Category Archives: In the News

Lost Ice – In the News Post

Climate change has been a recognized problem for years now. Although we all want to help, no action has taken place by every citizen. Climate change effects weather, our lives, food, water and mostly the ice caps. We know the … Continue reading

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Turkey Poop: Not Sexy.

Apparently, turkey poop is “not sexy”. According to an article in the New York Times, an energy company named Xcel Energy is trying to stop buying electricity from a trio of biofuel plants based in Minnesota. Two of the biofuel … Continue reading

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Turkey Droppings not needed

This article talks about the effect as well as the contradictions that the state of Minnesota is dealing with. An energy company called Xcel Energy wants to stop buying energy from three biofuel plants in Minnesota. One of those plants … Continue reading

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Power Up with Community Solar – In The News #2

Solar power is a source of energy that has not been tapped into nearly as much as it should have by now in 2017. New York City is one of the most populated cities in the country, housing around 8.5 … Continue reading

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Flooded Streets Are Just The Start

The article I decided to write about discusses one of the more urgent problems caused by the change in climate, floods. The New York times article published by Brad Plumer on November 9th, 2017 begins by talking about how the … Continue reading

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Pesticides are the new Pests

In an article released by sciencenews.org, they mentioned that pesticides are now being found in foods that we would never think they would ever be in. In this specific article, the food they wrote about was, honey. Neonicotinoid pesticides are … Continue reading

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climate change effect on the Inuit people

In the Nunatsiavut region of Labrador, on Canadas eastern edge, there are no roads leading in or out of their town. They use the rivers around them as their highways and transportation units. Usually this is never a problem and … Continue reading

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Balawajder In The News

“Evolution loves death more than it loves you or me. This is easy to write, easy to read, and hard to believe,” Annie Dillard, author of Pilgrim at Tinker Creek said. This is certainly a true statement and also a … Continue reading

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In the News Post #2: Ocean Waves as the Next Renewable Power Source

One of the main topics involving the climate change in today’s society is renewable energy. We hear most about solar energy and wind energy and the technology used behind them to provide power to our homes. Though these are the … Continue reading

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Geoengineering; An Option, But Not A Solution To Our Climate Crisis.

Guardian Article   [Main Article] Science Friday SoundClip   [Supporting Evidence] Geoengineering is an exciting field in which researchers and scientists utilize human inventions and technology to help regulate and alter atmospheric effects caused by climate change. Though the idea seems … Continue reading

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