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Climate-fueled hurricanes prompt urgent questions

Martha Sanchez, Contributing Reporter September 15, 2021

A disappearing coastline and the warming of the Gulf of Mexico — both effects of climate change  —  intensified the effects of Hurricane Ida seen in southeastern Louisiana. Tulane evacuated remaining...

OPINION | Students have responsibility to protect environment

OPINION | Students have responsibility to protect environment

Gabi Liebeler, Staff Writer March 31, 2021

For young adults juggling all things college — school, social life, physical and mental well-being and a pandemic — environmental sustainability is likely far from the forefront of the average...

Vice President Joe Biden gives remarks at the U.S. - China Climate Leaders Summit, held at the JW Marriott hotel, in Los Angeles, California, Sept. 16, 2015. Also in attendance is Mayor Eric Garcetti of Los Angeles. (Official White House Photo by David Lienemann)

OPINION | Biden may not be savior Cancer Alley needs

Ori Tsameret, Intersections Editor February 17, 2021

Between Baton Rouge and New Orleans, along the Mississippi River, lies the area commonly referred to as “Cancer Alley.” This region, including both the previously mentioned cities and the riv er...

Sunrise Tulanes leaders conduct a meeting over Zoom | Courtesy of Sunrise Tulane

Sunrise Tulane advocates for climate policy change

Emily Rubino , Staff Reporter September 30, 2020

Climate change has been a highly debated topic on the congressional floor in the past few years. Many students have been getting involved in the global movement by lobbying for the passage of climate control...

Coronavirus should compel U.S. to reassess disaster readiness

Coronavirus should compel U.S. to reassess disaster readiness

Deeya Patel, Views Editor January 29, 2020

The 170 confirmed coronavirus fatalities in China and subsequent response constitutes the largest quarantine in modern public health history. Were this epidemic taking place within our borders, would the...

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Plant the Peace: Fighting climate change one tree at a time

Cori Shalit, Arcade Editor October 2, 2019

Plant the Peace, a new nonprofit founded by three Tulane University students, aims to fight “climate change at the intersection of education technology and carbon reduction,” according to one of the...


Tulane must take forceful stand to combat climate crisis

Lucy Murray, Contributing Writer September 18, 2019

Lucy Murray is a senior studying Environmental Biology and a member of Citizens’ Climate Lobby. In 2014, Tulane came out with a Climate Action Plan that set a goal of a 15% reduction in greenhouse...

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FULLABALOO: Student confused about “Give Green” campaign accidentally solves climate change

Hannah Erbrick, Arcade Editor March 27, 2019

This article is for The Fullabaloo, The Hullabaloo’s satirical April Fool’s issue. The information and interviews below are completely fictional and for entertainment purposes only. Tulane hosted...

Trump’s solar tariffs perpetuate denial of climate change

Jonathan Krantz, Staff Writer February 7, 2018

On Jan. 22, President Donald Trump imposed a new tariff targeting washing machines and, more frustratingly, solar energy. These new taxes, dubbed “safeguard tariffs,” are being framed as an important...

Tulane to host first ever Climate Action Day

Tulane to host first ever Climate Action Day

Kila Moore, Associate Editor January 29, 2018

Tulane University will host its first ever Climate Action Day, beginning at 9 a.m on Tuesday, Jan.30, in the Kendall Cram Room of the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life. The day-long event will...

Isle de Jean Charles has lost 98 percent of its land since 1955. Residents of the island, members of the Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw, have become climate refugees amid increasing land loss in the region.

Population displaced, culture affected by coastal land loss of Isle de Jean Charles

Sophia Mariani, Contributing Reporter October 25, 2017

Isle de Jean Charles, 75 miles south of New Orleans and inhabited by the Biloxi-Chitimacha-Choctaw tribe, has lost 98 percent of its land to the Gulf of Mexico's waters. The encroaching waters have eroded...

Staff editorial: Tulane must take action to combat coastal erosion

October 25, 2017

New Orleans is a sinking city. The phrase is echoed so often it almost begins to lose meaning. Its meaning, however, should not be forgotten. New Orleans is currently estimated to be subsiding underwater...

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