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My Take: The Future of Climate Change

We often ask ourselves, can we actually influence the world to make a change? Would stopping the emission of greenhouse gases or perhaps a micro lifestyle change like recycling our plastic bottles make a difference? But as we look further into recycling, if done so by the majority,

The Paris Agreement & the Future

The Paris Agreement is a legally binding international treaty on climate change. It aims to keep global warming between 2 to 1.5 degrees Celsius through economic and social transformations. Since the Paris Agreement was signed in 2015, 196 nations have joined. Known as the United Nations Framework Convention


Climate Change: What can We Do as Students Do to Help Slow It?

According to NASA, if we were to stop emitting greenhouse gases today, global warming would continue to occur and remain as a national issue for several more decades, if not centuries. This would be because the planet takes a while to respond as carbon dioxide, which is the


Covered in Plastic

Who can go about their day without using plastic? Mostly no one. Plastics are lightweight, durable, and inexpensive. The production of plastic has its origin as fossil fuels which release greenhouse gases. Not many people are aware of plastic’s impact on climate change. Some of the greatest impacts


How Does Your Academic Major Relate to Climate Change?

As a student of hospitality management, the hospitality industry is an important source of income for a country. However, climate change is related to the survival of the hospitality industry. Compared with other industries, the tourism industry may be more susceptible to climate change. Climate change will affect


Covid-19 and Climate Change: What is their relationship?

It is no secret that we as a global community are facing two major unpredictable set of events Covid-19 and Climate Change. As of now there is no scientific evidence to prove that climate change caused Covid-19. Though there is suggestions of the cause and effect of climate


Mitigate climate change with Modern Technology

Climate change is the greatest challenge of our time and there is no doubt about it. The concentration of greenhouse gases like carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous oxide skyrocketed over the last few decades. Government and private sectors have to take bold action to control these greenhouse gases

Farm-to-School-to-Table-to-the World as New Age Farmers

part 4 of 4: Dietary Adaptation to Climate Change: Rethinking Food in the Next Hundred Years The NSLA was enacted under President Truman in 1946 in efforts to improve the dietary health of future generations. Before 1946, many men were turned away from the war efforts due to


New York State Senate to Establish a Climate Change Curriculum in NY Public Schools

Climate change is a global phenomenon that is gaining increased awareness each year. It is not a trend which is dissipating over time.  Intellectuals, academics, environmental and social scientists, have assumed the responsibility of educating college students and the public on the severity of this issue.  My alma


Having Children: Yes or No?

It is known that humans are the number one cause of climate change. We are on a planet that we are negatively impacting with actions for our own comfort such as driving to work as a solo passenger or tossing a plastic bottle in the ocean. We don’t


Climate Change Impacts on Agricultural Communities

            As climate change rapidly worsens several conditions all over the world, there are many sectors and communities which are in great danger. We as a society must act now and try our best to achieve net zero emissions before it is too late. The Agriculture community will