Tag Archives: Extreme weather

Write and Respond 2- Climate Change and the Ice Caps

At the beginning of MATH 33, I wasn’t completely sure on what was to come in the future and how much I would get out of this class in terms of learning about our environment. Now, however, I feel like … Continue reading

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In The News 2: ‘Hotumn’, The Scariest Halloween Trend

Although it is late October, the outside temperatures do not seem to reflect the season of fall at all. Across much of the United States, external temperatures have soured above 70 degrees. This has raised many environmental concerns. In his … Continue reading

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Write and Respond 1 Kaitlyn Zirrith

The Real Effects of Rainforest Deforestation   It is no secret that billions of trees are being destroyed every year due to wildfires, environmental disasters, and more, all tying back to the destructive and irresponsible actions of humans. The area … Continue reading

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In the News: The Sweeping Effects of Wildfires on Reservoirs

In the news people witness how wildfires in the west can blaze across terrain, destroying ecosystems, burning homes, tarnishing communities, and keeping firefighters busy at work. All of these effects are evident just by a simple glance, but what many … Continue reading

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In The News: Houston’s Floodwaters Are Tainted, Testing Shows

Hurricane Harvey recently rolled through the Texas area, wrecking havoc on anything that came in its path. Homes were torn apart, people were displaced, and land was destroyed from the reported almost 50 inches of rain water that fell on … Continue reading

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In the News: From Heat Waves to Hurricanes: What We Know About Extreme Weather and Climate Change

This article that was published in the New York Times describes how the recent weather events such as hurricanes and heat waves have effected the United States in various ways. The article states how these recent events have raised the … Continue reading

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