The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Pitt’s Office of Sustainability provided a list of COVID-safe ways to celebrate Earth Day this year — such as guided hikes and park cleanups —  with different community organizations, while also providing educational resources so people can both celebrate and learn.

Pitt hosts eco-friendly events to celebrate Earth Day, encourages sustainability

By Elizabeth Primrose, Staff Writer April 23, 2021
Pitt’s Office of Sustainability provided a list of COVID-safe ways to celebrate Earth Day this year — such as guided hikes and park cleanups — with different community organizations, while also providing educational resources so people can both celebrate and learn.
The Keystone Pipeline was shut down Nov. 16, 2017, due to a leak that spilled thousands of gallons of oil in South Dakota. (Steven Oehlenschlager/Dreamstime/TNS)

Oil pipelines pursue a path of turmoil

By Lexi Kennell | Culture Editor December 5, 2017

Native Americans in the Dakotas faced police dogs, pepper spray and rubber bullets last year while trying to protect their homes from one pipeline — now parts of the region have nearly 210,000 gallons...

As Pittsburgh transforms toward a more sustainable city, the city faces a decline in labor force. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons)

Blue collar to green collar: Pittsburgh’s sustainable future

By Jaime Viens | Contributing Editor September 14, 2017

A Pittsburgh skyline dominated by smokestacks once denoted the bane of environmental destruction to some — but to many, it was a livelihood. More than ever before, Pittsburgh is shedding its long-standing...

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