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Oil companies admit contribution to climate change

Loki Olin, Staff Writer

May 28, 2018

In an effort to avoid doling out billions of dollars to the cities of San Francisco and Oakland, five multinational oil companies have been forced to confront the scientific implications of fossil-fuel consumption. An ongoing lawsuit filed by the two cities yielded an unforeseen result when the targ...

Alum Hannah Dreier Reflects on Her Experience Reporting from Venezuela

Alum Hannah Dreier Reflects on Her Experience Reporting from Venezuela

Sophia Vahanvaty, Editor-in-Chief of Newspaper

February 6, 2018

You know you have won Urban when your high school research paper is assigned reading for Dan Matz’s History of South Asia class. Hannah Dreier’s (‘04) research paper she wrote as an Urban junior stood its own despite being sandwiched between the founding documents of India and historical analyse...

Solazyme representative visits Urban School, speaks about sustainable oil

Ariane Goldsmith, Staff Writer

January 30, 2014

Ozone depletion, polar ice caps melting, oceans rising, more natural disasters than ever. Can oil made from microalgae end our worries about climate change? On Friday, Nov. 1, Jill Kauffman Johnson came to Urban to talk about sustainable oil, which could be the future of energy. But why is this impo...

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