Is coronavirus good for the environment?

Ellie Lerner, News and Opinions Editor

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, and coyotes venturing into new areas of San Francisco have attracted media attention across the...

Voices of the Climate March

A San Francisco student, Calista Nicholson '21, and Elijah Leshnick '21 protest at the Climate March on Friday, September 20, 2019. Photo Credit: Phoebe Grandi.

Kyra Nagle, Arts & Culture Editor, Design Managing Editor

October 29, 2019

Mackensie Park: “I went to the climate march because as people, we share this planet with a larger ecosystem of nature and animals; despite this, we have developed the idea that our luxuries are a right and not a privilege. Our actions that reflect a thoughtless consumerism are negatively affecti...

An industry in crisis: exploring the truth behind recycling

Green Team’s poster guide to recycling. Photo Credit: Ellie Lerner

Ellie Lerner, Editor of News and Opinions

October 24, 2019

Black bin, green bin, and blue bin; a wrapper here and an orange peel there. In the midst of a nationwide recycling crisis, it might be time to revisit our approach to waste sorting.  Until recently, American consumers have not had to face the repercussions of their recycling habits. For the past ...

CLIMATE: Urban School responds to COP21 and climate change

Olivia Meehan, Staff Writer

March 24, 2016

The November 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) in Paris, France, was a major stepping-stone on the path to fighting climate change. Consented to by 195 nations, this voluntary agreement proposed goals to keep global temperature rise this century no more than 2 degrees Celsius, but ...

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