Return of the Dust Bowl

The dust storms won’t come tomorrow or next month but as the global temperature increases and we do nothing to combat it, the surroundings and climate becomes more and more ideal for these storms to ravage the land. While we can prepare for it with dust-proofing and evacuation, we must first think about what we can do to prevent such an occurrence from happening at all.

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Climate Change Impacts for the United States Will Actually be Much Worse

The authors also failed to mention that this minimum amount is comparable to the estimated costs of moving the U.S. energy system away from fossil fuels. Had the context of their analysis and overall framing of the issue been more fully explored, it would have been obvious why the Paris Accord was agreed to and supported by leaders of all but now one of the nations of the world.

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EPA gives the states an extension, but at what cost?

On June 6, Scott Pruitt, administrator of the US Environmental Protection agency sent a letter to governors extending the deadline to declare areas that do not meet the federal standard for ground-level ozone. The National Ambient Air Quality Standards (NAAQS) were devised in 2015 under the Obama administration and this latest decision to extend the deadline has been met with varying reactions.

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Oceans take the spotlight in New York City

Over 6000 people participated in the conference bringing together people from all corners of the world to work on something that connects us all. The conference ended on a positive note with people feeling optimistic about the potential, a more positive note for global environmental work after the United States, a country with high levels of pollution and environmental impact, recently withdrew from the Paris Agreement.

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