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Shahir Masri
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Just had a climate change article published in The Hill over the weekend. The article discusses the connection between climate change and the recent hurricane activity we've experienced here in the U.S. As for the title, there is already a new Hurricane (Ma...

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Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, & the Climate Connection
Last week we all witnessed the dramatic saga unfold in
Houston as Hurricane Harvey slammed the Texas coast. Lives were lost, pets vanished,
and entire neighborhoods were wiped out. It was just last summer that I visited
Houston, staying at my friend’s gorge...

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A Conversation with a Climate Denier
I was at the Tustin
Chili Cook-Off over the weekend and noticed a Republican registration booth,
brandishing a large Trump sign. I decided to walk over and inquire about
Trump's recent announcement to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord. What
were the vi...

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A Conversation with a Climate Denier
I was at the Tustin Chili Cook-Off over the weekend and noticed a Republican registration booth, brandishing a large Trump sign. I decided to walk over and inquire about Trump's recent announcement to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accord. What were the vi...

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Climate Change #4 – The Tipping Point
If you’ve heard of climate change, you’ve probably heard of the
“tipping point.” But what does this mean? To
understand, you must first understand earth’s “positive
feedback” systems. Let me explain.  Major Positive Feedbacks You’re all familiar with positi...

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How a Citizens’ Lobby Will Empower You to Fight Climate Change - My Latest News Publication!
Hey blog world, Last week I had m y first publication in Thrive Global! This is Arianna Huffington's latest news website, which I'll now be a contributing author to. The title  (and link)  of the article  is: How a Citizens’ Lobby Will Empower You to Fight ...

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I recently heard
that Trump removed the “climate change” tab from the new White House website.
Now to be perfectly honest, I don’t know anything about the old tab because I happen
to get my climate science from other sources. Having said that, I was
nonethe...

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Climate Change #3 – Carbon, Temperature & Geologic History
Over my last two blogs, we discussed climate variation
driven by natural phenomena such as the physics of the earth and sun, as well
as greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. While both play key roles in climate change,
it has hopefully become clear that on the ti...

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Climate Science #2 - Natural Variation?
In my last blog, I
talked about greenhouse gases (GHG) as an important driver of climatic variation.
Well, what about natural variation? Earth's temperatures have gone up and down in the past, so what if the current warming trend is just part of
a natural c...

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Climate Science #1 - How Carbon Warms the Planet
In my last post I mentioned the launching of an educational
blog series on climate change. Through this, I hope to inform the public on the
science of the issue, its importance, and the ways in which we can each take
action to help mitigate its severity. Ab...
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