Quick Review: Hurricane Irma

By Ian Teñido As noted by most of the previous articles on this blog in the recent past, they have mostly highlighted the problems that are facing the modern U.S. ranging from water and energy problems to now devastating storms. In the previous article, I highlighted the plight of the Texans and Louisiana residents after... Continue Reading →

Climate Change Amplifies Hurricane Impacts

Star Tribune: -Source (left to right): Walsh, K. J. E., et al. (2016). "Tropical cyclones and climate change." | Chen, Xianyao, et. al. (2017). "The increasing rate of global mean sea-level rise during 1993-2014." | Wahl, Thomas, et al. (2015). "Increasing risk of compound flooding from storm surge and rainfall for major US cities." 

Quick Analysis: Hurricane Harvey

By Ian Teñido The U.S is not facing its deadliest hurricane yet, perhaps, but the impact is far much higher and greater especially when it comes to economic losses. Everyone can easily recall the Hurricane Katrina which wreaked havoc along the Mississippi coastlines and Louisiana. In that tragedy, 1,836 causalities were confirmed and nearly $110... Continue Reading →

“Sen. Bernie Sanders Climate Quote”

"Subsidies for the oil, gas and coal industries are projected to cost taxpayers more than $135 billion in the coming decade. At a time when scientists tell us we need to reduce carbon pollution to prevent catastrophic climate change, it is absurd to provide massive subsidies that pad fossil-fuel companies' already enormous profits." ~ Sen. Bernie... Continue Reading →

“Jill Stein GHGs Quote”

"And "all the above" [what President Barack Obama calls his policy of promoting all forms of domestic energy], compared to "drill, baby, drill," if you actually look at the track record, we've massively escalated the emissions of methane and carbon dioxide." — Jill Stein

Massive Iceberg Breaks-off from Antarctica

By Ian Teñido It should be known that icebergs calve off the Antarctica all the time and every time; it is a natural occurrence that whenever seasonal temperatures fluctuate, they are accompanied by melting of some ice which then leads to occasional calves. However, the recent calving of the icebergs which is similar to the... Continue Reading →

“Pres. Barack Obama Climate Quote”

“Part of what’s unique about climate change, though, is the nature of some of the opposition to action.  It’s pretty rare that you’ll encounter somebody who says the problem you’re trying to solve simply doesn’t exist.  When President Kennedy set us on a course for the moon, there were a number of people who made... Continue Reading →

Trump & Climate Change Policies

By Ian Teñido Climate change did not only become a key campaign tool for American politicians but is a fact that has been proven beyond any reasonable doubt through science and present evidences. It is no longer a secret or a hoax that ice in the arctic region is melting faster than it did two... Continue Reading →

Pasig River (Philippines) Pollution

By Ian Teñido The Pasig River is the main river in Metro Manila and is approximately 27 km long. The river is important because it provides livelihood, food and transport to its residents. The river suffers from high level of pollution because of the large amount of waste ridiculously being dumped into it. In the... Continue Reading →

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