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Universities Need to Work to Reduce Climate Change

Universities Need to Work to Reduce Climate Change

WSN Editorial Board
March 9
Filed under OPINION, TOP STORIES

With climate change's effects becoming more apparent and E.P.A. Chief Scott Pruitt's denying that climate change is tied to carbon dioxide emissions, it is now more important than ever that NYU students continue their efforts to fight climate change in any way they can.

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DiCaprio’s Doc is Pretentious — In a Good Way

DiCaprio’s Doc is Pretentious — In a Good Way

Natalie Whalen, Staff Writer
October 21
Filed under ARTS, Film

Leonardo Dicaprio's new documentary "Before the Flood" is one of the most affecting pieces of work that the actor has produced yet, and he's not even in it.

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Changing the Climate of Climate Change

Changing the Climate of Climate Change

Ludovica Grieco, Staff Writer
October 3
Filed under NEWS, University News

Activist Naomi Klein discusses steps world leaders must take to combat climate change.

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Raising Gas Prices Might Be Unpopular, But It’ll Fuel the Future

Raising Gas Prices Might Be Unpopular, But It’ll Fuel the Future

Akshay Prabhushankar, Deputy Opinion Editor
September 7
Filed under OPINION

low gas prices are not good for the future of the country — we should actually be raising them if we are to address the long-term issues of the U.S. dependence on oil.

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Justin Trudeau Talks Politics at Kimmel

Justin Trudeau Talks Politics at Kimmel

Lexi Faunce and Greta Chevance
April 22
Filed under NEWS, University News

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau came to NYU for a Q&A on the Paris climate change agreement to be signed today.

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NYU Divest Elevator Occupation to Continue Past Bobst Closure

NYU Divest Elevator Occupation to Continue Past Bobst Closure

Anne Cruz and Lexi Faunce
April 19
Filed under NEWS, NYU, University News

NYU Divest plans on staying overnight in Bobst library to continue their protest of NYU investing in fossil fuels.

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Divest speak-out relates race and climate

Divest speak-out relates race and climate

Raven Quesenberry, Contributing Writer
December 8
Filed under NEWS, University News

NYU Divest hosted a discussion on how climate change contributes to racism and violence on Monday.

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Binding agreements on climate change needed from Paris Talks

Binding agreements on climate change needed from Paris Talks

Anand Balaji, Staff Writer
December 7
Filed under OPINION

In order to make a true impact in reducing global temperatures, the participating members in the Paris talks must come to a binding resolution on cutting emissions, financing developing countries and creating long-term climate goals.

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Divestment is ineffective, sets poor precedent

Divestment is ineffective, sets poor precedent

Anand Balaji, Staff Writer
November 23
Filed under OPINION

Divestment will likely have no significant financial effect on the fossil fuel industry and distracts the public from more concrete reforms that can be made to combat climate change.

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NYU signs pledge to slow climate change

NYU signs pledge to slow climate change

Greta Chevance, Staff Writer
November 23
Filed under NEWS, University News

NYU and more than 200 hundred other universities signed the American Campuses Act on Climate Pledge to demonstrate their support for action against climate change.

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Student group calls for halt in donations until NYU divests

Student group calls for halt in donations until NYU divests

Ludovica Grieco, Staff Writer
November 4
Filed under NEWS, University News

NYU Divest launched a petition that encourages people to withhold donations from the university unless is divests.

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[PHOTOS]: Divest demands accountability from NYU in face of climate change

[PHOTOS]: Divest demands accountability from NYU in face of climate change

Christine Wang, Deputy News Editor
October 29
Filed under NEWS, University News

Members of NYU Divest occupied the main floor of Bobst Library to encourage NYU to divest from fossil fuels three years after Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast.

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