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The Rubicon

Community evaluates value of science in current world

Community evaluates value of science in current world

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

January 26, 2019


Filed under FEATURE

Students and teachers evaluate what science means to them.

[SPA Thinks] Students respond to climate change report

[SPA Thinks] Students respond to climate change report

Kat St. Martin-Norburg, The Rubicon Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under OPINION

On Black Friday, Nov. 23, the United States Global Change Research Program released Volume II of the Fourth National Climate Change Assessment. The report was scheduled to be released a month later, and the timing of the release has caused some environmental advocates to question the priorities of the...

California wildfires leave devastation in their wake

California wildfires leave devastation in their wake

Isabel Gisser and Nitya Thakkar

November 29, 2018


Filed under NEWS

After the wildfire's destruction, California communities set off on a path to rebuild.

Environmental forecast predicts increased climate change

Environmental forecast predicts increased climate change

Noah Rice, Staff Writer

June 2, 2017


Filed under FEATURE

As President Trump withdraws from the Paris Climate agreement, scientists verify how climate change is real and students validate why to act now.

Infographic: Students weigh in on climate change

Infographic: Students weigh in on climate change

Lucy Sandeen, The Rubicon Editor

May 27, 2017


Filed under FEATURE

Students in grades 9-12 were asked about their beliefs regarding climate change, including whether it is a pressing problem and if it is solvable. Read more about climate change in the returning Sci-Tech section of the Rubicon.

PEP invites chief mentor of iMatter Larry Kraft to discuss global warming

PEP invites chief mentor of iMatter Larry Kraft to discuss global warming

Stephanie Li, Photo Story Editor

January 30, 2017


Filed under FEATURE, TOP STORIES

On Jan. 26, the student group PEP invited Chief Mentor of iMatter, Larry Kraft, to talk about combating climate change at a local level.

Recent U.S.-China climate change accords look towards a long term solution

Recent U.S.-China climate change accords look towards a long term solution

Thomas Toghramadjian, Columns Editor

February 26, 2015


Filed under COLUMNS, OPINION, TOP STORIES

In order to effectively combat global climate change, all countries must set aside short-term thinking.

Column: Mitigation of climate change requires global cooperation

Column: Mitigation of climate change requires global cooperation

Nick Cohen, Columnist

April 14, 2014


Filed under OPINION

A recent study conducted by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, sanctioned by the United Nations, revealed both good and bad news regarding global climate change, but most importantly sent out a message that all nations need to heed. This panel found that global climate change is at or ne...

Opinion: A “Carbon Tax” would be an economic and environmental solution

Opinion: A “Carbon Tax” would be an economic and environmental solution

Nick Cohen, Columnist

May 10, 2013


Filed under OPINION

Americans are becoming more and more worried about both the state of the economy and the massive amount of debt this country is in, as well as the sustainability of our natural ecology. Too often, these issues are seen as different entities with different responsibilities applied to them. However, they...