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AS Sustainability hosts final fall creek cleanup

AS Sustainability hosts final fall creek cleanup

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

Climate action training focuses on activism

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

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

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

Butte County is on track to meet 2020 emission goals

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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