decade Google has grown to be one of the biggest companies on the planet. People from all over the world know who and what Google is: acompany who strives on the principle of innovation. So it really isn’t a surprise when you read on the news that their company is almost entirely

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How Does Your Academic Major Relate to Climate Change? by City Tech Blogger Nathan Persaud

As mechanical engineering undergraduates, we are taught to constantly innovate, invent, and improve products. One of the biggest challenges we face is making old technologies compliant with federal environmental regulations. Most old manufacturing technologies used fossil fuels to create and generate power. And one of the controversial issues currently is air pollution. Air pollution today

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How can you most impact climate change in your career? by City Tech Blogger Yocelyne Portillo

In my future career as an Architect or working in the field of architecture can impact climate change in both negative and positive ways. As Victor Olgyay, a principal architect of the Rocky Mountain Institute explained that, buildings make up around 35 percent of all energy and 60 percent of generated electricity thus they make

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Making Boston Resilient by Barnard Blogger Alexander Hedge

My relationship with the City of Boston runs very deep. It all started back in May of 1997 when I was born in the South End. I moved away when I was a small child, but returned to my hometown last summer to work for a construction firm. During that summer I lived with my

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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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