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“Green Speakeasy” environmental lecture comes with a drink

Amy Wildermuth (left) looks on as Shanti Gamper-Rabindran discusses current issues in environmental policy at the Green Speakeasy event in the University Club Library Wednesday afternoon.

By Vaibhav Gupta, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

Several dozen lawyers, engineers, students and policy enthusiasts at Pitt met Wednesday afternoon to discuss the state of environmental protections at a “Green Speakeasy.”

Editorial: Immediate action necessary to limit affects of climate change

News reports from 2015 suggest Exxon Mobile conducted several studies on climate change. Eighty percent of the studies determined human activities worsen climate change, but the majority of those released to the public suggest the phenomena is a sham.

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

October 12, 2018

The fate of our planet rests in the hands of about 100 corporations, which are moving further away from the economic revolution necessary to affect climate change in large part thanks to the rollback of important EPA measures. They should be moving in the opposite direction.

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