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Climate change fights must be cooperative

In a letter I wrote that 2,300 UC and CSU faculty members signed, we asked the Trump administration to honor the U.S. commitment to meeting the modest reductions in greenhouse gas emissions set out in the Paris Climate Accord. In the weeks since that letter circulated, Scott Pruitt falsely testified
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An overlooked election tragedy: the planet

With the most recent presidential election of a carrot, many people were beyond frightened when thinking about this country’s four-year future. This fear is very justifiable, as said carrot hates on other carrots all the time. Additionally, this carrot doesn’t believe in what 99 percent of climate scientists have said
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Berkeley High School students wave a Mexican flag while chanting "not our president" in opposition of Donald Trump's election as US President on Wednesday, November 9, 2016 in Berkeley, Calif. (Rachael Garner/Senior Staff)

Four days in November

November 8 In the morning I drive Jordan to school, just like any other Tuesday. But it isn’t just like any other Tuesday. There is so much hanging in the balance. I am so damn ready for this election to be over, even though I know deep down that no
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Artist Maya Lin remembers what is missing

Maya Lin is hopeful about the future, probably more so than most humans are. Her flat delivery of statistics at her lecture on environmental issues at the David Brower Center on Monday wasn’t intended to depress us into throwing up our arms and asking why we even try. Instead, her
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The left is wrong

The Democratic Party has tragically gone insane, and it now promotes policies based on falsehood and the neurotic political correctness of national suicide. Democrats have no interest in protecting the security and affordability of the human food supply, no interest in protecting our own borders from invasion, no interest in
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Gas stickers are not enough

On Thursday, the city of Berkeley’s Community Environmental Advisory Commission voted to move forward with a mandate for labels on gas pumps explaining that fuel usage produces greenhouse gas emissions and contributes to climate change. A letter from the president of the petroleum association was immediately presented, claiming that such
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