Student Blogs

Flooding Before and Now by City Tech Blogger Rabea Begum

  Why we are facing various natural disasters worldwide? Flooding is one of them. We are concern about the increasing amount of flood. If we look at the flood history, we can see that most of floods take hours or even days to develop. Some flood gives residents

How Does Your Academic Major Relate to Climate Change? by City Tech Blogger Nathan Persaud

As mechanical engineering undergraduates, we are taught to constantly innovate, invent, and improve products. One of the biggest challenges we face is making old technologies compliant with federal environmental regulations. Most old manufacturing technologies used fossil fuels to create and generate power. And one of the controversial issues

A Personal Account: Flood in Burkina Faso by City Tech Blogger Abdoulaye Drabo

During the past decade, Burkina Faso has been experiencing flooding all over the country.  Burkina Faso is landlocked country located in West Africa. It has a fast-growing population that is estimated at 18.65 million. In 2015, Burkina Faso experienced a flood that affected nearly 20,000 people. The flood

Increasing Trend of Hot Temperature Anomalies by City Tech Blogger Jiehao Huang

This study uses the daily summary data from NOAA’s Integrated Surface Database (ISD) (Smith et al. 2011). We focused on station-based temperature observations from 1979 to 2014 of three airports in the New York City area: John F. Kennedy (JFK), LaGuardia (LGA) and Newark (EWR). Daily anomaly threshold

Powering America on Solar by City Tech Blogger Mohammad Raihan

How much of America would we need to supply with solar panels in order to achieve 100% renewable energy status? Not much. In order to provide enough energy for the United States. We would have to produce four million gigawatts of energy per hour. That’s a lot of