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The Debated Origin of Coal

Though coal was a key player in the technological boom of the Industrial Revolution and contributes a third of global energy-related carbon dioxide emissions,...

Waterloo and World Water Day

Mar. 22 is World Water Day and this year’s theme is Valuing Water.  “Water is fundamental to human health and a key social justice issue....

Hot and Cold Facts of the Gulf Stream

A journal article,published in ‘Nature Geoscience’ this week, suggests that the Gulf Stream may be slowing and weakening. The article predicts that, if climate...

Are biodiversity losses valued differently when they are caused by human...

Professor Dr. Roy Brouwer, Executive Director, the Water Institute, Faculty of Arts, Department of Economics, University Research Chair in Water Resources Economics at UW,...

Shoe Strike for Climate Justice

Global youth climate movement, Fridays for Future, organized a shoe strike in order to bring attention to the current global climate emergency. The event...

ALARM at THEMUSEUM

It only takes one look at the news to realize the grim fate of our Earth’s ecosystems, and that we are being called to...

UW sustainability group says lack of support is its biggest obstacle

Article by:Ikkshita Vinaya  Student clubs at UW can’t always afford reusable containers or other sustainable measures. Green Stamp Initiative (GSI) is attempting to improve the...

Sounding the climate ALARM

With the world ticking towards a climate-changed future, climate and indigenous rights activists came together to organize the ALARM climate strike at THEMUSEUM in...

How I almost got kicked out of COP25 UW student observes...

This year, I was fortunate enough to attend the Conference of Parties (COP), COP25, as part of the UW team.  I was one of the...

Are climate strikes working?

Residents of Waterloo took to the streets yet again Friday, November 29, for the second global climate strike at Waterloo Public Square. The latest in...