The majority of central Venice, Italy is flooded due to an irregular amount of rain and flooded rivers with waters up to 1.87 meters, which is the worst flooding in Venice in over 50 years, according to the Associated Press.
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California is experiencing one of its worst wildfire seasons this year. With over 6,000 fires igniting so far that have burned almost 200,000 acres, many people are displaced and without a home. If nothing is done to slow down climate change, we may be on track for worse to come.
Through an attempt to minimize their own accountability in regard to wildfires, Pacific Gas & Electric cut power in more than 700,000 homes and businesses throughout Northern California from Oct. 9-12.
An estimated 4 million young people turned out – and walked out – internationally last Friday to insist on action to prevent further ravages of climate change.
The Trump administration announced on Sept. 18 that it will revoke California’s waiver that allowed the state to set its own standards for car emissions.
Sen. Tom Udall, D-New Mexico, Rep. Raúl M. Grijalva, D-Arizona, Rep. Don Beyer, D-Virginia and Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Michigan introduced a piece of legislation last Tuesday that will essentially undo the Trump administration’s attempts to weaken the Endangered Species Act.
As the Amazon rain forest continues to burn, our world leaders have not put forth an earnest effort to remedy the situation.
A proposed federal law could expand the San Gabriel Mountains National Monument and provide more areas for hikers, campers and nature enthusiasts.
Climate change will be the root cause of a rare mega storm called the ARkStorm that scientists say will send more than 1.5 million people on the West Coast fleeing as floodwaters swamp cities and form lakes in the Central Valley and Mojave Desert.
Issues of social justice and injustices were brought to light during an evening of senior thesis presentations Wednesday. The Center for Multicultural Services hosted the event in honor of Social Justice Day in the Executive Dining Room.