CONSEQUENCES, FINANCE AND ECONOMICS, POLICIES AND POLITICS, SOLUTIONS
June 14, 2021
George Ropes
Can the G7 & China Save Our Home? CONSEQUENCES, FINANCE AND ECONOMICS, POLICIES AND POLITICS, SOLUTIONS         June 14, 2021         George Ropes Read Article
CONSEQUENCES, WEATHER AND CLIMATE
June 4, 2021
Andrew Dillon Bustin
February 2021: Texas Freeze, Winter Storms, and the Polar Vortex CONSEQUENCES, WEATHER AND CLIMATE         June 4, 2021         Andrew Dillon Bustin Read Article
ENERGY, CONSEQUENCES, OUR TAKE, POLICIES AND POLITICS
June 3, 2021
George Ropes
Our Take: Getting to Net Zero ENERGY, CONSEQUENCES, OUR TAKE, POLICIES AND POLITICS         June 3, 2021         George Ropes Read Article
FINANCE AND ECONOMICS, OUR TAKE
May 29, 2021
George Ropes
The Week the Climate Crisis Came of Age FINANCE AND ECONOMICS, OUR TAKE         May 29, 2021         George Ropes Read Article
CONSEQUENCES, WEATHER AND CLIMATE
May 26, 2021
Alice Turnbull
Embers of Australian Wildfires 2019-2020 CONSEQUENCES, WEATHER AND CLIMATE         May 26, 2021         Alice Turnbull Read Article
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Our Take: Climate Activist Greta Thunberg ‘Connects the Dots.’

In a video released May 2021, Our Relationship to Nature is Broken, Greta Thunberg, a vegan, extends her climate-change message to focus on food production. At present, she says, 83 percent of agricultural land is devoted to the raising of livestock, while animals provide only 18 percent of

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Our Take: Al Gore at 73: Climate Statesman

The crisis has continued to worsen much faster than we have been implementing solutions,” said Al Gore, near the start of a wide-ranging interview he gave on Earth Day, 2021. The climate crisis is “an existential threat to the future of human civilization.” He was speaking with journalist

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Our Take: Getting to Net Zero

The global energy transition needs to happen fast, but the consequences for countries dependent on oil exports for much of their revenue would be catastrophic.  Big rich countries like Saudi Arabia can diversify. They’re building a big plant to make green hydrogen. Russia too has a large, diversified

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Nuclear Energy – Where Are We Today?

Nuclear energy has long been touted as the ultimate fuel source, limitless and emission-free. However, the term nuclear energy conflates two very different processes and technologies: fission and fusion. For anyone interested in or concerned about the climate, getting acquainted with the facts, pros, cons, and issues surrounding

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The Week the Climate Crisis Came of Age

Last week was an eventful one for the climate, an important one. Not because carbon emissions were slashed, nor because someone invented a cheap way to remove vast quantities of greenhouse gases from the air. Not even because of Ana, the first named tropical storm of the Atlantic

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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

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Consequences: Bangladesh is Under Water due to Climate Change

My home country is Bangladesh which is located in South East Asia. Growing up I was  privileged to spend half of my life in Bangladesh. Bangladesh is a country which is surrounded by river and oceans with beautiful seasons and natural beauties. But climate change has been affecting

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As Students How Can We Help Slow, Stop or Solve Climate Change?

Can you imagine a city where you wake up in a clean environment and breath clear air? No, we cannot, and I believe it is too late for us to stop climate change. We all know deep inside our hearts that we are directly responsible for climate change,

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We Stand or We Crumble; Climate United Front

What is Climate Change? Climate Change is a change in global or regional climate patterns. Climate patterns can include any recurring characteristic of climate including glacial periods, extensive heat waves, droughts, famines, floods. Global warming is the main cause for most of these natural disasters. Heavy concentration of

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 Climate Change in the Dominican Republic 

Many of our Latin American countries located throughout South America have undergone extreme environmental changes. Climate change has affected agriculture, migration and the economy. One of the countries that has been impacted by climate change is the Dominican Republic (DR). The country is located in the Caribbean region and despite its small size, it is one

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The United States’ Climate Fight

The Paris Agreement is a multi-organizational interdependent legally binding treaty that its goal is to limit global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius. Global warming is defined as the warming of earth caused by the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere from the burning of fossil fuels and deforestation. Human activity is causing a change in the earth temperature and the Paris Agreement is

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My Take: Climate Change is Real & its Happening

Before I discuss climate change, I would like to explain what climate change is. Climate change is the imbalance in the climate’s pattern, which can cause the rise in temperature as well a decrease in the temperature. Climate change is a major ongoing issue that has been happening

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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.