Why should we care about coral reefs disappearing?

Pro: They are such a beautiful, rich source of life and biodiversity. Con: How are they even related to me? I care more about the jobs and the economy. Certainly, the "Pro" argument will not cut any ice with any person struggling with holding onto their jobs or finding a new job. Corals are remote, [...]

Cities and Climate Change – Part 3

So far we have seen that the world has become primarily urban. Therefore, it's important to consider how cities are affected or going to be affected by climate change and how they are adapting to it. Some of the main ways by which cities are affected by climate change is through water: Flooding because river [...]

Cities and Climate Change

Coping with climate change - urban edition. More and more people are moving to cities. (www.un.org) They come seeking their fortunes - hoping for better lives - be it better education for their children, higher paying jobs, better healthcare etc. For the first time in history, the world became majority urban. So, its a good [...]