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A Solution for the Traffic Congestion in the City of San Antonio
Popular cities throughout the United States relate to at least one prevalent obstacle: nightmarish traffic congestion. Each and every year, while sitting in city traffic, billions of gallons of crude oil are discarded and innumerable hours of personal free time is gone. San Antonio is no exclusion to this undesired circumst...
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A Comparison of the Concerns in The Peripheral Canal and Twin Tunnel Water Projects
The Peripheral Canal and Twin Tunnels Projects: Differences and Similarities Over Time in Water Project Concerns While I was first researching the Twin Tunnels project, I came upon
the "Stop The Tunnels" FAQ page, which early on simply stated the
following: "The project is similar to the previo...
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The Issue of US Military's Reliance on Fossil Fuels
U.S. Military Orders Less Dependence on Fossil Fuels By Elisabeth Rosenthal, New York Times, October 4th, 2010 http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/05/science/earth/05fossil.html?_r=2&pagewanted=1&hp As an extremely recent attack on a NATO fuel convoy demonstrates, our military’s reliance on fossil fuels is a big concern amo...
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The Effects of Austin's Rapid Modernization on the Environment
Austin is one of the fastest growing cities in the United States since 2000 and has seen a twenty percent increase in population over the past years. Directly correlating with the rapid growth of the city’s population, is the increase of construction and urbanization of buildings, interstates, roads, and other types of infr...
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The Paris Climate Deal Set the Precedence for the Use of Solar Energy
In today’s society, finding ways to feed humanity’s insatiable energy need is a significant issue facing global leaders. Furthermore, the issue not only centers around finding a viable energy source, but one must also consider the impact of the usage of various energy sources. For example, fossil fuels are notoriously known...
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Western Environmentalism and Amazonian Indians
It is not inaccurate to say that historically, first-world individuals have often used third world peoples in order to further propagate their ideals, or to increase their economic gain. The interaction between the “civilized” Westerners and Amazonian Indians is no different. As environmentalism took root in Western society...
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The Mobilization of Greenpeace and Their Mission to Save the Earth
Yesterday, on April 22nd 2015, a new terrorist organization that goes by the name “Greenpeace” declared war against all of humanity. Attacks by this group were recorded all around the world, however most were concentrated in the western nations. We were unsuccessful in contacting their leader due to the fact that Greenpeace...
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A Discussion on Dealing With Natural and Manmade Disasters
Managing incidences as well as disasters that plague a country largely depends on well-laid procedures. Accordingly, the United States has its own National Response Framework (NRF) that provides a guide on how our nation responds to all type of disasters and emergencies. The framework succinctly describes various authoritie...
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The Natural Disasters and Contributions of Canada to Global Warming
As of 2009, about 60.7% of the population, or 21.2 million people, of Canada own some type of a motorized vehicle. With such a large population owning motorized vehicles, in addition to the various forms of exporting and importing goods such as the railway and airline, Canada contributes a noticeable amount of carbon emissi...
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Three Main Concerns in the Water System of Flint, Michigan
Troubled Water Essay It can be very frustrating when problems arise in your town or city; this is especially true with Flint, Michigan. With Poverty is at its highest and unemployment well above the national average, citizens certainly are looking for hope to change the community. Especially, when its water systems becom...
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