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Op-Ed: The Sociology of Climate Change Denial

Op-Ed: The Sociology of Climate Change Denial

Logan Keifling, Staff Writer

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

Alix Schoback, News and Politics Editor

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

Anita Dubinko, Contributor

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. As a newcomer to Bioneers, I wasn’t expecting something so lively and indulgent so early in the m...

The Transformation

The Transformation

Sophia Falco, Contributor

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 in their rich stuffy suits and so-called red power ties replace purity with carbon dioxide. ...

To Stop Climate Change, Drill Baby Drill

To Stop Climate Change, Drill Baby Drill

William Robertson, Senior Editor

April 14, 2017

In 1990, the US’ total CO2E (CO2 equivalent) output was roughly 5 gigatons per year. Emissions rose steadily over almost 2 decades, peaking at 6 gigatons around 2008. Since then, US emissions have fallen to 5.6 gigatons. At first this was likely due to the global economic downturn in 2008-09. Indeed,...

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