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The air we’re breathing in New York is so polluted it might increase our risk of stroke by almost 25%, according to a new study released by the NYU Langone Center on Wednesday. The study conducted cardiovascular screenings tests for 300,000 residents in the tristate area and concluded that “inhaling New York air can block […]

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Earlier this week, City Hall laid out a number of measures to protect areas of the city prone to flooding in response to the shocking climate change report by the NYPCC. As Arch Daily reports, a project dubbed “The Dry Line” may be an important part of this resiliency plan. The Dry Line is a […]

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Urban areas all across the planet are increasingly experiencing heat waves says a newly released study conducted by smart people at the likes of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Gandhinagar, Northeastern University, University of California, Los Angeles, and the University of Washington. The researchers studied 217 cities and found nothing good: The results showed that […]

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According to a new report on climate change — a field of science that Republicans reject because it still snows — by the end of the century, temperatures are expected to creep beyond current projections. Lead researcher, Professor Steven Sherwood, says the latest study predicts a 4 degree Celsius (7.2 degree Fahrenheit) increase by the […]

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“Coffee is the canary in the coal mine for climate change,” says Ric Rhinehart of the Specialty Coffee Association of America. “If you can’t think about the long term risk for planetary impacts, think about the short term risk for your coffee. Know that a day without coffee is potentially around the corner.” Did you catch that? […]

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We’ve hardly seen a single flake flutter its way down to New York City since Nor’easter. Boo. So, while you enjoy sunny 50 degree December weather, the American Chemical Society and Bitesize Science would like to give you a crash course in how snowflakes are made, in case we never see one ever again. The […]

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“The “urban heat island” is a well-known phenomenon that makes large cities hotter than surrounding countryside; it is the result of solar energy being absorbed by pavement, buildings and other infrastructure, then radiated back into the air. With a warming climate, it is generally viewed as a threat to public health that needs mitigating. On […]

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Enjoying this latest heat wave? It’s only going to get worse. Researches from Stanford University say there could be a steady increase in the frequency of heat waves over the next three decades with things getting really hot in the 2030s. |Science Daily| […]

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