Articles tagged: Climate Change


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What the pandemic teaches us about disability and disaster

We will all benefit from a society that ensures the inclusion and security of all people—something that will only come with reforming the way we provide long-term care and the way we see disability

Editorials

End performative environmentalism in D.C.’s climate resilience plan

To understand D.C.’s relationship with climate change, looking at the District’s latest climate resilience plan is the place to start. When D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser released a lengthy policy roadmap... Read more

Halftime Leisure

Looking at Tomorrow differently

Tomorrow. It’s a scary thing to think about and even scarier within the context of climate change. The earth has been in crisis for decades and humanity has done little... Read more

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GREEN hosts clothing swap to promote sustainable fashion

The fashion industry is one of the most polluting sectors in the world, responsible for 10 percent of all carbon emissions and 20 percent of global wastewater. In response, some... Read more

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On Being Green: How overconsumption fuels climate change

It’s time we change our vocabulary. The success of an individual or business should not be defined on growth but rather sustainability—or, even better, ‘thriveability.'

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Georgetown announces plans to divest from fossil fuels

This post has been updated to include a statement from GUFF In an email to students on Thursday, university President John DeGioia announced that Georgetown’s Board of Directors approved a... Read more

Editorials

Support the New and Improved Women’s March

Last January, our editorial board wrote that there were several fundamental problems with the Women’s March. Even though we stood by the movement’s founding principles, we advocated sitting out the... Read more

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Jane Fonda Discusses Climate Activism

Academy Award-winning actress and activist Jane Fonda spoke about climate activism in Gaston Hall on Jan. 7. The event, titled “This is Not a Drill: A Discussion with Jane Fonda... Read more

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Beauty and Hope in the Waste Land

Waste Land, a 2010 art documentary, played at the Maria & Alberto de la Cruz Art Gallery during a screening on Dec. 4. Directed by Lucy Walker, the documentary follows... Read more

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Storm Clouds on the Horizon: The 34th annual Donn B. Murphy One Acts Festival is unlike any other

One week before opening night on Nov. 13, the storm was raging at full speed. Mask and Bauble staff members yelled to each other over a thunderous cacophony of crows,... Read more

Editorials

Reestablish the Civilian Conservation Corps

Our world is in crisis. Rising temperatures are causing more frequent and destructive extreme weather events with ever-increasing human and financial costs. According to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change,... Read more

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Georgetown Hosts Climate Forum with Presidential Candidates

The Georgetown Institute of Politics held a two-day forum on climate change featuring 2020 presidential candidates on Thursday and Friday. The Gaston Hall event featured 12 candidates and was co-sponsored... Read more

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Protests disrupt rebuttal to Climate Change Forum

The Georgetown University College Republicans (GUCR) hosted a rebuttal to the Democratic presidential candidates’ Climate Change Forum, held at the university, on Thursday. The GUCR event highlighted several presenters, including... Read more

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Billie Eilish Tackles Climate Change in “all the good girls go to hell” Music Video

This past Wednesday, Billie Eilish dropped her most recent music video for “all the good girls go to hell”, a song from her 2019 album When We All Fall Asleep,... Read more

Features

D.C. residents bring racial equity to the city’s climate change conversation

Dennis Chestnut has lived in the far northeast corner of Washington, D.C., since he was born. He speaks with pride about its history as one of the most diverse areas... Read more

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Georgetown Students Attend Youth Climate Strike, Protest on Capitol Hill

The lawn of the Capitol Building was crowded with approximately 1,000 protestors, including a dozen Georgetown students, protesting government inaction on climate change on Mar. 15. Among the Georgetown students... Read more

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John Kerry discusses new book, climate change, and democracy

American democracy is in trouble, warned former Secretary of State John Kerry at an event in Gaston Hall on Oct. 4 hosted by Georgetown’s master’s of Science in Foreign Service... Read more

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Weathering the Storm: Climate Policy in D.C.

In just a few days in June 2006, heavy rain put too much pressure on the city’s sewer system, causing major flooding in the Federal Triangle area. The water forced... Read more

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Students march to protest Trump EPA appointment

On Nov. 17, a group of students marched from Red Square to the office of Myron Ebell, the head of President-Elect Donald Trump’s transition team for the Environmental Protection Agency... Read more

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Panel discusses climate displacement

On Nov. 14, the Environmental Future(s Initiative (EFI) hosted a panel in the Mortara Center for International Studies to discuss climate induced displacement and the future of environmental refugees. The... Read more