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Find a Park to Celebrate Earth Day

Find a Park to Celebrate Earth Day

By Sherry Yan, Staff Writer

April 20, 2018


Filed under Features

Save the trees. Save the bees. Here's what you could be doing this Earth Day.

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Combating Climate Change Begins With Citizens

Combating Climate Change Begins With Citizens

By Ignangeli Salinas-Muñiz, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018


Filed under Environment, Government, Opinion, Politics

Citizens must not only demand that politicians institute green policies but also recognize how they themselves benefit from an unstable environment. Protecting the environment begins with citizens.

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Cuomo, Al Gore Reveal Offshore Wind Plans at NYU

Cuomo, Al Gore Reveal Offshore Wind Plans at NYU

By Sarah Jackson, Deputy News Editor

March 9, 2018


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and former Vice President Al Gore spoke at NYU on Friday morning about New York’s initiatives for environmental preservation and sustainability.

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NYU College Republicans Speak on Students for Carbon Dividends

NYU College Republicans Speak on Students for Carbon Dividends

By Louise Choi, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under News, University News

NYU College Republicans do not yet have a stance on a carbon tax as other College Republicans voice their support for the initiative.

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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 13, 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 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

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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