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Scott Pruitt confirmed to head EPA

Scott Pruitt was confirmed as administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency on Friday, Feb. 17 in a Senate vote of 52-46. The decision to appoint the former Attorney General of Oklahoma has sparked controversy among government officials and environmental groups who note his history of

Sustainable city showcase: Malmö, Sweden

The city of Malmö has undergone a massive transformation over the past thirty years. Once a major industrial center, it has become one of the most environmentally friendly cities in Europe. The city’s Västra Hamnen district uses one hundred percent renewable energy, relying only  on

Green Space: Dakota Access Pipeline trip

Over fall break, eleven students drove to southern North Dakota to donate supplies and energy to the Standing Rock Sioux tribe resistance camp fighting the Dakota Access Pipeline. Hundreds of indigenous tribes from around the globe, along with non-Native allies, have stood in solidarity with

Remember Flint?

It’s been over a year since a research team from Virginia Tech discovered elevated lead levels in the water supply of Flint, Mich. “The Flint Water Crisis” reached the national spotlight but stopped being treated as front-page news before the issue could actually be resolved.

College to monitor, reduce energy

When you hear about sustainable living, you often hear the same things about energy conservation, like turning off the lights when you leave a room, or unplugging devices. But other than checking the energy bill every month, it’s difficult for the average consumer to determine