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Firefighters battle the blaze near Las Vegas, Courtesy of AP.

Hermits Peak/Calf Canyon Fire Continues to Spread

The largest active wildfire in the country
Anna Hastings '26, Writer May 19, 2022

  The wildfire season across New Mexico this year has already been devastating. Fueled by intense drought, abnormal heat, and powerful winds, all a result of climate change, these fires have...

Climate policies worldwide

Climate policies worldwide

Abhishek Narahari '24, Writer February 25, 2022

The world is at an inflection point. As the climate crisis rages across the globe, bringing with it horrendous wrath through various natural disasters and a sense of impending doom as temperatures climb...

Dont Look Up?

Don’t Look Up?

A conclusive review of the popular Netflix film featuring an all-star crew including Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence.
Lily Ma'ayan '24, 7th Grade Editor February 2, 2022

Don’t Look Up is a satirical social commentary surrounding the discovery of a giant asteroid headed to destroy earth and all its inhabitants. It is directed by Adam McKay, the genius behind Step Brothers,...

Biden Administration Faces a Range of Challenges

Biden Administration Faces a Range of Challenges

Abhishek Narahari '24, Writer January 20, 2022

One year into President Biden’s administration, he is at an inflection point. The President and the Democratic-controlled Congress have had undeniable success on issues like the COVID-19 vaccine rollout,...

President Biden at the COP 26 Conference in Glasgow

What Happened at COP 26?

Climate Change: Will We Do Enough?
Maysarah Javed '25, writer December 1, 2021

The 26th Conference of Parties on Climate Change (COP26) was held from October 31st to November 12th in Glasgow, Scotland. Prominent world leaders were invited to the convention to discuss reaching “net...

A Balance of Climate Denial and Activism

A Balance of Climate Denial and Activism

While Fox News espouses the climate crisis as alarmist, a different story plays out within the company.
Darin Eberhardt '25, Writer November 3, 2021

Fox News is notorious in the United States for its right-wing political bias and sometimes outright false reporting, specifically around climate change. The news giant is owned by Australian-American Rupert...

The Pandemic and The Environment

The Pandemic and The Environment

How has the planet fared in Corona times?
Haley Pedersen '25, Writer January 29, 2021

The current pandemic has brought on a lot of change, but it has affected the environment in some of the most critical ways. Carbon Emissions have gone down a significant amount in the brief time during...

The US Needs a Green New Deal!

The US Needs a Green New Deal!

Quinn Ennis '22, News and Features Editor November 11, 2020

April 2020 saw the highest levels of unemployment in the US since before WWII. Millions of Americans were jobless, and many, unable to pay rent, were evicted. For a large number of Americans, the pandemic...

Europe Aims for Carbon Neutrality by 2050

Europe Aims for Carbon Neutrality by 2050

Here's how they plan to get there.
Quinn Ennis '22, News and Features Editor October 27, 2020

On 11th of December 2019, the European Commission (EC), the European Union’s executive arm, passed the European Green Deal, Europe’s plan for dealing with climate change while creating new jobs. EC...

Climate Change: Humanitys Biggest Threat

Climate Change: Humanity’s Biggest Threat

In a pandemic stricken world, let's not forget about the climate...
Jodhan Fine '21, Writer October 7, 2020

With the world’s climate changing, the future looks dire. If the Earth’s average temperature rises by another 2.7 degrees Fahrenheit or 1.5 degrees Celsius, the threshold for human safety will be passed....

Climate Crisis in New Mexico

Climate Crisis in New Mexico

Where are we now? Where are we heading?
Jodhan Fine '21, Writer September 18, 2020

Out of control fires, unprecedented hurricanes, and extended drought remind us that amidst the pandemic, the world's climate is also in crisis. New Mexico is a prime example of climate change and its...

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