Category Archives: climate change

Climate Justice Conference at Loyola U this Week

From March 16-17, the Institute of Environmental Sustainability and Ann Ida Gannon, BVM, Center for Women and Leadership will be presenting Loyola University’s fourth annual Climate Change Conference. The conference will be focusing on how climate change undermines human rights. The … Continue reading

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Fighting Against the War on Sustainability

by Moses Viveros When one is sworn in as President of the United States, one takes an oath to preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States to the best of their ability. The preamble to the Constitution is … Continue reading

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Donald Trump and the Possibilities of Climate Disaster

Editor’s note: In this op-ed post, RU biology major Mark Barr reflects on the implications of Donald Trump’s election for environmental policy. Upon Donald Trump’s election, the sentiment among many was “give him a chance.” Individuals with backgrounds in science … Continue reading

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Is your Refrigerator Running? Notes on the Landmark Kigali Accord

by Moses Viveros If your refrigerator or air conditioner is running, it’s probably contributing to Global Warming. You’re probably wondering “My refrigerator contribute to global warming? How is that even possible?” Well, most air conditioners and refrigerators use a chemical … Continue reading

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Next Monday, Join “Expedition Arctic: A Journey to the Seafloor and Beyond” with RU Prof Michele Hoffman (Oct. 17th, 4pm)

In recognition of October as #CampusSustainabilityMonth, the Sustainability Studies Program will host a presentation by SUST adjunct professor Michele Hoffman Trotter entitled Expedition Arctic: A Journey to the Seafloor and Beyond on Monday, October 17th, 2016, at 4 p.m. at … Continue reading

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2016 Water-Energy-Climate Symposium at Northwestern Univ. on Oct. 13

Calling all sustainability enthusiasts and those interested in learning more about the water-energy-climate nexus! Northwestern University will be hosting a Water and Energy Symposium that is free and open to the public on October 13, 2016. The symposium offers an … Continue reading

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Pipeline Activism and State Monopolies on Violence

by Graham Pickren I’m teaching SUST 310 – Energy and Climate Change this semester in the Sustainability Studies Program at Roosevelt University, and over the past couple of weeks, we’ve been focusing on the increasingly important role that energy infrastructure … Continue reading

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