CLIMATEYOU
April 25, 2021
George Ropes
Funds That Can Put Your Investments on a Low-Carbon Diet CLIMATEYOU         April 25, 2021         George Ropes Read Article
POLICIES AND POLITICS
April 22, 2021
George Ropes
Earth Day 2021: Here's the link to President Biden's Virtual Climate Summit with World Leaders. It's happening now! POLICIES AND POLITICS         April 22, 2021         George Ropes Read Article
OUR TAKE, POLICIES AND POLITICS
April 22, 2021
George Ropes
Our Take: America, The Future Is All Up To Us, April 22, 2021 OUR TAKE, POLICIES AND POLITICS         April 22, 2021         George Ropes Read Article
CONSEQUENCES, OUR TAKE, SOLUTIONS
April 16, 2021
George Ropes
OUR TAKE: If New York Goes Under Water, We All Do Too CONSEQUENCES, OUR TAKE, SOLUTIONS         April 16, 2021         George Ropes Read Article
CITY TECH BLOG, STUDENTS, SOLUTIONS
April 5, 2021
Yinhe Wang
Should you Buy an Electric Vehicle in 2021? CITY TECH BLOG, STUDENTS, SOLUTIONS         April 5, 2021         Yinhe Wang Read Article
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Our Take: America, The Future Is All Up To Us, April 22, 2021

As a preview of the virtual climate summit that President Biden will convene on Earth Day, Thursday, April 22 and Friday the 23rd, the article entitled, Joe Biden Faces Major Test Building US Credibility at Climate Summit, by Oliver Milman in The Guardian is a useful heads-up to all

CONSEQUENCES

OUR TAKE: If New York Goes Under Water, We All Do Too

Great. New York City is preparing for higher waters, having broken ground on a $1.45 billion East Side Coastal Resiliency Project (ESCR). But Manhattan is an island, and this plan only covers the Lower East Side.  It won’t do to just save Wall Street without protecting the Upper

CONSEQUENCES

Our Take: Can China & America Mobilize Together to Stop Climate Change?

David E. Sanger credits Joe Biden with uncommon candor in his White House Memo in the March 28 issue of the New York Times.  Rarely does a world leader lay out the guiding challenge of his administration with such clarity as Biden did in his first press conference

OUR TAKE

Remembering John Topping

Here at ClimateYou, we are saddened by the passing of John Topping, a trail blazer and leader in the world of climate change. Topping was President of the Climate Institute based in Washington, DC since its founding in 1986 and served as President until his death in March,

FINANCE AND ECONOMICS

Our Take: Protect Labor Rights, Protect our Climate and More

Dharna Noor, writing for earther.gizmodo.com, makes a compelling case why a piece of labor legislation that never mentions the weather or the climate is nevertheless a key component of the Green New Deal. I agree with her. Below I amplify and extend her arguments. Noor sees the Green New

CONSEQUENCES

America’s Four Great Migrations & the World They will Transform

The 4 Great Migrations, a column by Charles M. Blow in Feb. 23, 2021 issue of the New York Times is a fascinating and troubling delineation of four major migratory waves destined to wash over America in the next 50 years. Blow lists four environmental and demographic trends

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CITY TECH BLOG

Covid in Our Culture

In this ever-warming climate, especially at a time where pestilence is prevalent, I began to wonder if there is a connection between climate change and disease, specifically the SARS-CoV-2 virus. You may know it as “COVID-19”. If there is a connection, hypothetical or actual, it would begin with

CITY TECH BLOG

How Serious is Climate Change?

    To begin with a climate change is a change in global or regional climate patterns, in particular a change fully realized by the mid to late 20th century onwards. Climate change is attributed largely to the increased levels of atmospheric carbon dioxide produced by mining and using

The Effect of Software Industry on Climate Change

The Tech industry is the biggest innovation sector of the 21st century. Our everyday life one way or another depends on technology. One of the key sectors of technology is software which powers the computer. My career major is computer systems. As a computer system student, I have

CITY TECH BLOG

Plastic Air

Have you ever wondered where the plastic goes when you throw it away? If you think it will be recycled, think again, because not everything is recycled and not every type of plastic is recyclable. 6.3 billion metric tons of plastic is plastic waste, only seven percent of

CITY TECH BLOG

The Future of Farms

As climate change is getting more severe it affects all parts of society across the globe.  One industry that is the most impacted is the agricultural industry and the farmers who run them. If farmers and the general population do not start doing their part to help stop

CITY TECH BLOG

What can you as students do to help slow, stop or solve climate change?

First let me start by saying what climate change is, because you cannot just stop it by just saying “stop” and there will not be any climate change. I learned from my physics 10002ID class that climate change is a long-term change in the average weather patterns that have

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ClimateYou-City Tech-Brooklyn Botanic Garden Three-Way Collaboration

In spring 2020, an innovative three-way collaboration took place between ClimateYou, the Brooklyn Botanical Garden and two City Tech classes. It was a success. City Tech students in Professor Robin Michals’ Communication Design Photography Class and those in Professor Reginald Blake’s Natural Disaster Class joined together to explore

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About ClimateYou

ClimateYou provides people of all ages, interests, education levels and professions with a place to learn about climate change. At ClimateYou, you will find out about the causes and effects of climate change, interact with others from around the world, document your own local climate change, and discover ways to respond. ClimateYou is your place.

George Ropes
Senior Editor and CY Contributor

A former international relief and development worker, George Ropes has lived and worked in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. He is especially interested in how climate change affects the health and food security of people living in the developing world.

Abby Luby
Senior Editor and CY Contributor

Abby Luby is an environmental journalist, food and arts writer, and educator, whose work has appeared in The New York Daily News, SolveClimateNews, and Edible Hudson Valley. An experienced writing teacher, she now focuses on helping students to communicate about climate change.

Dedication

This website is dedicated to Dr. George H. Ropes, a math educator who lived in Westchester County, New York. He created one of the first interactive software programs in 1990 to teach students about climate change. He would applaud the efforts of ClimateYou.org to link people of all ages from around the world to explore, learn about, and communicate the many ways that a changing climate impacts life today — and what we can do about it.

Our focus is to teach you about all aspects of global climate change

About ClimateYou

ClimateYou provides people of all ages, interests, education levels and professions with a place to learn about climate change. At ClimateYou, you will find out about the causes and effects of climate change, interact with others from around the world, document your own local climate change, and discover ways to respond. ClimateYou is your place.

George Ropes
Senior Editor and CY contributor

Former international relief and development worker. He has lived and worked in Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Middle East. He is especially interested in how climate change affects the health and food security of people living in the developing world.

Abby Luby
Senior Editor and CY contributor

Abby Luby is an environmental journalist, food and arts writer, and educator, whose work has appeared in The New York Daily News, SolveClimateNews, and Edible Hudson Valley. An experienced writing teacher, she now focuses on helping students to communicate about climate change.

Dedicated to:

This website is dedicated to Dr. George H. Ropes, a math educator who lived in Westchester County, New York. He created one of the first interactive software programs in 1990 to teach students about climate change. He would applaud the efforts of ClimateYou.org to link people of all ages from around the world to explore, learn about, and communicate the many ways that a changing climate impacts life today — and what we can do about it.