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What’s new in the environment? Four things you may not know are happening…

The Yarnery in St. Paul sells the Weather or Knot kits to create a timeline of weather events in a wearable accessory to spread awareness about environmental data protection.

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline

March 3, 2020

The local climate conversation has turned to microplastics, pollution deaths, temperature scarves, and how climate change is prioritized.

Public figures under fire as Australia burns

Public figure Kim Kardashion and president of Amazon Jeff Bezos aren't doing enough to help the causes they claim to support.

Lucia Granja, RubicOnline

January 23, 2020

Because they are role models, and have the resources to do so, public figures have a responsibility to take genuine action against issues impacting the world.

4 ways youth can fight climate change besides protesting

Immy Lucas began the low-waste movement as a way to educate others on how to be more environmentally friendly. She shares tips on how to reduce your waste, especially plastic waste, and become more connected to the environment.

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline

December 14, 2019

There's more to do besides protesting to improve the environment. Here are four things that teenagers can do.

U.S. will officially withdraw from Paris Climate Agreement

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline

November 13, 2019

President Trump officially began the year-long process of removing the United States from the agreement on Nov. 4.

Amy Klobuchar 2020: Celebration. Controversy. Confusion.

Consfusion and indecisiveness have become a commonality with the 2020 election.

Clara Garner, Staff Writer

May 24, 2019

Amy Klobuchar's announcement to run for president was met with enthusiasm, a little sexism, and brings up the question of values.

[THE THIRD WAY] Goodbye. Here are a few of my wishes for the next few years.

In this installment of The Third Way, Columnist Kieran Singh explores the validity of the 2020 Biden campaign.

Kieran Singh, Columnist

May 23, 2019

As The Third Way comes to a close, columnist Kieran Singh looks to 2021.

Recycling? Maybe. Reduce, reuse, rot instead.

Recycling may be the default habit, but it's time to compost instead

Elizabeth Trevathan, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

With China's 2018 import ban in effect, reusing and composting -- not recycling -- offer the environmental solution.

[THE THIRD WAY] The Green New Deal

In this installment of The Third Way, Columnist Kieran Singh explores the validity of the 2020 Biden campaign.

Kieran Singh, Columnist

February 27, 2019

Columnist Kieran Singh discusses The Green New Deal and its feasibility.

Community evaluates value of science in current world

Junior Helen Bartlett works on her Chemistry homework.

Martha Sanchez, RubicOnline Editor

January 26, 2019

Students and teachers evaluate what science means to them.

The Current (Events): Why does Donald Trump hate giraffes?

The Current (Events): Why does Donald Trump hate giraffes?

Jack Benson, Editor in Chief

January 12, 2019

At the G20 meeting, 19 of the 20 world leaders have pledged to fight climate change. We all know who that lone hold out was.