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AS Sustainability hosts final fall creek cleanup

Transfer student Gabby Larocco found trash alongside the creek such as bike parts and washed away food wrappers. Photo credit: Kimberly Morales

Kimberly Morales

December 7, 2019

On Wednesday, Associated Students Sustainability joined Community Action Volunteers in Education to host the final creek cleanup of the semester. The organization led students who continued to show up, despite the aftermath of a week of rainy weather. While rainstorms left students to scour th...

Climate action training focuses on activism

Students gathered in Colusa to listen to different speakers talk about how to be an activist for the climate change movement. Photo credit: Jessie Imhoff

Jessie Imhoff

November 26, 2019

Associated Students Sustainability held a climate activism training night on Thursday. The night focused on what it means to be a climate activist. Different examples of activists were given, ranging from outspoken people such as Greta Thunberg to being a “social media activist,” and using...

#ClimateUprising raises concerns for areas prone to climate-induced disasters

Stephen Murray stands at the center of the banner with Camp Fire survivors raising their fists in unity to symbolize a #ClimateUprising, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, in Paradise, CA. Murray lost both his home and job in the blaze. Photo credit: Christian Solis

Trenton Taylor

February 19, 2019

A camera stabilized on a 30-foot crane captured a crowd standing in snow and hail, holding up a #ClimateUprising banner as a call-to-action to find solutions for the changing climate. Followed by the banner, participants spelled out “#ClimateUprising” by lying on the ground of the driveway into the...

Butte County is on track to meet 2020 emission goals

Charging stations provided at Sierra Nevada Brewery for clean energy cars. Photo credit: Kayla Fitzgerald

Kayla Fitzgerald

March 25, 2016

Butte County is striving to meet state and local emission goals by 2020.On March 3, the first Climate Action Plan update was released.The report discusses things like the county's plans to reduce air pollution from construction sites, upgrade lighting and roofing fixtures and the support of sustain...

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