Tag: climate change

Bahrain: On the Frontlines of the Climate Crisis — Hunter Hess

Bahrain: On the Frontlines of the Climate Crisis By Hunter Hess   At this moment in time, Bahrain is at the center of the climate crisis. With rising temperatures and sea levels, high levels of plastic litter, and air pollution from the oil and gas industry, Bahrain is on the frontlines dealing the effects of climate change. In 2018, Bahrain… Read more →

Climate Change Clashes with Ancient Wonders in Egypt – Hunter Hess

Climate Change Clashes with¬†Ancient Wonders in Egypt By Hunter Hess   The Great Egyptian Pyramids and The Great Sphinx are just a few of the wonderful, ancient historical and cultural sites in Egypt, but all of these wonders are in danger of damage and destruction from the effects of climate change. Flooding, downpours, and rising temperatures are just some climate-related… Read more →

Global Sustainable Efforts: Australia & the Paris Agreement by Michaela Moran

Several countries are beginning to recognize that immediate action is needed in order to combat the serious consequences of the current climate change crisis. There are a variety of different policies and programs that people are working towards implementing in order to raise the awareness and support needed to make a real stand for the environment. One of the more… Read more →

Blog Post 2 – Puerto Ricans Demand Disaster Relief Funding from HUD

Puerto Rican community leaders alongside U.S. Senator Richard Blumanthal in demanding HUD (Department and Urban Development) release the disaster relief funding for the island, which should amount to $4.7 billion dollars at this point in aid from the two hurricanes and a series of earthquakes over the past years. This amount was approved by the House of Representatives, but even… Read more →

Blog Post 1 – Disastrous Floods in Brazil

As global climate change causes natural disasters to occur at unprecedented rates, more people will die and be displaced as a result. Due to the lack of safe infrastructure and resources to save those in states of emergency, the power dynamics will become more apparent, and more people will die in storms which occur in zones within Central and South… Read more →