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New climate initiatives announced at the 2021 climate summit

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor April 27, 2021

President Joe Biden hosted the 2021 climate summit last week, where he called on dozens of world leaders to ramp up their efforts in protecting the earth  against a worsening climate crisis.  The...

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Earth Day brings awareness to the climate crisis

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor April 20, 2021

Earth Day commemorates activists, environmental professionals, leaders and more who work to achieve a greener planet, and continues to inspire change through education and activism. While Earth Day...

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Consequences of climate change continue to impact Florida

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor April 13, 2021

Florida continues to struggle with the impacts of climate change. Issues of extreme heat, air quality and natural events such as hurricanes are a threat toward human life in the state, where sea level...

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Biden announces $2 trillion plan to curb climate change

Ainsley Miles, Staff Writer April 6, 2021

A $2 trillion plan announced by the Biden administration on March 31 aims to combat climate change through new environmentally-minded jobs, along with creating cars, energy and other technology in a more...

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Climate change is extending the spring allergy season

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor March 30, 2021

The spring allergy season is beginning earlier and lasting longer due to climate change, and regions in North America have been linked to this new finding, according to a report released by Climate Central.  The...

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Climate change bill approved by Massachusetts lawmakers

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor March 23, 2021

Massachusetts lawmakers approved a climate change bill that aims to create net-zero greenhouse gas emissions in the state by 2050. The revised bill has bounced between both chambers for the past few...

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Changes in water sources linked to climate crisis

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor March 16, 2021

Notable changes to the Earth’s rivers are being seen as a result of human action and the climate crises, and they could potentially cause extreme weather events. According to Phys, river flow measures...

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Staying energetic about Texas

Ainsley Miles, Staff Writer March 2, 2021

As Texas citizens continue to feel the effects of power outages that left millions in the cold and dark earlier this month, the state has yet to place blame for the outages on any particular organization.  However,...

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Texas snowstorm leaves millions in dangerous living conditions

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor February 23, 2021

A winter snowstorm has swept across the South, causing more than 5 million people to lose power. Many have been left in below freezing temperatures and dangerous living conditions, including having no...

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Himalayan glacier incident linked to climate change

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor February 16, 2021

A sudden flood from a Himalayan glacier washed through northern India on Feb. 7, causing parts of the glacier to fall into a river where water overflowed in Uttarakhand.  This avalanche has killed...

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2020 tied for warmest year on record

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor February 9, 2021

A NASA analysis shows 2020 and 2016 are tied for the warmest years on record. Earth’s global temperature continues to follow a warming trend. According to CBS News, the average 2020 temperature was...

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How has COVID-19 affected climate change?

Olivia Acevedo, World News Editor December 8, 2020

With 2021 right around the corner, one can only wonder how climate change and the pandemic will affect us next year. So aCOVID-19 continues to surge, what will its impact be on climate change? COVID-19...

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