Tag: renewable energy

Legislation would ban the removal of western Joshua trees

A law to protect the Western Joshua Tree, a native desert plant, and make it illegal to import, export, sell, or remove the species without a state authorization was first introduced on February 7th by California Governor Gavin Newsom. 

Worldwide forest growth highlights need for conservation

A recent study has found that an area of forest the size of France has regrown around the world over the past 20 years, according to The Guardian, showing concrete proof that regeneration of our forests is possible.

Petition fights fossil fuel investments

Erik Bahnson, president of Students Engaged in Environmental Discussion and Service club, or SEEDS, is drafting a letter to the University’s Board of Trustees to urge the University to divest not only from fossil fuel industries, but also invest in funds that comply with Environment, Social and Governance standards.

U.S. infrasructure needs updating

Flint, Michigan, has struggled with obtaining clean water since the 1970s, and today,nearly two years since fecal coliform bacteria was found in the water sources, CNN reports that Flint residents still do not have clean water.

University cuts energy consumption

In light of California's energy crisis, the University of La Verne has taken various measures to cut energy consumption. So far, energy prices cost California businesses and residents $10.9 billion more last summer than the year before.

New class to offer energizing look at France

Dr. Iraj Parchamazad, professor of chemistry, and Dr. Al Clark, vice president of academic affairs, are hoping to teach a new Core 340 class this summer, in which they will travel to France.

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