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

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

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline

March 3, 2020

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

A natural New Year: state park candlelight ceremonies

A natural New Year: state park candlelight ceremonies

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline

February 3, 2020

Every year, state parks host a candlelight walk where families and nature lovers come together.

4 ways youth can fight climate change besides protesting

4 ways youth can fight climate change besides protesting

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

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.

Mississippi water levels are the highest they’ve been in years

Mississippi water levels are the highest they’ve been in years

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline

November 5, 2019

The Mississippi River in St. Paul, MN surpassed the record of consecutive days in flood stage in May 2019, which is something people are worried for as the winter approaches.

Greta Thunberg vs. the thousands of people who came before her

Greta Thunberg vs. the thousands of people who came before her

Elizabeth Trevathan, RubicOnline

October 9, 2019

The environmental justice movement didn’t start with Greta Thunberg, and it shouldn’t end with her.