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CITY BY CITY: Cities on the Move to Adapt to Climate Change by ClimateYou Editor Abby Luby

They came from cities all over the world in a galvanized effort to take on climate change and affect a plan for low-carbon, resilient urban growth. This incredible summit happened last week at the Cities and Climate Change Science Conference (Cities IPCC, #CitiesIPCC) in Edmonton, Canada. This summit was the first of its kind where

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OUR TAKE: Time for an Underground Supergrid by ClimateYou editor Abby Luby

Over a week ago, raging winds slammed the U.S. east coast, flooding coastal cities, toppling trees, downing power lines. Here in Westchester, New York, a large county directly north of New York City, most residents lost power for several days and many, like me, for over a week. When my neighborhood was without power it

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The North American Supergrid: Saving our Electricity and Our Climate by ClimateYou Editor Abby Luby

Imagine a high voltage supergrid that would supply 48 states with a reliable stream of electricity. Right now, a High Voltage Current transmission network, or supergrid, is being proposed. It’s known as the North American Supergrid (NAS or Supergrid). The NAS would be constructed almost all underground along already existing roadways or right-of-ways. Power lines

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Solar Power: Incentives and Tesla? by CITI-Tech blogger Viki Bailey

Photo Credit: Winegard – Amazon / altered by Viki Bailey Solar power, is the conversion of energy from sunlight into electricity, either directly using photovoltaics (PV), indirectly using concentrated solar power, or a combination of the two. There are many kinds of discounts and incentives to get people to invest in solar power. Do these incentives even work? If I was to create a

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Next Tropical Storm is Easy on the Rain and Wind

The next tropical storm is moving towards Florida and heavy rain is expected there and in Cuba, according to weather.com    One to three inches of rain is predicted to fall in parts of south and east Florida, the Florida Keys, and northwest Bahamas and some flash flooding may happen. This “tropical depression” isn’t expected to

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