The Misleading Nature of Veganism

In the complex, polarizing world of nutrition and diets, people tend to favor black and white rules to answer their questions. But simple answers...

NYU’s Collusion with Amazon Deforesters

The Amazon rainforest is still on fire. Last week, demonstrations by hundreds of thousands of protesters took place in New York City to mark...

Tax Traffic to Fix the Subway and Save the Environment

With the issue of climate change ballooning, New York City has no time to lose in passing congestion pricing legislation, a measure that would improve both sustainability and transportation through a tax system.

Anti-Climate Change Panel Is Grounded in Money, Not Science

Last week, the Washington Post reported that President Donald Trump was considering assembling a panel — the Presidential Committee on Climate Security — to...

Finding a Valuable Lesson in the Melting of Antarctica

For the last few years, two fault lines in the Brunt Ice Shelf, near the westward Coats Lands region of Antarctica, have been slowly...

Composting Isn’t a Waste

In a world of seven — soon to be eight — billion people, it’s easy to find comfort in the statement “I’m just one...

The Quandaries of Abstaining From Double Cheeseburgers

Writer Natasha Jokic takes a look at her relationship with vegetarianism and explores the extent of the role of the individual in environmental impact.

NYU Needs to Take Back the Tap

With NYU’s Washington Square Park campus being in a city that has the “champagne of drinking water,” why is it that we still sell...

The Climate Change Report Is Harrowing — But Is It Our Fault?

We have an institutional responsibility to help resolve climate change, but the emphasis on individual actions to reduce waste is not enough.

When Climate Policy Isn’t Enough

Nearly 300 activists were arrested in London yesterday for taking part in the Extinction Rebellion, a movement dedicated to using nonviolent tactics to bring...

Thinking of Decarbonization Like a Well-Funded Research Project

While NYU’S 2040 carbon neutrality plan is a step in the right direction, it will ultimately take much more concrete research and planning to fight climate change.

Not All Activism Is Created Equal

Greta Thunberg is a climate activist. You’ve probably heard of her because of the recent climate strikes or seen the subsequent social media posts...
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