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Environmentalists protest against Keystone XL Pipeline

Environmentalists protest against Keystone XL Pipeline

By Nicole Brown, News Editor

September 23, 2013

Filed under News

Over 400 environmental activists gathered in Battery Park on Saturday to protest the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline. 350.org, an organization dedicated to solving the climate crisis and reducing the current levels of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere to below 350 parts per million, orga...

NYU must divest

February 8, 2013

Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, Opinion

This past Tuesday, leading environmentalist Bill McKibben stood before a crowd of 600 people at Cooper Union’s Grand Hall, urging them to confront universities about divesting from fossil fuel companies. His organization, 350.org, is devoted to finding tangible, strategic and systematic ways to restrict...