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Going up in flames

Going up in flames

Kailey Shirrell, Opinion's Writer

September 24, 2019

If we lose the Amazon, we lose the fight against global warming, and it would trigger a cycle of environmental collapse because it plays an important role in the fight against global warming.

Minority Whip: Earth’s lungs are burning?

Minority Whip: Earth’s lungs are burning?

Wolfgang Frick, design editor

September 2, 2019

The Amazon rainforest isn't actually Earth's lungs, and it's not in any imminent danger. So why is everyone outraged?

Photo gallery: Global Youth Strike for Climate

Photo gallery: Global Youth Strike for Climate

Audrey Berns and Sarah Nash

March 27, 2019

The youth of St. Louis gathered around the Old Courthouse Friday March 15, joining millions of others around the world to protest the government's lack of concern for the environment.  The strike was originally organized by Swedish Climate Activist and Nobel Prize nominee Greta Thunberg and spread to...

A worrisome winter in the Lou

A worrisome winter in the Lou

Holden Foreman, web editor

February 2, 2017

“The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive,” Donald J. Trump, 45th President of the United States, stated in a tweet sent Nov. 6, 2012. Trump’s supporters reflect his opinion, as a 2016 survey conducted by the Pew Research...

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Error: Future not found…

Ryan Davidson, editor-in-chief

November 7, 2016

MESSAGE FROM THE FUTURE, TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: The year is 2050. Millions are dead, and millions more are in grave danger. At the end of every summer, hurricanes ravage the American southeast. The Gulf of Mexico has conquered New Orleans, and Miami and the Bahamas have begun to sink into the Atl...

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