Author Archives: Teressa Healy

Observing Britton Plaza: History

Britton Plaza: the heart of campus. How has this area changed through history? When completing this assignment, I imagined hands of a clock spinning back in time. 50 years. 100 years. 1000 years. First, I observed the nature. I imagined … Continue reading

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Evaluating the Credibility of Climate Sources

There are hundreds of documents reviewing climate change. How can you be sure of which ones are accurate? In order to ensure you are receiving solely factual information, it is important to evaluate the credibility of sources while reviewing them. … Continue reading

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Predicting the Future of our Climate

  While many uncertainties still linger in regards to the specifics of climate change, some basic facts are definite. The most sure and important fact is that the climate is shifting rapidly, due to anthropogenic causes. As humans continue to … Continue reading

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Timeline and the Gorkha Earthquake

40-50 Million Years Ago: Collision between Indian and Eurasian Plate 1255: First recorded earthquake in Nepalese history August 15th, 1950: Assam- Tibet Earthquake January 15th, 1934: Nepal- Bihar Earthquake September 18th, 2011: Sikkim Earthquake August 21st, 1988: Nepal- India Earthquake … Continue reading

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Checking Donald Trump

Truth-O-Meter: ¬†Half-True: Partially accurate, but excludes important context. In June of 2017, Donald Trump made the drastic decision to pull the United States out of the long negotiated Paris Agreement. While this may have not been a major surprise, as … Continue reading

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Technology Transfer through the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change

  According to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), one of the most essential tools for globally fighting climate change is the development and transfer of technology. All nations in the Convention should be promoting and enhancing … Continue reading

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