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Opinion | Climate change should not be a partisan issue

Opinion | Climate change should not be a partisan issue

By Paige Lawler, Staff Columnist

November 17, 2019

Often, the climate crisis is written off as a problem solely on the liberal agenda when, in reality, it is all encompassing.

Opinion | Youth activists deserve more respect, less criticism

Opinion | Youth activists deserve more respect, less criticism

By Remy Samuels, Staff Columnist

October 1, 2019

Youth activists should not be underestimated, since they have historically proven that they have the power to affect change

Editorial: Conservative attacks on climate activist disrespectful, offensive

Editorial: Conservative attacks on climate activist disrespectful, offensive

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 24, 2019

There is absolutely no need for these attacks, which are offensive and distasteful.

Opinion | Corporations must be more active in fight against climate change

Opinion | Corporations must be more active in fight against climate change

By Paige Lawler, For The Pitt News

September 23, 2019

Individual sustainability is not enough to save the planet from climate change. It is imperative that corporations join the fight to stop climate change by limiting greenhouse gas emissions and adopting sustainable practices.

Meet the teen activists leading Pittsburgh’s Youth Climate Strike

Meet the teen activists leading Pittsburgh’s Youth Climate Strike

By Benjamin Nigrosh, Staff Writer

September 16, 2019

Leandra Mira has been leading Fridays for Future in Pittsburgh since June. Now, she and her fellow organizers are getting ready for this Friday's national youth climate strike.

Editorial | Climate change denial is an economic and environmental failure

Editorial | Climate change denial is an economic and environmental failure

By Pitt News Editorial Board

August 29, 2019

It’s likely that even older generations will have to face the financial burdens of denying climate change, especially with these loosening regulations.

Editorial: Tweets won’t save the Amazon

Editorial: Tweets won’t save the Amazon

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

August 27, 2019

Going vegan or donating to organizations dedicated to rainforest conservation won’t ultimately help save the Amazon.

Eating to help the environment

Eating to help the environment

By Emily Pinigis, Staff Columnist

November 13, 2018

A recent U.N. report on climate change shows we have only a couple of decades before we feel the serious effects of global warming. It’s more crucial now than ever to make environmentally conscious decisions — and those start on your plate.

Corporations need to step up to limit climate change

Corporations need to step up to limit climate change

By Sandy Fairclough, Staff Columnist

October 15, 2018

The scientific panelists at the U.N. have proved that if we want to avoid detrimental changes to our planet’s climate, someone needs do something to address the major impact human activity is having on the planet, fast. This responsibility lands on the large corporations who have most contributed to this environmental damage.

Editorial: Immediate action necessary to limit affects of climate change

Editorial: Immediate action necessary to limit affects of climate change

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 11, 2018

The fate of our planet rests in the hands of about 100 corporations, which are moving further away from the economic revolution necessary to affect climate change in large part thanks to the rollback of important EPA measures. They should be moving in the opposite direction.

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