Experts say crediting students for their climate advocacy is wise. But institutions tend to minimize the role campus activists may have played in helping them decide to divest from fossil fuels. Read more
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Gustavus Adolphus College has removed the name of prominent scientist Carl Linnaeus from the title of its arboretum, citing “scientific racism” as the motivation behind the move. Read more
Dealing with climate change can seem impossibly costly. By all accounts, the toll will be many trillions of dollars annually for many years to come. Read more
Facebook says it will begin clamping down on the illegal sale of protected areas of the Amazon rainforest on its site Read more
Six teachers discuss their hopes and Covid concerns as classes resume after the summer holidays Read more
The Thwaites Glacier, an ice shelf in Western Antarctica the size of Florida, may thin out gradually as it melts, rather than fracturing and causing a catastrophic chain reaction, according to a study led by University of Michigan scientists. Read more
At least three Oklahoma school districts “that serve mostly students of color” have indicated they will defy the state’s fledgling anti-critical race theory (CRT) law. Read more
Though the college has over $100,000 remaining in available HEER money, the school states its policy is due to a 'lack of federal funds.' Read more
June’s record-breaking heat wave left more than 40 million Americans sweltering in temperatures over 100 degrees Fahrenheit
One autumn evening four years ago, Ivan Bender, a Hualapai man in his mid-50s, took a walk with his fluffy brown-and-white Pomeranian, Sierra Mae, to check on the ranchland he tends.