Articles tagged: Environment


Movies

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

Voices

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

Podcasts

Why Can’t I Have a Straw and Other Complicated Questions: Introduction

Listen to our brief introduction to get a sense of our new podcast!

News

Without staffing, Office of Sustainability faces uncertain future

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.

Voices

Skip your red meat burger. Save the Earth.

Ideally, we'd systematically eliminate red meat entirely. Environment health depends on it. But this isn't an ideal world—so let's do the next best thing.

News

Students push for environmental studies major

Despite Georgetown’s offerings of majors in biology, chemistry, and other sciences, the College only offers a minor in environmental studies.  Students aiming to pursue the subject are currently limited to... Read more

News

Georgetown University, GUSA Senate recognize Juneteenth

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

Editorials

Vote Yes to Divest

After seven years of advocating for Georgetown to divest from the fossil fuel industry, GU Fossil Free (GUFF) will hold a divestment referendum on Feb. 6 alongside the GUSA executive... Read more

Opinion

Our Actions Matter Too: It’s Not Just an Administrative Concern

“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

Voices

The view from Florida: Solar Energy proposal casts light on GOP schism

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

Voices

Can the GOP go green? Reconnecting with Nixon’s legacy

“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

Voices

Carrying On: The Inconvenient Truth about Fossil Free

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