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In The News 2: Life in Puerto Rico, One Month After Hurricane Maria

Huricane Maria was devastating to Puerto Rico, and that destruction continues to affect the lives of Americans in Puerto Rico. For example, Ramón Sostre continues to live in a house with no roof and very few remaining walls. He and … 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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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: Climate Change Did Not Cause Irma and Harvey, but It Made Them Worse

Climate change is a prominent topic among scientists and intellectuals, but recently natural disasters have caused an even broader conversation. Has climate change reached a point in which it is causing increased natural disasters? The consensus, incredibly, is no. However, … Continue reading

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