“Talking Heads” is an ongoing dialogue among campus political groups that serves as an open forum for discussing major national issues. All political groups are welcome to participate in a respectful manner that is representative of their party’s platform. If you represent a political group that would like to participate Read More
For one hour on the evening of March 31, students gathered around the crackling fire pit in Waring Commons (WC) amidst smoky wind and marshmallows as part of the international event known as Earth Hour. SEAC (Student Environmental Action Coalition) hosted the St. Mary’s Earth Hour event, which occurs when Read More
As part of the Natural Science and Mathematics (NS&M) Colloquium series this semester, Nobel Peace Prize winner and Professor at Penn State University in the Department of Meteorology and Geoscience, Michael E. Mann came to St. Mary’s to discuss the reality and politics of climate change in Schaefer Hall on Read More
Greenhouse gases, CO2 emissions and global warming are common words in today’s vocabulary. On September 14 in Schaefer Hall, Dr. Charles Adler of the Physic Department, Dr. Bill Williams of the Biology Department and Dr. Al Hovland of the Chemistry Department gave a panel discussion on those very topics. The talk was split into three sections, with each professor having their own section concerning the energy crisis. The panel was concluded with questions from the audience.
While those of us here at St. Mary’s are busy writing papers, working projects, and studying for exams, our world leaders are busy at the 16th Conference of the Parties (COP16) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
From April 9 to 11 I attended the United Nation’s Framework Convention on Climate Change interim negotiations in Bonn, Germany. This session was the first meeting of the convention since Copenhagen in December and the goal was to create a negotiating schedule for the months leading up to COP16 in Read More
This opinion is a part of a Point-Counterpoint on the Copenhagen Conference, read Aaron French’s Opinion. In December of 2009 I attended the 15th Conference of Parties (COP15) of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Copenhagen, Denmark as a delegate of the Sierra Student Coalition (SSC). Read More