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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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Flooding: Fight Against Climate Change

One of the most influential guest speakers, in my opinion, that we had visit our class was the talk given to us by Lara Fowler.  In this talk, Lara Fowler not only made me realize so much about the issues … Continue reading

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In The News #2: The hidden health dangers of flooding

In this article, from CNN, the author highlighted the health risks with flooding.  After the speaker in class, it really got me wanting to learn more about flooding and how it affects people. As someone who was affected by flooding … Continue reading

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In the News: The “100-year-flood” is soon to occur every 5 years

One of the most frequently talked about environmental issues is climate change. At this point in the discussion, the concern isn’t about if climate change is happening, but how quickly, and what will be the extent of its effects. Climate … Continue reading

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Even Tokyo’s Underground Concrete Flooding System Cannot Withstand Future Flooding

In this article written by Hiroko Tabuchi, Tokyo’s underground concrete flooding system is explained. In sum, the underground flooding system was completed in 2006 to proactively prepare for extreme weather due to global warming. Climate change has since increased the … Continue reading

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