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...

Redefining Environmental Activism

Environmental activism is not unique to the 21st century. For hundreds of years, countless individuals have fought for a cleaner and healthier Earth. The...

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...

Pay Attention to Middle America

The 2020 presidential election is well underway, and the first caucuses in Iowa are quickly approaching. As the primaries draw nearer, there has been...

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.

Good for Business Isn’t Good Enough

NYU’s Chief Sustainability Officer Cecil Scheib recently outlined the reality of achieving sustainability goals at NYU: in order for them to be accepted, they...

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 Cultured Meat Solution

Who knew the potential solution to global crises would take shape in the form of a hamburger? Well, not your average hamburger. Clean meat, cultured...

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.

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...

In California, My Home Is One of the Lucky Ones

In the face of the twin tragedies of the wildfires raging in California, it is crucial to consider our responsibility to protect our citizens and to protect our planet when it comes to climate change.

The Significant Climate Impact of the USMCA

On Jan. 29, President Trump signed into law the United States-Mexico-Canada-Agreement, a free trade agreement between the United States, Mexico and Canada that builds...
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