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Why Hurricanes Are Getting Stronger

Hurricanes have always been threatening, but in the past two decades, they’ve become even more destructive. This has led many experts to wonder how hurricanes have become stronger. As they get more threatening, you naturally have to question why. Hurricanes are getting stronger and stronger, and nobody seems to know why. Since 1970, nine hurricanes…

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What’s the Current Status of Our Climate?

Have scientists found global warming? The answer depends on who you ask. The climate is constantly changing, and humans have contributed very little to the overall global temperature rise since the Industrial Revolution. However, scientists agree that we’ve caused some warming and that climate change is real. If the world’s climate scientists are to be…

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How Can I Help with Positive Environmental Movements?

Positive environmental movements are growing across the nation. These movements focus on bringing positive change through raising awareness of environmental issues and forming sustainable practices in their communities. There are many positive environmental movements, such as energy conservation initiatives, recycling efforts, and purchasing local food.  Here are some ideas on how you can help your…

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7 Ways to Reduce my Carbon Footprint

Reduce your carbon footprint! The earth’s atmosphere absorbs the harmful greenhouse gases emitted by burning fossil fuels. The government’s Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 found that greenhouse gases contribute to global warming, which in turn causes climate change. Climate change has caused severe hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, droughts, and heatwaves. These weather extremes, in turn,…

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Science, Climate Change, And Me

Climate change is difficult to talk about. Most of us don’t live close enough to the equator to feel the heat, and it won’t affect us until it’s too late. Unfortunately, climate change is a scientific issue that impacts us all. It’s undeniable. The earth is either warming or cooling, and humans have contributed to…

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Flood Risk’s Impact on Home Values

Most people have never experienced a real flood, but most people also know someone who has. Floods happen every year. But these natural disasters are becoming more frequent, thanks to climate change. It’s been projected that by the year 2050, 50% of the country will be within a hundred miles of a river or a…

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What Is the Science Behind Hurricanes?

There are a lot of misconceptions about hurricanes when it comes to their speed, strength, size, and danger. As you might assume, Hurricanes are giant storms with hurricane-force winds that form over tropical oceans. They don’t form over land, and the average hurricane doesn’t last longer than two weeks. Hurricanes are typically named after the…

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How Do Earthquakes Happen?

Earthquakes don’t always kill people, and they don’t always kill buildings, either. Some people will tell you that they can predict where earthquakes will happen with 100% accuracy, while others will tell you that they can’t control the Earth in any way at all. But, regardless of all that, earthquakes still occur – and when…

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