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COVID-19 associated with decline in carbon emissons

Roman Hladio, Contributing Writer

April 26, 2020

As much of the world stays home waiting for the COVID-19 pandemic to run its course, a silver lining has slowly begun to reveal itself. With factories closed, planes grounded and cars parked in driveways for the foreseeable future, ...

Australian fires are just the beginning

Ethan Woodfill, Opinion Editor

January 23, 2020

If you haven’t heard of the devastating wildfires that have been plaguing the continent of Australia, you have probably been living in a bubble. Though the fires have been burning since early July, media coverage of the tragi...

Student activists in climate neutrality: what comes next?

Willy Walker, Science/International Editor

November 14, 2019

Allegheny College will be declaring climate neutrality in 2020 — a project in place for 13 years will reach its end in fewer than two months. Well, almost. I recently finished a series of stories about sustainability on campus, with to...

Climate change is still an issue, even at Allegheny College

Cam Neiblum, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2018

The driving instructor, Greg Atkins, slurped down his iced coffee while the sweat on his forehead imitated the misty droplets on the plastic cup. Though the air conditioner was on, it seemed its only purpose was to circulate heat as...

College makes strides to accomplish 2020 neutrality goal

Hannah Schaffer, Science/International Editor

September 20, 2018

Allegheny College encourages its students to actively promote sustainability — through campus rain gardens, environmental community art, a comprehensive composting program, a green roof, LEED certified buildings, geoexchang...

Examining climate change in readings

Steven Heine, Junior News Editor

September 14, 2017

Allegheny College’s Playshop Theater presented staged readings of “Sila” and “Forward”, two works from playwright Chantal Bilodeau, on Saturday, Sept. 8 and Sunday, Sept. 9. The two works focus on the future of the Canadian...

Kyle Whyte delivers talk on Native Americans and climate change

Maureen Hossler, Science/International Editor

April 20, 2017

Environmental Activist and Native American Scholar  Kyle Whyte of Michigan State University addressed the issues surrounding the Dakota Access Pipeline and other Native American environmental justice movements at Allegheny Colle...

David Gerard gives presentation on climate change

Meaghan Wilby, Science and International Editor

September 10, 2015

Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Economics at Lawrence University, David Gerard gave a presentation on Monday, Sept. 7 in Quigley Hall about the economics and politics of climate change. It was titled “Cli...

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