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The Thacker Pass Lithium Mine: National Interests Vs. Local Impacts

May 9, 2023

The Thacker Pass lithium mine in northern Nevada has pitted the national demand for lithium against the interests of local indigenous groups. The

New York’s Fashion Sustainability and Social Accountability Act: Generating Controversy While Holding the Fashion Industry Accountable

January 4, 2023

Notorious for its blinding lights, bustling traffic, and colossal skyscrapers, New York City’s sparkle is further enhanced by its indomitable fashion preeminence. Commonly

Reef Restoration on The Half Shell: Can Oysters Save Coastal Ecosystems?

December 20, 2022

When one hears the word reef, it is usually coral that comes to mind. These incredible animals provide homes and protection for numerous

No Time To Waste: The Lie of Recyclable Single-Use Plastic In the United States

December 19, 2022

Walking into any grocery store, it is unsurprising to see aisles lined with single-use plastic. From wrapped hard boiled eggs to solo cups,

Friend or Foe: The Role of “Big Oil” in the Energy Transition

December 9, 2022

The recent passage of the $770 billion Inflation Reduction Act, featuring the most progressive climate provisions in the nation’s history, has catapulted energy

The Old Man and the Sea: How Biden Can Use U.S. Coastal Lines to Combat Climate Change

December 3, 2022

NASA’s observations of Earth’s surface temperature indicate rapid increases to the Earth’s climate. Because these increases are driven primarily by

Call Them What They Will Be? The Debate On “Climate Refugees”

June 9, 2022

“Climate refugees.” Like many topics regarding the climate, you’ve probably seen this wording being used more often, especially more recently. This simple term,

The Mystery of The Lord God Bird, and What it Means for the Future of Conservation

May 20, 2022

The canopies rustle in the wind, shadows dancing on the grass, so far below. Footsteps echo out into the woodlands, startling everything in

China’s “Sustainability”: Exploring Tensions Between the Uyghur Genocide and China’s Economic Leverage Over International Actors

April 3, 2022

China is currently leveraging its economic position to continue its ethnic cleansing against the Uyghur population, while the international

Financing the Race to Zero: What COP26 Means for a More Sustainable Future

December 8, 2021

Earlier this fall, from October 31st to November 12th, leaders representing the world’s major countries met in Glasgow, Scotland to discuss renewed and