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    Is Queens College green?

     Young people across the country are rising up and speaking out about the need to take serious action when it comes to climate change.  A recent report from the United Nations warns that in just 10 years, Earth’s global temperatures will rise by 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit, even further exacerbating extreme weather, storms, and drought around the world. Humanity must make drastic changes to carbon emissions and work toward more resilient communities. In April, the Queens College community, led by the Urban Studies Department, came together for a forum on the Green New Deal, a nationwide movement toward revamping our economy and reinvesting in the infrastructure needed to save our planet.…