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Starting off 2021 Hot!

Starting off 2021 Hot!

Drew Pellin January 27, 2021

Just as we were looking for better news going into 2021, the end of 2020 left us on a hot note. The average global surface temperature of Earth in 2020 ended in a tie with 2016 as the warmest year on...

The Green New Deal vs. Basic Mathematics

The Green New Deal vs. Basic Mathematics

The Green New Deal makes promises it can not keep.
Avery Heinen, Contributor October 21, 2020

One of the first things you learn in an American civics class is that a president of the United States serves a maximum of two terms in office. This was the precedent set by George Washington when he declined...

Can the free market solve climate change?

Brandon Prichard, Contributor November 26, 2019

If there is any idea that is despised most when debating climate change and environmental protection, it is free market environmentalism. The idea of solving climate change by reducing regulations and...

Massive wildfire sets Lebanon ablaze

Massive wildfire sets Lebanon ablaze

Danny Panken, Contributor October 24, 2019

Some of the worst wildfires in Lebanon’s history are currently raging in the southern coastal section of the country, specifically in the wooded Chouf region. Officials are saying these devasting...

Food waste in plastic bags on footpath

Food waste: a worldwide problem with billions of dollars at steak

Danny Panken, Contributor October 24, 2019

Since the 1970’s the population growth rate of Earth has slowly begun to decrease, reaching its peak in 1969 at an annual growth rate of 2.12%, according to the World Bank Group. Since then it has...

The ever increasing danger of climate change

The ever increasing danger of climate change

Danny Panken, Contributor September 26, 2019

In August when this summer’s European heatwave finally made its way to Greenland, it began to hit the ice sheet that covers 80% of the country, and once again resumed its melting. This heatwave has been...

Brazilian Amazon Forest burning to open space for pasture

Fires continue to negatively impact the Amazon rainforest

Ellie Poppler, Contributor September 12, 2019

The Amazon rainforest is the world’s largest tropical rainforest and the Earth’s most biodiverse region, bigger than the next two largest rainforests combined. The climate is extremely tropical...

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