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More than 200 protesters marched through Oakland on Friday afternoon during a climate strike rally, urging climate justice and fossil fuel divestment. Organized by Sunrise Movement Pittsburgh, the protest started on Flagstaff Hill before protesters walked to the Cathedral of Learning.

Climate change march fights for climate justice and youth representation

By Colm Slevin, Staff Writer March 22, 2021
More than 200 protesters marched through Oakland on Friday afternoon urging climate justice and fossil fuel divestment. The group chanted, “Divest. Protect. Rebuild” and, “Hey hey, ho ho, fossil fuels have got to go.”
Photos: Climate strike on Flagstaff Hill

Photos: Climate strike on Flagstaff Hill

By Pamela Smith, Staff Photographer March 21, 2021
Sunrise Movement Pittsburgh hosted a climate strike march on Friday afternoon. More than 200 protesters marched through Oakland chanting, “Divest. Protect. Rebuild.”
Opinion | Gen Z’s eco-anxiety is our best chance at reversing climate change

Opinion | Gen Z’s eco-anxiety is our best chance at reversing climate change

By Dalia Maeroff, Staff Columnist October 29, 2020
Gen Z can be key in helping reverse the effects of climate change.
Opinion | We still have to fight the climate change fight

Opinion | We still have to fight the climate change fight

By Paige Lawler, Senior Staff Columnist May 26, 2020
In a matter of months, industry will likely be operational again.
Opinion | Australia is burning — it’s time to get fired up about climate change

Opinion | Australia is burning — it’s time to get fired up about climate change

By Devi Ruia, Senior Staff Columnist January 13, 2020
Dangerous wildfires are not new to us, and in the past year they have been at the forefront of our news cycle as they get worse across the globe.
High schooler Benjamin Gutschow said at Friday's climate strike that young people need to demand more from their government.

Students, activists rally again Downtown for climate action

By Emily Wolfe, News Editor December 7, 2019
The group of about 100 included high schoolers, politicians and organizers with established activist groups like Socialist Alternative Pittsburgh.
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 2, 2019
Youth activists should not be underestimated, since they have historically proven that they have the power to affect change
Climate activist Greta Thunberg, right, speaks at the United Nations Climate Change Conference on Monday in New York City.

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.
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