With the Thanksgiving holidays upon us, travel is on the week's agenda for most Texas A&M University students. For Wilmarie Marrero-Ortiz '14, the itinerary includes Paris, France, and the world's biggest stage for climate change.
Aurelio Mercado, oceanography professor at the University of Puerto Rico Mayagüez recommends that coastal construction projects leave a buffer zone between the water and the building to mitigate the effects of climate change and sea level rise on beaches and buildings in Puerto Rico.
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Sea level rise during the last decade of the XX century and the first decade of the XXI century was significantly higher that what was predicted by experts, said a paper published today in the journal Nature.
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This article discusses several ethical issues raised by recent science and technology advances. Some of the issues discussed are hacking into medical devices, climate change, cars that drive themselves, and more. These dilemmas were published by the John J. Reilly Center for Science, Technology and Values at the University of Notre Dame. You can read that list here.