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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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Great Idea: Manual boarding vs Automatic boarding by CityTech blogger Viki Bailey

We need to learn how to build disaster-resistant communities to lessen the human fatalities and economic losses resulting from natural disasters. The first thing people who expect to be in harm’s way is to board up their homes. They do this to protect their property from being destroyed by hurricanes and tornadoes, floods.  An idea

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Greener more, icy less by City-tech Blogger Dave

When you think of Antarctica you usually think of a frozen wasteland with ice and snow covering everything. A new study shows that might not always be the truth in the future as the earth’s temperatures rise. Based on a study from the University of Exeter they found that the changes to the ecology of

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EARTH DAY’S MARCH FOR SCIENCE April 22, 2017

The March for Science is happening this coming Saturday, April 22, (EARTH DAY) on the National Mall in Washington, D.C.  Global organizing started in January and on Saturday, over 400 satellite marches are planned worldwide. Information about the march is here, and http://bit.ly/2nZjyGc  http://bit.ly/2ncAFHz . Click here to find a march in your area. In New York City the march starts at 10:30

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Climate Change City by City: Norwalk, Connecticut

CITY BY CITY: NORWALK, CT Connecticut towns along Long Island Sound are actively working to protect their coastal zones, warding off deleterious effects of climate change, especially from rising sea levels. Of great concern is the drowning of the salt marshes that protect Connecticut’s coastal towns. Connecticut is the first coastal state to study in

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