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Climate Change in Kalamazoo: how to learn more about the issue

Climate Change in Kalamazoo: how to learn more about the issue

Finn Brent, Staff Writer

June 10, 2020

Climate change is an issue that must be faced and dealt with by everybody. There is no one way to solve it, and it is important that we do everything in our power to help with this crisis we are facing.  We must change our lifestyles to reduce our carbon footprint and elect politicians who are climate c...

Everyone should take action against climate change

Everyone should take action against climate change

Ashley Garcia, Guest Writer

April 12, 2020

Temperatures are rising, glaciers are shrinking, sea levels are increasing. This is a climate emergency. Some are non-believers because they don’t think they are affected by the climate change, but climate change is real and it is happening now. It is just going to get worse unless something is done ...

Greta Thunberg is chosen for “Time” Person of the Year

Greta Thunberg is chosen for “Time” Person of the Year

Jeanie Gould-McElhone, Arts and Entertainment Editor

January 29, 2020

The Time Person of the Year is announced at the end of every year. This annual issue of “Time” magazine features a person who has had the most impact and influence on events and people of that year.  On December 11th, the person of the year was announced, 16 year old, Swedish climate activist, Greta Th...

Fighting Climate Change

Fighting Climate Change

June 21, 2019

By Claire Knudsen In Elsevier SciTech Connect Caitlin Beddows states that, “an estimated one million birds, 100,000 turtles, and countless other sea animals die each year from pollution and digesting plastic.” While walking down the street and looking at the ground for even a second, there are co...

Climate Change Takes a New Approach: Review of Lil Dicky's “Earth” Video

Peyton Westcott

June 10, 2019

Throughout social media, you’ve probably stumbled upon a post or two about climate change in these past few months. Climate change has been a huge topic all over social media websites, such as Twitter, Instagram, and more.A rap artist that many teenagers listen to, Lil Dicky, brought this topic to ...

Earth and Mars

Earth and Mars

November 3, 2017

Artist: Clayton Falese

Climate Change

Climate Change

November 1, 2017

Artist: Kate DeYoung

Make America Great Again by Believing In Global Warming

Make America Great Again by Believing In Global Warming

April 17, 2017

By Emily Lewman “The whole case for global warming, I believe, is silly, and I believe the vast majority of scientists think it’s silly and therefore I am a little bit embarrassed to spend my time on a silly issue,” said our Environmental Protection Agency transition team head and who is one o...

WMU Joins the Fight to Save the Planet

Maggie Lager

April 13, 2017

“There just isn’t any natural way possible that could explain this [global] warming,” explained Western Michigan University (WMU) professor David Karowe to a full and attentive audience last Wednesday night.   Regardless of what political leaders in the United States want us to believe, with appro...

Cowspiracy: Helping the Environment and our Diets

Cowspiracy: Helping the Environment and our Diets

maileenbugnaski

November 12, 2016

What would you do to help save the planet? It’s a question many people would answer with solutions such as recycling or conservative water usage - but would you be willing to completely alter your diet in hopes of repairing damage done to our environment? In the 2014 documentary “Cowspiracy: The Sust...

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