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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.

Plastic straws shouldn’t be banned

Plastic straws shouldn’t be banned

Andrew Johnson, The Rubicon Editor

September 24, 2018

Recently, the use of plastic straws has been a hotly contested topic among environmentalists and concerned Americans. In the spirit of eliminating waste, plastic straws appeared to be a way to further the cause: straws aren’t essential to the dining experience, and by banning them, oceans, streets, and ...

PEP offers suggestions to make Schilling Center more eco-friendly

PEP offers suggestions to make Schilling Center more eco-friendly

Mimi Geller, RubicOnline Editor

October 10, 2016

PEP plans to reduce energy, water, and waste in the new Schilling center come 2018.

Seeing Green: Students and faculty strive to decrease school’s adverse impact on Earth

Seeing Green: Students and faculty strive to decrease school’s adverse impact on Earth

Stephanie Li, Arts & Entertainment Editor

May 22, 2016

America's schools spend more than $7.5 billion annually on energy which is more than they spend on textbooks and computers combined. SPA students discuss the role environmentalism plays in the community and what the school should do to be more green.

Going green benefits the environment and helps the body

Going <span style='color: #2EB82E;'> green</span> benefits the environment and helps the body

Noor Qureishy, InDepth Editor

May 22, 2016

Going green does not only benefit the Earth but also ourselves.

US Science teacher Karissa Baker discusses environmentalism

US Science teacher Karissa Baker discusses environmentalism

Stephanie Li, Arts & Entertainment Editor

April 26, 2016

US Science teacher Karissa Baker shares her thoughts on how green SPA is and why students should be more environmentally aware.