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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

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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

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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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The Rise of the Tide

New York City, also known as the capital of the world is about to face one of their largest climate change threats which is the rise in sea levels. The worlds glaciers are rapidly melting due to heating in earth’s temperature which is causing sea levels to rise

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Electric Cars

Can a single technology have a significant impact on climate change? Climate change is the long-term change of weather patterns over countries and regions over time. This has been proven by comparing weather patterns from pre-industrial era to post-industrial era, as well as observing rising sea levels. I

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Tourism and Climate Change

Tourism exists because it encourages people to travel for pleasure and enjoy their time. Tourism includes the business of attracting, accommodating and entertaining tourists and depends on security, culture, natural beautifications, education, population. But I believe that tourism is heavily impacted by weather and climate. As someone who

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Nuclear Power can Reduce the Impacts on Climate Change

People are not fond of hearing about nuclear power plants, or seeing one; ever heard of the famous nuclear power plant in Chernobyl? Yeah, that alone created fear of nuclear power plants and since then the fear still lingers as of today. People should realize that we shouldn’t

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Natural Disasters Made Worse by Climate Change

Our current state of occurring natural disasters is tremendous! Most natural disasters are exacerbated by climate change deeming them more dangerous and can sometimes wipe out an entire region and the prevalent livelihood of that region. Three of the most potent natural disasters across all regions are heat

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Effect & Threats of Climate Change in My Home Country Nepal

Regional effects of climate change are proving to be long-term significant changes in the expected patterns of average weather.  The world average temperature is rising due to increasing levels of greenhouse gases, especially carbon dioxide. When the global temperature changes, the changes in climate are not expected to

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The Climate Crisis and the Covid-19 Pandemic

Climate change plays a huge role in a global pandemic. Because of rising temperatures and deforestation the animals are forced to leave their natural habitat and migrate to a better habitable environment (Goodell). During this migration when animals from different species move to the same environment the pathogen

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The Effect CFCs Have on Climate Change

A major issue in climate change is man-made compounds such as chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), hydrofluorocarbons (HCFCs) and halons. These gases act to destroy earth’s lower and upper atmosphere. Scientists have proven that the stratospheric layer makes life possible by shielding the earth from harmful ultraviolet rays that are generated

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Should you Buy an Electric Vehicle in 2021?

Maybe you don’t know that there are more than 287.3 million cars in the U.S. as of 2020 and there are 38% more cars on the streets of the United States today than in 1991. More than 900 Americans out of every 1,000 Americans own cars. With the

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