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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.

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.

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.

DiCaprio’s Doc is Pretentious — In a Good Way

DiCaprio’s Doc is Pretentious — In a Good Way

By 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.

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 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.

Binding agreements on climate change needed from Paris Talks

Binding agreements on climate change needed from Paris Talks

By 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.

NYU signs pledge to slow climate change

NYU signs pledge to slow climate change

By Greta Chevance, Staff Writer

November 23, 2015


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.

US must pay climate reparations

US must pay climate reparations

By Jesus Kumamoto, Contributing writer

September 21, 2015


Filed under Opinion

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

California should reinstitute a plan to cut petroleum use

California should reinstitute a plan to cut petroleum use

By Hon-Lum Cheung-Cheng, Contributing writer

September 21, 2015


Filed under Opinion

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

EPA speaker discusses economic effects of climate policy

EPA speaker discusses economic effects of climate policy

By Elizabeth Gurdus, Contributing Writer

October 29, 2014


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

Curbing environmental degradation requires legitimate efforts

Curbing environmental degradation requires legitimate efforts

By Dan Moritz-Rabson, Staff Columnist

October 10, 2014


Filed under Opinion

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

People’s Climate March draws 400,000 people before UN Climate Summit

People’s Climate March draws 400,000 people before UN Climate Summit

By Alex Bazeley, Andrew Mei, and Romie Williams

September 22, 2014


Filed under Featured Multimedia, Multimedia, Multimedia Gallery, News

The largest Climate Change March in history took place this Sunday in Central Park.

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