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UN projects significant global temperature increase as early as 2030

One potential effect of climate change is more frequent wildfires.
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Lys Goldman '21

December 1, 2018

The temperature of Earth’s surface could increase by 1.5 degrees Celsius as early as 2030 and cause irreversible damage, according to a special report by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released in October. “Climate change is a very important and big issue r...

Students skeptical of Paris Climate Agreement

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Amelia Brown, Staff Writer

January 11, 2016

2015 was a remarkable year for movies, music, books, human rights and the earth.   The planet just got a huge amount of attention with the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP21) held in Paris, ending on Dec. 12 with the Paris Agreement. While the plan was adopted, it isn...

Peter Boyd enlightens Staples students

Peter Boyd enlightens Staples students

Margaux MacColl, Features Editor

October 21, 2014

Staples students filled the seats of the Westport Arts Center on Friday, Oct. 17 to hear Peter Boyd, COO of the organization the Carbon War Room, speak about the contributors and solutions to climate change. The presentation went through the Carbon War Room’s approaches to climate change, primaril...

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