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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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Restoring Iceland’s Once-vast Forests

In the New York Times article, Vikings Razed the Forests. Can Iceland Regrow Them? by Henry Fountain explains the struggle of trying to regrow trees in barren areas of Iceland. The forests of Iceland are mostly barren because of Vikings … Continue reading

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In The News #2: How Americans Think About Climate Change, in Six Maps

  In How Americans Think About Climate Change, in Six Maps, the author discusses how people in different areas of the United States think about climate change and how prevalent they think it is in the United States. It started … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Dimitri Tsiavos

For a long time the coal industry has provided many American workers without a four year degree the opportunity to make good money. As we all know, coal is terrible for the environment and is being replaced by cheap natural … Continue reading

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In the News: Hurricane Runoff Terrorizes the Environment

While we really only hear of the devastation in Puerto Rico currently due to Hurricane Maria, it seems that we are minimizing the effects that Hurricane Harvey left in Texas. There is still mass amounts of water traveling throughout the … Continue reading

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Global Green Energy Leader Falling Behind Set Goals

Germany’s Shift to Green Power Stalls, Despite Huge Investments. Stanley Reed, October 7, 2017, The New York Times- Energy & The Environment In recent years, Germany has been a world leader in implementing renewable energy systems and setting aggressive goals … Continue reading

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Write and Respond 1- Joy Blazofsky

In America today, there has been a strong increase in the amount of reusable water bottles that we see in our everyday lives, compared to using a plastic water bottle. I noticed this trend specifically at Penn State, but now … Continue reading

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Beauty Products in our Waters

In the article “States Are Cracking Down on Face Wash”, Katy Steinmetz discusses the harmful effects of Microbeads. Microbeads are small round pieces of plastic that are often found in many face or body washes as an exfoliant. These bits of plastic … Continue reading

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Law-Makers Begin to Enforce Energy Codes

Though many cities preach about wanting to reduce their carbon footprint in the next 20 years, many allow energy code violations to happen right under their noses. But, recently many cities are starting to crack down on energy code violators.  … Continue reading

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