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Editorial: More diverse representation needed in climate movement

The climate march in Pittsburgh fills the street outside the City-County Building in September 2019.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

January 26, 2020

An Associated Press photo of four climate activists went viral over the weekend. The reason? All the girls pictured were white, though if you look closely, you can see Vanessa Nakate, a Ugandan climate activist, cropped out of the photo. The photo — which included activists Greta Thunberg, Louki...

Pittsburgh goes green, despite what you might’ve heard

(Amanda Nichols | Staff Illustrator)

By Levko Karmazyn | For The Pitt News

August 21, 2017

When President Donald Trump decided to pull out of the Paris climate agreements, he said that he was elected to represent the people of Pittsburgh, not Paris — a statement that was met with fiery outlash from important figures such as Mayor Bill Peduto, who said that Pittsburgh will in fact continue to abide by the Paris agreements....

Pittsburgh reacts to Trump climate decision

(Photo by Eric Heckler)

By Henry Glitz and Kirsten Wong | The Pitt News Staff

June 7, 2017

When President Trump invoked Pittsburgh in his decision to exit the Paris Climate Agreement last Thursday, he left many Pittsburghers baffled. “I’m appalled that the President used my city to justify his unacceptable decision,” Mayor Bill Peduto said in a press release the same day Trump ma...

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