Month: August 2020

Microgrids for Flood Resilience

Microgrids for Flood Resilience

Microgrids for Flood Resilience

08/04/20

“How can we establish microgrids for flood resilience?”

 

Electricity infrastructure damage is a very common effect of flooding. One way to build resilience to this would be to build a microgrid that would ensure the dependent infrastructure will have electricity in light of the failure. This is how we can use Microgrids for Flood Resilience.

Why the Increase in Insects From Climate Change Will Lead to More Epidemics

Why the Increase in Insects From Climate Change Will Lead to More Epidemics

Why the Increase in Insects From Climate Change Will Lead to More Epidemics

08/03/20

“Why would climate change lead to a world with more insects and epidemics?”

 

Insects thrive in areas with warmer weather. The advent of climate change will lead to a warmer world, therefore making it more habitable for insects to multiply. Since insects spread diseases to humans, this will also lead to more pandemics. This is Why the Increase in Insects From Climate Change Will Lead to More Epidemics.

Why Encouraging Students to Study Climate Change Adaptation is So Important

Why Encouraging Students to Study Climate Change Adaptation is So Important

Why Encouraging Students to Study Climate Change Adaptation is So Important

08/02/20

“Why is it so important to encourage students to study climate change adaptation?”

 

Although Climate Change Adaptation is an important subject, there are very few offerings for it in schools and universities. This is probably due to the fact that its popularity has only begun developing quite recently, and that many people in the environmental movement are still struggling to switch from climate change mitigation. That being said, it is critically important for students to be encouraged to study climate change adaptation since it’s going to expand widely quite soon and these problems will only magnify when they get older and become workers. This is Why Encouraging Students to Study Climate Change Adaptation is So Important.

Why Areas With More Humid Weather Have Fewer Fires

Why Areas With More Humid Weather Have Fewer Fires

Why Areas With More Humid Weather Have Fewer Fires

08/01/20

“Why is it that areas with more humidity have fewer wildfires?”

 

The more humid an area is, the more that flora will take moisture from it. If an area has sufficient humidity, then the moisture received can stave off fire susceptibility, therefore leading to a smaller chance of wildfire ignition and fuel spread. This is Why Areas With More Humid Weather Have Fewer Fires.