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Dodging taxes or saving the planet?

Dodging taxes or saving the planet?

Profits and politics in the fight against climate change
Ava Peinhardt, Opinion Columnist September 29, 2022

Since its creation in 1973, the outdoor retail company Patagonia has stood for the sustainability of its production processes and encouraged its customers and employees to appreciate the natural world....

Pitfalls of Artemis: Let’s fix Earth before we explore space

Pitfalls of Artemis: Let’s fix Earth before we explore space

Emma Power, Opinion columnist September 22, 2022

It is no secret that the Earth is dying. The extreme amounts of carbon emissions humans have put into the air through industrialization, transportation and deforestation have had devastating impacts on...

Illustration by Michaela Bosco

Pakistan and global climate awareness

Flooding, secondary disasters and where the world goes from here
Ava Peinhardt, Opinion Columnist September 15, 2022

It’s no secret that climate change is already occurring. This past summer proved that to the United States with heat waves across the country and severe flooding in Kentucky. More importantly, this summer...

How to deal with eco-anxiety

How to deal with eco-anxiety

Logan Crews, Editor-in-Chief September 15, 2022

No matter how environmentally conscious you are or how often you think about climate change, its effects are hard to avoid. Forest fires, floods and extinctions are occurring everywhere you turn. Extreme...

Recent IPCC reports highlight the need for change in the face of performative activism

Recent IPCC reports highlight the need for change in the face of performative activism

Ava Peinhardt, Opinion Columnist April 21, 2022

Climate change is no longer an issue easily ignored. What was once a looming threat for future generations has become an almost tangible tension that’s risen significantly in the past few years. It’s...

Abet ecocide or divest?: The responsibility we bear

Abet ecocide or divest?: The responsibility we bear

Ethan Crane, Guest columnist September 9, 2021

You’ve heard it all before. What we are currently living through is the most consequential emergency humanity has ever faced. If we don’t meet the climate crisis with appropriate urgency on behalf...

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Let’s Get SMART About Climate Policy

Ben Falcon October 14, 2020
Our current debate is broken and prevents any real action.
A case for divestment from fossil fuels

A case for divestment from fossil fuels

Joshua Anaya March 19, 2020
The first rule of holes: if you find yourself in one, stop digging.
Reflecting on the end of the decade

Reflecting on the end of the decade

Editorial Board November 21, 2019

“It’s been a good decade, would be nice to have another one. I’m just joking though because climate change.” That’s what our Special Sections editor, junior Noelle Barrera,...

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The case for thorium

Andrew Barber November 13, 2019

Illustration by Andrea NebhutThe time bomb of climate change has been ticking since industrialization. We are not only seeing its current effects, but we're also learning more of the catastrophic effects...

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The market will not stop climate change

Carl Teegerstrom October 15, 2019
In response to “Capitalism is the solution to the global climate crisis, not the cause”
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No, I don’t want to kill sea turtles

Julia Wolynes October 15, 2019
Plastic straw bans harm the health of those who need them most
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