Why You Should March for Science This Month

By VANSHIKA CHOWDHARY April 6th, 2018 “We need to make sure that science is not silenced – it is the driving force of human progress and innovation.” On April 22nd, 2017 (Earth Day), thousands of scientists and science advocates around…

Straws: An Environmental Hazard

By Huda Ayaz March 8th, 2018 “According to NPS, Americans use 500 MILLION straws every day–and that’s just in America.” “I’d like a cheeseburger and french fries. Oh, and can I get Coke with that?” Upon receiving your order, grabbing a random seat, eating…

Oh Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree, How Sustainable are Thy Branches?

By STEPHANIE MOY January 1, 2018 “However, with 78% of American households displaying Christmas trees each year, prohibiting the tradition is not realistic. Instead, environmentalists should focus on the carbon footprint of each tree, the number of years it will…

Take a Look at The Rare Natural Phenomena That Occur on Earth

By SAJID AHMED October 7, 2017 “Here are some natural phenomena that occur on earth, which will leave you stunned.” Oh Earth you, such a beauty you’re. Your sumptuousness is utterly elusive. Your mesmerizing ways to keep us amused in…

Genghis Khan: The Most Eco-Friendly Invader?

By ARJUN SATHEESH MENON August 17, 2017 “Based on the knowledge we have gained from the past, we are now in a position to make land-use decisions that will diminish our impact on climate and the carbon cycle,” Genghis Khan…

No Need To Worry About Paris Agreement Withdrawal

By AMINA RANA June 8, 2017 “For the US, as an instrumental partner in such deals would mean that our sudden backing out would take years to undo. “ We’ve heard the ruckus by now, the US has officially backed…

There’s No Planet B: Why Millennials Should Stand by Standing Rock

By SHREYA CHOWDHARY December 13, 2016 ” DAPL is special for its location and the people who might be affected by it. It crosses the Missouri River, less than one mile upstream from the reservation of the Standing Rock Sioux…