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Pros and cons of banning gasoline-powered cars

Ludia Koblyuk, Contributing writer

October 16, 2020

With many countries working to ban the new production of gas-powered cars, some people are optimistic while others are not so sure. It’s honestly great that companies are becoming more aware of the ramifications of which the ...

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...

Lundell wins award for conservation film

Rachel Belson, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017

Levi Lundell, ’17, won the People’s Choice Award for PPFF’s Stewardship Video Contest on Jan. 30. The project was due Jan. 17. The film, titled “Leaving the Right Mark,” can now be found on YouTube. “It is a very sh...

Environmental science hosts first talk of series

Ellis Giacomelli, Contributing writer

February 17, 2017

The environmental science and studies department hosted the first soup lunch and talk of the academic year on Friday, Feb. 10, as part of the Environmental Science Speaker Series. Students and faculty met with Vivien Li, presi...

Earth Day: forgotten child of holidays

Rachel Belson, Contributing Writer

April 28, 2016

Earth Day this year fell on April 22.  Admittedly, I had to search online to see whether Earth Day is the same day every year—and apparently, it is.  I wonder, why is this date not ingrained into my head—or many of our minds—as ...

Allegheny College needs to divest from fossil fuels

David Belfiglio, Contributing Writer

October 1, 2015

       Officials with the University of California system announced on Sept. 9 that they had sold off more than $200 million in endowment and pension fund holdings in coal and tar sand companies. This came as a long-awaited vic...

‘Faith and the Environment’

December 7, 2013

By ADAM BRONSON Contributing Writer [email protected]   On Sunday Nov. 24, Pasquale DiFrancesco, ‘15, and Matt Mucci, ‘14, spoke to the religious education program at St. Brigid church in Meadville about...

This Week in the Environment

Christina Bryson, Staff Writer

November 15, 2013

Typhoon Haiyan has recently been identified with climate change by the Philippine government.  Last Friday, Nov. 8, Haiyan hit the Philippine islands and was considered to be one of the strongest tropical storms across the world. ...

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