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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.

Students, activists rally again Downtown for climate action

High schooler Benjamin Gutschow said at Friday's climate strike that young people need to demand more from their government.

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

Editorial: Conservative attacks on climate activist disrespectful, offensive

Climate activist Greta Thunberg, right, speaks at the United Nations Climate Change Conference on Monday in New York City.

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

Leandra Mira (left) and Sarah Hart (right) of the Pittsburgh 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

Danah Bialoruski

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

In this aerial image, A section of the Amazon rainforest that has been decimated by wildfires on August 25 in the Candeias do Jamari region near Porto Velho, Brazil. According to INPE, Brazil's National Institute of Space Research, the number of fires detected by satellite in the Amazon region this month is the highest since 2010.

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.

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