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Editorial | How to simultaneously combat climate change and your climate anxiety

Editorial | How to simultaneously combat climate change and your climate anxiety

By The Pitt News Editorial Board October 12, 2021
There are meaningful ways to help combat your climate anxiety and climate change that go beyond getting rid of plastic straws.
Opinion | We need to adapt to an already changed climate

Opinion | We need to adapt to an already changed climate

By Talia Spillerman, For The Pitt News September 14, 2021
Many people in our society, who are already at a societal disadvantage or live in an area prone to natural disasters, are already feeling the implications of global warming.
Opinion | You’re trying to solve big problems the wrong way

Opinion | You’re trying to solve big problems the wrong way

By Lucas DiBlasi, Senior Staff Columnist September 8, 2021
Many people’s current reactions to the crises we face range from only mildly helpful to actively counterproductive.
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 Fridays 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.
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