The Kirkwood Call

Climate revolution

A family stands outside of the STL city hall at the climate strike.

Rachel Finan, health and wellness writer

October 27, 2019

Protesters holding signs marched across the crosswalk leading to the St.Louis city courthouse chanting, as police officers blocked traffic. With large paintings of the Earth and signs reading “There Is No Planet B” their steps were in sync and their purpose was clear: to declare a national climate e...

Going up in flames

If the Amazon rainforest continues to burn it will drastically hurt the global environment.

Kailey Shirrell, opinions 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?

Check back every Monday on the TKC website to read Wolfgang's musings about what's going on each week.

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

Strikers hold a large sign that reads

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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Unless we make a change in the way we use energy, a seemingly apocalyptic landscape may be a very real possibility in the future.

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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