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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 […]

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Faith groups provide local solutions to climate change

Religious and secular groups joined together on Nov. 11 at the Blackbox Theater in Rathaus Hall to talk about climate change and solutions to it. The Center for Ethnic, Racial & Religious Understanding, along with other city-wide groups, created the event to unite groups of different faiths—Christianity, Islam and Judaism—as well as non-religious groups, like the New York […]

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Mercy, mercy me and why the ecology needs to be protected

Originally, for this op-ed, I intended to shame students obsessed with making astronomical salaries in their career and how they were ignorant of an upcoming climate catastrophe. I felt such an idiotic perspective should be challenged. However, after listening to podcasts like “Citizen Radio” and reading about Fight for 15, I began to reconsider what […]

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Club Spotlight on QC Environmental Club

Queens College’s Environmental Club is a student-run organization focusing on making the campus more eco-friendly and introducing the benefits of sustainability both on and off campus. It was founded in 1998, said the QC website, and their main initiative is to spread awareness and make the world more livable, both for today and for future […]

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