Sustainable Farming Continued…

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by Elyas Harris     During a previous article on sustainable agriculture, the urban context was the primary focus. But having access to the tools and supplies needed to create a 99 percent self sufficient farm is expensive and time consuming. But farmers who are still using the traditional farming techniques can have a very simple and […]

Thermal Pollution in Water

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By Elyas Harris When people think of pollution and the thought that most often comes to mind is cars’ exhaust and industrial fumes that emit greenhouse gasses. But thermal pollution is not pollution in a direct chemical sense. Thermal pollution occurs when because water used to cool down factories or used in energy plants, gets […]

Leading by Example: The UN goes Green

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The latest edition of the Greening the Blue report by the United Nations team dedicated to helping UN agencies go green was released yesterday. The report shows a record number of UN entities – 39 – that were climate neutral for 2016! This is a great step by the UN towards leading by example. For […]

Has Climate Change made the Caribbean Uninhabitable?

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We have been talking about climate change for as long as I can remember. Scientifically speaking, it was in 1958 that Charles David Keeling began systematic measurements of atmospheric CO2 at Mauna Loa in Hawaii and in Antarctica. Keeling’s measurement project provided hard evidence of rising concentrations of CO2 in the atmosphere. This project continues still today […]