The Guilfordian

A wasteless journey

Phase two of the White Street Landfill. Downtown Greensboro is visible in the distance.

Ben Clark and Caroline Clark, Guest Writers

September 15, 2019

On Monday, Aug. 26, Laine Roberts, a waste education and recycling educator with the city of Greensboro, led a public tour of the city’s White Street Landfill, where yard and residential waste is housed from the Greensboro area. The landfill consists of two main phases, the second of which is hidden f...

Pipeline approved, Governor promises future of clean energy

Photo of Roy Cooper, the Governor of North Carolina. By Chris Seward - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,

Kathleen Herbst, Opinion Editor

February 9, 2018

On Jan. 26, Governor Roy Cooper made an announcement that North Carolina is dedicated to renewable and clean energy, alongside the approval of the Atlantic Coast Pipeline by the NC Department of Environmental Quality. “My goal for North Carolina is complete reliance on renewable energy, which builds...

Humans guilty in case for climate justice

Humans guilty in case for climate justice

Ian Penny, World & Nation Editor

September 8, 2016

Imagine you’re a plaintiff in a courtroom. You’re seeking damages in a civil case from a person or a group of people for eroding your oceanfront property, harming your lung capacity or killing your crops. The tool they used to do it: carbon dioxide. You’re suing the perpetrator who caused cli...