Articles tagged: Environment
The COP26 goals included global commitments to reach global net zero emissions by 2050, adapt to protect communities and natural habitats, and mobilize climate finance in order to reach net zero. Total engagement is absolutely necessary for combating climate change, and we must commit to being a united front in order to preserve our future.
Preview: DCEFF’s 30th anniversary promises a reflective space for discussion on film and the environment
This coming spring, the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital (DCEFF) will celebrate its 30th anniversary. As the festival commemorates three decades of history, organizers have highlighted the ways... Read more
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
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
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The Office of Sustainability (OoS) is on pause due to a lack of staffing after the departure and movement of its full-time staff members.
Content warning: This article mentions police brutality, violence, and racist comments against Black individuals. Georgetown will observe June 19 as an official holiday every year, University President John DeGioia announced... Read more
“When in doubt, throw it out,” reads a sign on the new recycling bins in the Intercultural Center. Over the past year, improvements in Georgetown University’s waste management systems, such... Read more
There are few things the GOP loves more than defending the coal industry and dismantling economic regulations. But what happens when these goals come into conflict? This is the question... Read more
“Air and water pollution, already acute in many areas, requires vigorous state and federal action, regional planning, and maximum cooperation among neighboring cities, counties and states.” – Excerpt from 1968... Read more
Climate change is the challenge that will define humanity’s future. Devastating droughts and floods will be more common, and the developing world will be disproportionately harmed. Let me get something... Read more