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Global Climate Strike

Anna Kuglar, Asst. Photography Editor March 16, 2023

With the recent ending of the Utah legislative session earlier this month, there has been a lot of focus around the worsening effects of the climate crisis being felt by Utahns everywhere. During the...

The protestors marching to the front steps of the Capitol building to hear those speaking at the event.

Huelga mundial por el clima

Marianna Lopez Luritta, Traductor March 16, 2023

Con la reciente finalización de la sesión legislativa de Utah a principios de este mes, se ha prestado mucha atención al empeoramiento de los efectos de la crisis climática que sufren los habitantes...

Art piece called Finial. This piece displays an aeronautical nose cone with anodized aluminum finials screwed in.

Exhibit A-nthropocene

Coby Crisler, Reporter September 8, 2022

Constructs for the Anthropocene is the new exhibit in the Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery. The artist, Buster Simpson, describes it as “… a compilation of studio public art projects addressing some...

The Clear the Air Challenge is a statewide effort toward better air quality. Photo credit: Weber State University

The air outside is frightful

Rebecca Baggett February 2, 2022

February marks the start of Weber’s month-long Clear the Air Challenge. The primary goal of this event is to reduce emissions and improve air quality. The statewide Clear the Air initiative has been...

Weber State University instructor Blair Newbold shows students from Roy High School around the electric vehicle garage at Weber States Davis Campus on Sept. 17. Photo credit: Weber State University

Going electric with automotive mechanics

Claire Young October 25, 2021

The Automotive Strategic Workforce Initiative at Weber State University is a new program designed to prepare automotive and engineering students to operate on electric and hybrid vehicles in the workforce.The...

As ice glaciers melt, denials of climate continue to burn

As ice glaciers melt, denials of climate continue to burn

Daryn Steed February 21, 2019

I was standing in front of the Sólheimajökull glacier in 2018, lacing my boots before we started our climb to a wall a few hundred yards up the ice. Our guide was telling us the height of the...

The cast of Black Panther during the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards at the Los Angeles Shrine Auditorium and Expo Hall on Sunday, Jan. 27, 2019. (Robert Gauthier/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

Do you know your news? Jan. 31

Nic Muranaka January 31, 2019

1. Which 2020 Democratic president hopeful recently criticized tech giant corporations for sponsoring the LibertyCon conference in Washington because the conference included a session denying climate change?a....

Science Weekly: Strong Links Between Industrial Activity and Weather Found

Science Weekly: Strong Links Between Industrial Activity and Weather Found

Chris Sessions December 2, 2015

Once again, research suggests some strong links between human industrial and agricultural activity and extreme weather events. In a report published by the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society,...

Science weekly: New study casts doubt on solar causes for global warming

Chris Sessions August 31, 2015

The sun provides a great deal of earth’s energy. If you doubt this, try taking a step outside on a sunny August day, and you will be made a believer. There have been some suggestions, however, that...

Despite rainy May, Utah remains dry

June 15, 2015

Last May’s constant parade of rainstorms were a welcome and needed climatic event. However the overall water picture in Utah remains dry and complicated. May was wet and cool and added much-needed...

Energy and Sustainability Office surveys carbon footprint

June 6, 2011

The Weber State University Energy and Sustainability Office recently surveyed WSU students and faculty regarding transportation in its move to reduce the university’s carbon footprint. Jennifer Bodine,...

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