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NYU Dems and Republicans Spar over Climate Change and Hurricane Relief

Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor

September 22, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Democrats and Republicans voiced their opinions on climate change and hurricane relief at an event last Tuesday.

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American Media Fails to Contextualize Climate-Intensified Disasters

American Media Fails to Contextualize Climate-Intensified Disasters

Theo Wayt, Contributing Writer

September 18, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Most American news outlets, no matter their political leanings, seem currently to emulate our President’s erratic, unfocused, 140-characters-or-less style.

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Students Should Care About Climate

Students Should Care About Climate

WSN Editorial Board

April 17, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Climate change is real — no matter what President Donald Trump says — and working to protect the environment on an individual scale is essential now more than ever.

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NYU Feels Climate Change in Wild Winter

NYU Feels Climate Change in Wild Winter

Laura Rubio, Staff Writer

March 27, 2017


Filed under FEATURES

While some NYU students are enjoying the warm weather, this rise in temperature is bringing the heat to discuss climate change, especially for NYU community members involved in such conversations.

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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, 2017


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, 2016


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, 2016


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, 2016


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, 2016


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, 2016


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, 2015


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, 2015


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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