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California’s wildfires are a statewide crisis reflecting a global problem

burned furniture

Christine Martinez

August 22, 2018

There is no denying that California is prone to wildfires. Northern California is suffering from multiple fires deemed as some of the worst the state has ever seen. While fires in California are presumably a commonplace and what is almost expected of the state, according to the New York Times, most...

Our World Now: Islands in Peril

blue purple green and red writing with a beige background


April 19, 2018

Political Cartoon by Hannah Goldblatt, a Language Arts major and senior.This art was originally created for Professor Edie Pistolesi's ART 380, Children's Art and Lab....

Our World Now: This just in…

drawing in grey white and red questioning if global warming is bad


April 10, 2018

Political Cartoon by Alexis Jansen, a Science major and senior. The head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Scott Pruitt, recently expressed his doubts, in contradiction to the EPA's own findings, as to whether global warming poses a threat to humanity. He commented that it's "fairly arrogant for us to think t...

Extreme weather conditions in California raise concerns

Two PG and E workers walk near the Oroville Dam

Heidi Weinrich

February 19, 2017

With California having its most rainy winter in years, residents have relied on emergency spillways and other precautions for the past two weeks. The night of Feb. 11, the Oroville dam filled with rain and its emergency spillway was used for the first time. The dam's emergency spillway, however, collap...

“Carbon Nation” opens in LA this past weekend

Aimee Lastrella

February 21, 2011

It's a whole new take on Al Gore's "An Inconvenient Truth," sort of? I don't know how to explain it really, but ever since then I have been an eco-documentary junkie. If it has to do with the world and how to save it, how we're killing it or all of the above- shot in documentary style, I have probably...

Act Now, Or Cow Farts Will Ruin The Lives Of Your Children

Harrison Leonard

April 28, 2010

Harrison Leonard Contributing columnist A 2006 report from the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change found that cow flatulence is more damaging to the atmosphere than CO2 from cars. That’s hard to believe – almost as difficult as learning in the Fall of 2009 that one of...

I want my Farmers Market!

Yazmin Cruz

September 4, 2009

So by now, you probably know that CSUN's Institute for Sustainability is working with administration on the last details to start a Farmers Market on campus. If this is news to you, then check out this story that was published by the "Daily Sundial" on Monday :  No Farmers Market till next semester for CSUN. Unfortunately, the project has been pushed back be...

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