Does Biden have what it takes to be strong on climate once in office?

Activists protesting outside of Blackrock in San Francisco on December 12th, 2019.
November 19, 2020

Former Vice President Joe Biden is the first major-party nominee to include robust climate policy in his presidential platform, but environmental activists say it’s not enough. While the Vice President’s...

California to ban the sale of gas-powered cars by 2035

November 19, 2020

chart As historic wildfires burned throughout California over the last few months, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed an unprecedented order seeking to cut carbon emissions statewide by banning the sale of...

Is coronavirus good for the environment?

May 21, 2020

Images of blue skies and waterways, reports of goats taking to the streets in Wales, endangered sea turtles returning to empty beaches in Eastern India, macaque monkeys traversing through Lopburi, Thailand,...

Catching up on the race for the presidency

(L-R) Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez discusses the Conflict of Interest Rule at the Center for American Progress with Congressperson Xavier Becerra, Senator Elizabeth Warren, Senator Cory Booker, Congressperson John Sarbanes, and Congressman John Delaney on April 6, 2016. Photo Credit: Department of Labor
December 1, 2019

With the presidential elections just around the corner and the primary elections approaching fast, it is time for America (and even some Urban students) to decide who they want to be the next President...

Kian Kafaie ‘19 reflects on summer Arctic adventure

Illustration of an iceburg, by Lena Bianchi, Design Editor
December 20, 2018

While many students attended summer camps or held summer jobs, Urban student Kian Kafaie ‘19 was part of a summer program called Students on Ice (SOI). The 2018 program focused on ocean literacy,...

Urban leads SF high schools with Meatless Mondays

Infographic comparing meat industry subsidies to fruit and vegetable industry subsidies. Source: Meatanomics. Infographic by Kian Nassre, Web Editor.
December 19, 2018

This December, Urban may become the first school in San Francisco to implement Meatless Mondays if the trial for the new menu is proven successful. Out of concern for the dire state of the environment,...

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