Tagged - Climate Change

How being a frog on a lily pad might save the world

The issue of who is mute and who can speak lies at the core of the climate crisis.

Snowstorm’s possible link to climate change, impact on vulnerable residents

During storms such as last week’s storm, which hit Rochester Sunday evening into Monday, communities can be greatly impacted by a lack of access to transportation, adequate housing, and food. 

Orangutans and the One-Health Initiative in Borneo

In a recent webinar titled “One-Health Initiative in Borneo: Transforming Community Health and Saving Endangered Orangutans,” veterinarian Dr. Jeffery Wyatt gave a powerful presentation about his holistic work in Indonesian Borneo

Mermaid on fire

I’ve had pneumonia five times. I’ve had bronchitis more than a dozen times and typically for months on end. Last year I was sick for the entire time between August and January. My bronchitis was resistant to antibiotics, inhalers, and most treatments. It was all because, somewhere along the years, I’d started breathing in smoke instead of air.

Climate change is burning up the U.S.

We can’t ignore science if we want to limit the number of environmental crises we experience every year.

The case for climate education

If we wouldn’t send our students to college unprepared, we cannot send them into the climate crisis unprepared either. 
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Research at Rochester: Kazemi examines the problem of human-caused methane

Scientists like senior Roxana Kazemi have been studying the damage that methane has caused on the environmental forefront.

Coronavirus is not the only global crisis

The concern over coronavirus hasn’t particularly fazed me. Sure, it’s a lot more concrete and immediate, but when the back of your mind is always scared that the world will fall apart anyways, the newer global threat loses some of its edge. 

United across generations, Rochesterians march for the climate

Hundreds congregated in front of Rochester City Hall last Friday to urge the city to do its part in combating…

UR community joins global movement with climate demonstration 

At UR’s "Climate Strike" this past Friday, Pachamama Alliance member Susan Staropoli named three ways people could respond to climate…