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Could Healthier Diets Limit Global Warming?

Could Healthier Diets Limit Global Warming?

Max Beck, Staff Writer April 12, 2024

Most of us, whether during childhood or well into adulthood, have refused to eat some sort of healthy food. Whether rejecting a side salad at dinner or having a parent ‘airplane’ a forkful of broccoli...

The Line: Sustainable Megacity in Neom Is a Worthwhile Investment

The Line: Sustainable Megacity in Neom Is a Worthwhile Investment

Max Beck, Staff Writer March 29, 2024

When considering sustainability initiatives on the individual level, we tend to think of inexpensive, casual behavior changes. These changes may include thrifting in place of supporting fast fashion, being...

You Don’t Need Another Water Bottle

You Don’t Need Another Water Bottle

Rylee Hatch, Arts & Features Editor February 16, 2024

The Stanley Tumbler is today’s “it” cup. But does this recently popular alternative to disposable water bottles come at its own cost to sustainability? Thanks in part to social media, the Stanley...

Harvesting Hydration: Roadblocks Faced in the Implementation of Redox Flow Desalination as ‘Sustainable’ Science

Harvesting Hydration: Roadblocks Faced in the Implementation of Redox Flow Desalination as ‘Sustainable’ Science

Max Beck, Contributing Writer February 9, 2024

The idea of drinking water from the ocean seems difficult to set into motion, as the concentration of sodium in seawater — ranging from around one percent in the Baltic Sea to 40 percent in the Red Sea...

The Threat Technological Progress Poses to the Environment

The Threat Technological Progress Poses to the Environment

Boen Beavers, Staff Writer November 10, 2023

Through the launch of the Sputnik 1 satellite on Oct. 4, 1957, mankind reached into the cosmos with a hand gloved in steel and seized the stars with an ironclad grip that has hitherto endured. The satellite,...

Utilized and Targeted: Art’s Complicated Role in Climate Activism

Utilized and Targeted: Art’s Complicated Role in Climate Activism

Rylee Hatch, Staff Writer May 5, 2023

What is worth more: art or life? This profound question is what climate activists asked onlookers when their group, Just Stop Oil, threw tomato soup on Van Gogh’s "Sunflowers" in October 2022.  Many...

American Religion and Environmentalism: Stewardship and Shortcomings

Rylee Hatch, Staff Writer April 21, 2023

Religion and climate change intersect at a perhaps unlikely similarity: stewardship. When it comes to environment-focused language and perspectives, there are valuable things we can learn from major...

The Need for A New American Dream

The Need for A New American Dream

Amanda Krowitz, Staff Writer April 14, 2023

When discussing the causes of climate change, we fail to consider the factors driving human behaviors that harm the planet. Climate change is largely a result of human behavior and decisions. It doesn’t...

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How Culture Wars Infiltrate our Climate Conversations

Rylee Hatch, Contributing Writer April 7, 2023

You probably remember when gas stoves had their moment as a hot topic on social media in January of this year. Maybe you’re still following the development and environmental impacts of household appliances....

Mother Earth and Man-Made Disasters: How Climate Change Rhetoric Harms Women

Mother Earth and Man-Made Disasters: How Climate Change Rhetoric Harms Women

Amanda Krowitz, Contributing Writer February 10, 2023

  Andrew Tate’s name was not one I was well acquainted with. However, after his Twitter exchange with Greta Thunberg and his arrest for rape and trafficking in Romania, I began to familiarize...

Laziness: The True Threat to Our Planet

Amanda Krowitz, Contributing Writer October 28, 2022

With paper brown bags from Chobani, plastic containers and around-the-clock printing, students unintentionally generate a large amount of waste in the library. The library is not the only breeding ground...

Is The Line An Attainable Solution to Saudi Arabia’s Dependency on Oil?

Fabrizio Montisci, Commentary Editor September 30, 2022

When the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman (MBS) first revealed the design of "The Line," millions were left astonished. A futuristic city of nine million people, only 200 meters wide and...

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