“Don’t Look Up” is a clunky attempt at critiquing climate change, writes film columnist Gerrit Punt PO ’24, and you’re not automatically a climate denier for not liking it.
Vote yes in an upcoming student referendum calling on Pomona to disclose and divest from its fossil fuel investments, writes guest columnist Ethan Vitaz PZ ’22.
On March 1, Ontario’s city council voted to allow the repurposing of some of the farmland in south Ontario to build some of the city’s largest warehouse complexes. The decision — which is not the first of its kind — was met with backlash by some Ontarians and environmental groups, including Pitzer College’s Robert Redford Conservancy for Southern California Sustainability.
California’s ongoing drought demands more active measures to conserve water from 5C colleges and their students, argues Willa Frank PO ’25.
The 7Cs should implement a petition from Claremont Climate Initiative to incorporate discussions of sustainability into their classes as much as possible, argues Luciénne Reyes PZ ’24.
Pomona College must not only divest its endowment from fossil fuels, but ethically reinvest it through a transparent process that listens to student input, argues Nicholas Black PO ’24.
GiGi Buddie PO ’23 engaged in the global climate change discussion at the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Scotland this past week, bringing forth a voice from the Indigenous community.
Fighting climate change requires renewed focus on protecting Indigenous peoples’ sovereignty, and a reckoning with how our colleges and other institutions may be invested in fossil fuel projects that threaten Indigenous land rights, argues guest columnist Ethan Vitaz PZ ’22.
Lack of action on the national level requires local communities to step up mutual aid efforts to protect the most vulnerable from the effects of climate change, argues Nicholas Black PO ’24.
As part of a worldwide series of Climate Change Theatre Action plays, students performed eight short monologues at The Hive on Tuesday.