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Staff Editorial: Climate change is a ticking time bomb

October 15, 2020

The clock counts down on the Metronome in Manhattan, a physical representation of the time we have left until the effects of global warming are irreversible. Currently, we have a little over seven years. Climate...

Is Greenland becoming more green than ice?

Is Greenland becoming more green than ice?
October 15, 2020

Ice sheets from all over the world are melting as a result of rising global temperatures. According to NASA’s climate webpage, Greenland lost 532 billion tons of ice in 2019. This was the most lost...

Staff Editorial: Our vision for 2020

May 29, 2020

Welcome back to Guilford for the spring semester! We’ve at last landed in a new decade. It feels like change is on the horizon, doesn’t it? 2020 seems to be bound for big, new developments. The...

Typhoon Hagibis renders many homeless

November 4, 2019

Typhoon Hagibis swiftly slammed into Japan a few weeks ago, killing over 88 people and injuring hundreds more. As the water continues to rise and flood up to the roofs of houses, the death toll could rise...

Youth make strides for climate justice

Youth make strides for climate justice
October 12, 2019

From Sept. 20 to Sept. 27, students around the world walked out of schools in the middle of the day to protest the lack of governmental action on issues of climate change. This event was known as the Global...

Earth’s axis potentially wobbles due to humans

October 5, 2018

According to research by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, “Human activity increases the wobbling of the Earth’s axis as the planet is spinning.” The main way humans affect the wobble of the Earth...

California Senate Bill 100 to reduce emissions

September 21, 2018

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 100, on Sept. 10th to remove carbon emissions from the state’s electric grid by the year 2045. Along with the bill, Brown signed an executive order designed...

Winter storm sparks discussions

People walk into the South Ferry-Whitehall St subway station in New York City during the storm on Thursday, January 4. By Metropolitan Transportation Authority of the State of New York from United States of America [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
January 19, 2018

On Jan. 3, a winter storm hit the East Coast of the United States, bringing snow and winds from Maine to parts of Florida. New England areas received nearly a foot of snow, Boston’s streets were flooded...

Climate change increases magnitude of hurricanes

Climate change increases magnitude of hurricanes
September 15, 2017

In light of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the question of the effect of climate change is important to consider. Skeptics of climate change believe the focus should remain only on the immediate effects of...

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