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The Green New Deal

The Green New Deal

by Arya Maheshwari, Varsha Rammohan, Lucy Ge, and Michael Eng

April 27, 2019


Filed under Global Reset, STEM, Winged Post

The icecaps are melting. Wildfires and polar vortices are breaking out. The ocean is acidifying. Category 5 hurricanes are ripping through the U.S. seemingly every year. In the face of looming disaster, the Green New Deal (GND) attempts to address the increasingly detrimental effects of climate change. ...

Global Reset: Local efforts to be environmental

Global Reset: Local efforts to be environmental

by Eric Fang and Anna Vazhaeparambil

February 26, 2019


Filed under Global Reset, STEM, Winged Post

How can we replace plastics in our schools with compostable material? How can we reduce idle energy? What are some activities that may get students more interested in the environment? Attendees of the Students for Green High Schools Conference on Jan. 26 brainstormed solutions to these questions in small...

The potential of Hydrogen

The potential of Hydrogen

by Sara Yen and Jessie Wang

December 8, 2018


Filed under Global Reset, STEM, Winged Post

According to the Union of Concerned Scientists, transportation, mainly cars and trucks, constitutes almost 30 percent of all global warming emissions in America. When discussing alternative zero emission energy sources, most people might first think of wind or solar power, but there’s a new source ...

Global Reset: Hurricane intensity worsens with changes in global climate

Global Reset: Hurricane intensity worsens with changes in global climate

by Vivian Jin and Lucy Ge

October 22, 2018


Filed under Global Reset, STEM, Winged Post

After Hurricane Michael and Hurricane Florence damaged the east coast of the United States, thousands of people continue to recover from the destruction. According to the United States Census Bureau, the hurricane affected Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, Florida, Georgia, and the Di...

Global Reset: The new normal

Global Reset: The new normal

by Jin Tuan, Lifestyle Editor

September 3, 2018


Filed under Global Reset, STEM, Winged Post

17 fires are actively burning across California as of Aug. 28. The Mendocino Complex fire, the largest ever in Californian history, continues to spread in the Ranch portion and is now 93 percent contained. With three injuries and one fatality confirmed so far, and smoke covering all of California and ...

Global Reset: Holocene Extinction threatens biodiversity

Global Reset: Holocene Extinction threatens biodiversity

by Nicole Chen and Ruhi Sayana

January 29, 2017


Filed under Global Reset, STEM, Winged Post

Over 65 million years ago, dinosaurs roamed this earth, yet their peaceful harmony ended when a meteor struck, creating a crater in the Yucatan Peninsula and bringing about a drastic fluctuation in climate as well as the extinction of the species. Just as climate change led to the extinction of the di...

Global Reset: Coral bleaching threatens marine ecosystems

Global Reset: Coral bleaching threatens marine ecosystems

by Rose Guan, Winged Post Copy Editor

November 17, 2016


Filed under Global Reset, STEM, Winged Post

The largest living thing on earth is dying. The Great Barrier Reef stretches across more than 130,000 square miles off the coast of northeastern Australia. Its several hundred coral species and associated islands house an abundance of marine life, including many vulnerable or endangered animals like d...

Global Reset: Climate change brings both droughts and floods

Global Reset: Climate change brings both droughts and floods

by Katherine Zhang and Helen Yang

October 11, 2016


Filed under Global Reset, STEM, Winged Post

Catastrophic floods poured 7.1 trillion gallons of water on southern Louisiana in August, submerging thousands of houses and businesses and causing the state’s governor to declare a state of emergency. Meanwhile, California continues to face a severe drought, which has caused numerous wildfires a...

Global reset: the darker side of light

Global reset: the darker side of light

by Tiffany Wong, Copy Editor

August 28, 2016


Filed under Global Reset, STEM, Winged Post

In the fight to protect the environment, countless organizations and groups have spoken out about the impacts of the pollution of air, water and chemicals on the natural world. But while light pollution has substantial environmental consequences for both humans and wildlife, it remains a topic often...

Global reset: facing our future

Global reset: facing our future

by Sahana Srinivasan and Vineet Kosaraju

May 5, 2016


Filed under Global Reset, STEM, Winged Post

Torrential storms submerged Houston in two feet of rain last week, leading to flooding in the streets and forcing emergency personnel to rescue stranded citizens. These floods could be a preview into future weather conditions, where climate change may cause coastal cities in states like Florida, ...

Global reset: facing our future

Global reset: facing our future

by Sahana Srinivasan, Asst. STEM Editor

January 31, 2016


Filed under Global Reset, STEM, Winged Post

2015 was the hottest year and Dec. 2015 the hottest month ever recorded, breaking the previous high temperature records set in 2014, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association. Climatologists attribute this temperature change to both greenhouse gas emissions and an unusually strong...

Global reset: facing our future

Global reset: facing our future

by Meena Gudapati and Vijay Bharadwaj

November 28, 2015


Filed under Global Reset, STEM, Winged Post

Driving to school, charging a phone and using a computer are seemingly unrelated events. The one thing they all have in common is their energy consumption. In the United States, about 84 percent of all energy produced originates from the com bustion of fossil fuels. And according to the National Aeron...

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