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New report warns of climate change, fast-coming dangers

New report warns of climate change, fast-coming dangers

10/11/2018 By Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor The world has a fever, and we’re making it worse. After three years of research, South Korea’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued a special report detailing the pressing dangers we can and will face if we don’t take action now. In the past, the study […]

Humankind harming animal life with excess waste

Humankind harming animal life with excess waste

Rachel Pierce | Staff Columnist  04/26/2018 There’s a lot of talk about human activity changing our climate, the effects of which would ultimately halt the human race. But what about the lives we are terminating without a voice? We don’t even have to look at future trends to know that we are impacting the lifespan […]

SeaWorld remains destructive despite support

SeaWorld remains destructive despite support

Rachel Pierce | Staff Columnist 04/19/2018 Correction: The original run of this article erroneously attributed stated opinions to the entire San Diego Union-Tribune, when in actuality the opinion was expressed in a Letter to the Editor. The piece has been updated to reflect this correction. A Letter to the Editor published in The San Diego […]

Event encourages waste reduction on campus

Event encourages waste reduction on campus

Jamie Crow | Staff Writer 04/12/2018 On a college campus it can be pretty hard to live a zero-waste lifestyle. What’s even harder is figuring out where to start. It seems like everywhere you look we’re surrounded by single-use plastics that are impossible to avoid. On April 6, Evergreen held its second annual Waste is […]

Earth hits hottest temps, breaks records for 2016

Earth hits hottest temps, breaks records for 2016

By Jamie Crow | Staff Columnist Well, it’s official: 2016 was the hottest year on record — again. According to a NASA news conference that took place on Jan. 18, 2016 was the hottest year since record keeping began in 1880. This past year was the third year in a row to break the record, […]