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New Vice President of Sustainability Should Push for Divestment

New Vice President of Sustainability Should Push for Divestment

By WSN Editorial Board

January 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The Office of Sustainability and Cecil Scheib should commit their efforts to work with NYU Divest to move NYU to divest from fossil fuels investments.

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NYU Professors and Students Mobilize Climate Change With ‘Climoji’

NYU Professors and Students Mobilize Climate Change With ‘Climoji’

By Evan Vehslage, Contributing Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under News, University News

An NYU professor and several students developed climate change emojis, or "climojis." They hope the sticker packs will help broaden the discussion surrounding climate change.

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Trump Flounders With Environmental Nominee

Trump Flounders With Environmental Nominee

By Jacob Bass, Staff Writer

November 27, 2017


Filed under NYU, Opinion

Hartnett signifies a widespread sense of governmental incompetence that inevitably will imbed itself into our nation’s political schemata and subsequently steepen our country’s dangerous trajectory.

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2061’s School of the Earth Would Be Healthy For Campus

2061’s School of the Earth Would Be Healthy For Campus

By WSN Editorial Board

October 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion

The School of the Earth project would not only make NYU a more environmentally-friendly campus, but would also help the surrounding community as a whole

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NYU Dems and Republicans Spar over Climate Change and Hurricane Relief

NYU Dems and Republicans Spar over Climate Change and Hurricane Relief

By Mack DeGeurin, Deputy News Editor

September 21, 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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

By Natalie Whalen, Staff Writer

October 20, 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

By 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

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Deputy Opinion Editor

September 6, 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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