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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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Glacial Melting

“Antartica, Two Glaciers Accelerate Toward the Sea” Glacial Melting has been a sever issue over the past 10 years. In this article in the New York Times, it explains how two very large glaciers are at risk of melting and … Continue reading

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In the News – “A New Way to Harness Wasted Methane” Summary

“A New Way to Harness Wasted Methane,” from Science Daily, brings to light a gap in the energy conversation that the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) aims to bridge. Why is methane gas being wasted, especially when natural gas is … Continue reading

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Glacial Melting and ‘Watermelon Snow”

According to recent measurements taken on Alaska’s Harding Icefield, an algae species is responsible for about a sixth of the snow melting in algae tinged areas. A microbe called Chlamydomonas nivalis grows on glaciers and causes their snow to turn a … Continue reading

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The Real Unknown

In The Real Unknown of Climate Change: Our Behavior author Justin Gillis of the New York Times talks about how climate change has unknown factors.  Gillis takes us through a number of conversations about how we need to really start focusing … Continue reading

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In the News: If You Fix This, You Fix a Big Piece of the Climate Puzzle

Air Conditioning: A Big Piece of the Climate Puzzle Lisa Friendman of the New York Times, talks about how if we were to change our air conditioners we would be able to change a major player in the climate change … Continue reading

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In the News: Can You Pick the Bees Out of This Insect Lineup?

“Can You Pick the Bees Out of This Insect Lineup?” is a New York Times article, published Sept. 11, 2017, that captures you attention through the use of an interactive picture. Prompted by the title of the article, the reader … Continue reading

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