Posts Tagged ‘climate change’

Let’s Talk About Poop

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Where Does Poop Go After You Flush it down? Poop goes down the sewer pipes and to a wastewater treatment facility, but then what? This is a dirty topic – we know – but it needs to be more openly discussed, because all of that waste doesn’t just disappear after treatment. There are nearly 7.6…

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Post-Irma observations: How Florida’s marine defense line was ill-prepared

Amidst this seemingly never-ending surge of hurricanes, scientists are trying to unveil the destruction of one of the strongest storms ever observed in the Atlantic Ocean: Hurricane Irma. Hurricane Irma wreaked havoc in the Caribbean before tearing up the Florida Keys, devastating homes, buildings and power infrastructure all along the way. One major environmental factor…

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Carbon Dioxide Removal: Will These Methods Work?

4 Methods For Removing Carbon Dioxide From the Atmosphere

4 Methods for Carbon Dioxide Removal At the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris this past November, a goal was set to limit global warming to less than 2 degrees Celsius which is a significant step in the fight against climate change. To achieve this goal, all countries have committed to taking active efforts to reduce…

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Climate Change: 5 Celebrities Making a Difference

Climate Change: 5 Celebrities making a difference

Celebrities are joining the fight against climate change. These 5 famous faces are wielding their clout and their fortunes to bring about real and lasting reform to help fight climate change and preserve our planet for generations to come. Leonardo DiCaprio: At the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting held in held in Davos-Klosters, Switzerland this past week,…

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Climate Change and Why the Antarctic Ice Melt is a Big Deal

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It was warmer in Antarctica one day last month than it was in New York City. On March 24th, a spot on the continent’s northern peninsula reached a believed record of 63.5 degrees Fahrenheit – not a good sign in the fight against climate change, say the experts. About a week later, Science journal released…

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