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Sudden Oak Death: What it Means for California

Sudden Oak Death: What it Means for California
March 27, 2018

At first, leaves turn an unnatural shade of green and begin to wither. Foliage turns brown and dies, clinging to the branches of the tree before falling to the forest floor. The bark begins to excrete...

Opinion: Kids, or the Planet?

Opinion: Kids, or the Planet?
March 18, 2018

Growing up, I loved traveling. Despite the chaotic 5:00 a.m. rush to the airport, the crying baby a few rows back, and the stale cheese and crackers airlines make you pay extra for -- I cherished my window...

Recipes: Eat Well and Save the Planet for Under $7

Recipes: Eat Well and Save the Planet for Under $7
March 17, 2018

Do YOU care about YOUR planet? Do YOU care about CLIMATE CHANGE? Do YOU want to make a DIFFERENCE? If you answered YES, this article is for you. Climate change and global warming is on the rise. The...

Opinion: Calling “BS” on Climate Change Inaction: Taking Renewed Civic Engagement Beyond Gun Control

Opinion: Calling “BS” on Climate Change Inaction: Taking Renewed Civic Engagement Beyond Gun Control
March 13, 2018

“We call BS. That us kids don't know what we're talking about, that we're too young to understand how the government works.” These are the passionate words from Emma Gonzalez, one of the most outspoken...

Electric Motorcycles: Urban Eco-Transportation of Tomorrow

Foothill PD chooses electric. Zero DS. Photo: Elliot Hu
December 8, 2017

You may have seen Foothill's mobile police units around campus, either on patrol or helping students and faculty with things like door locks and security. What you may not have noticed is the department’s...

Op-Ed: The Sociology of Climate Change Denial

Op-Ed: The Sociology of Climate Change Denial
Why countless Americans deny the existence of one of the most pressing issues of our time.
December 6, 2017
Over 15,000 climate scientists from 188 different countries signed a joint declaration certifying human's role in climate change. Why are we still doubtful?

Petroleum & Permafrost: Impacts of The Senate Tax Plan

Petroleum & Permafrost: Impacts of The Senate Tax Plan
December 5, 2017
The Senate's recently passed tax bill has significant implications for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaskan permafrost, and our warming planet.

My Experience at Bioneers 2017: Rise Up and Confront Climate Change

My Experience at Bioneers 2017: Rise Up and Confront Climate Change
November 21, 2017

At the inaugural morning of this year’s Bioneers conference, 18 Foothill students sat in the audience as the talented Afia Walking Tree and Deb Lane performed a blood pumping chorus of lively drumming....

International Education Week: A Native Perspective on Climate Change

The Standing Rock Reservation camp in December 2016
November 17, 2017

“My grandfather was brought to boarding schools run by missionaries...they killed the Indian but kept the man,” Rochelle Diver described of her family’s history in the United States. Diver spoke...

Breaking: Foothill College Recertifies Eco Pass Program

Photo of the 52
November 16, 2017

Last week, Foothill College students took part in a referendum on the VTA Eco Pass program. Out of 758 voters, 68.8% approved fee increases in order to sustain the partnership between the Associated Students...

The Transformation

The Transformation
November 4, 2017

Dirt, rubble, hunger, dead weeds, broken glass broken dreams. The smell of carbon dioxide pollutes the streets and fills the lungs of young and old and their empty stomachs greedy businessmen, dressed...

Northern California Fires: Impacts and Analysis

Northern California Fires: Impacts and Analysis
October 22, 2017
The Script analyzes the role of climate change in the devastating Northern California fires.
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