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Small changes make a big difference, but we need visionary action to halt climate change

Small changes make a big difference, but we need visionary action to halt climate change

Thousands took to the streets of Boston last week for the Youth Action Climate Strike. Many skipped school and took the day off from work to march against government inaction with regard to climate change. (Photo Courtesy of Robin Lubbock, WBUR) Katlyn Santo Connector Contributor Climate change is one of the gravest challenges facing our

MassPIRG aims to create a better world for everyone starting with students

Vernon Gibbs Connector Staff When students first get up on their feet and face the world, it can be a daunting task. When success or failure as a student hinges on the ability to trust a higher authority, it can be easy to lie down and accept the decisions of those in power, and trust

Climate Change Coalition more important than ever

Sabrina Pederson was a speaker at the annual Climate Change Teach-In. Alex Salucco Connector Editor When looking for clubs to join, students first need to ask themselves what impact they want to have. Are they joining something for self-pleasure or are they joining something to help a cause? When it comes to the Climate Change

Student Environmental Alliance set to raise climate change awareness

Marlon Pitter Connector Editor The Student Environmental Alliance (SEA), partnered with the Climate Change Initiative (CCI), is set to spread awareness of climate change with the “Make a Change for Us” event Wednesday night in University Crossing. The event is designed to make students more aware of the dangerous side effects of climate change and

‘The climate change game is over’ – Fifth annual Climate Change Teach-In

Heather Hamilton Connector Contributor “We are playing Russian roulette with your future,” said Dr. John Sterman. Sterman, a Jay W. Forrester Professor of Management and Engineering Systems at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), was one of three guest speakers at UMass Lowell’s fifth annual Climate Change Teach-In. Sterman used the analogy to explain how

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