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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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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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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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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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US must pay climate reparations

US must pay climate reparations

Jesus Kumamoto, Contributing writer
September 21
Filed under OPINION

The US must end its climate inaction, and start paying reparations for its impact on global warming.

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California should reinstitute a plan to cut petroleum use

California should reinstitute a plan to cut petroleum use

Hon-Lum Cheung-Cheng, Contributing writer
September 21
Filed under OPINION

California should never have dropped its plan to cut its petroleum use.

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EPA speaker discusses economic effects of climate policy

EPA speaker discusses economic effects of climate policy

Elizabeth Gurdus, Contributing Writer
October 29
Filed under NEWS

Coverage of EPA Associate Administrator for the Office of Policy Jean Beauvais's Keynote Speech at NYU's Future of U.S. Climate Policy Conference

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Curbing environmental degradation requires legitimate efforts

Curbing environmental degradation requires legitimate efforts

Dan Moritz-Rabson, Staff Columnist
October 10
Filed under OPINION

Until leaders solidify their efforts with clear mandates to restrain destructive practices, efforts to curb climate change will be ineffective.

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Movie explores climate change

Movie explores climate change

April 17
Filed under NEWS

In the latest effort to inform the NYU community about the effects of climate change, student activists hosted a screening of “Do the Math,” a film about social movements to protect the environment. NYU Divest, Earth Matters and the Graduate School of Arts and Science Student Government organized th...

Math employed in climate research

Math employed in climate research

February 6
Filed under NEWS

  A team from NYU’s Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences discovered evidence that rising temperatures in the North Atlantic influence Antarctica’s melting ice sheets. The research was part of the doctoral studies of Xichen Li, the study’s lead author, who specializes in mathe...

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