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The Australian bushfires are a climate premonition, but they don’t have to be

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released a special report in 2018  outlining the need to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius (2.7 degrees Fahrenheit). Current global concentrations of carbon dioxide roughly...

UCR should plan future projects around existing mature foliage, not on top of it

If one spent time on the western part of UCR’s campus during the fall quarter, they would have noticed some interesting changes to the landscape. To the common passerby, it started inconspicuously enough. A...

Plant-based diets: how a dietary shift can yield healthier results

Moving into the new decade, there have been an abundant amount of alternatives to combat unhealthy eating habits in order to promote a cleaner lifestyle. The widespread internet shaming of the vegan way of...

The real life ‘1984’: using facial recognition in public housing

Facial recognition and biometric technology has become a part of life. It is used for phones, laptops and even to clock into work, and very recently, property owners have expressed an interest in adding...

The UK election results are the best of a bad situation

On Thursday, Dec. 12, the British people voted to keep Boris Johnson as their prime minister. His Conservative Party won an overwhelming majority in Parliament while their main opponents, the Labour Party, suffered a...

A message to celebrities who are ‘Fonda’ political activism: please don’t distract from your...

Two-time Oscar winner Jane Fonda spent part of her 82nd birthday in a Washington, D.C. jail this past December. This wouldn’t be the first time the celebrity has been cuffed and detained, though not...

Los Angeles shouldn’t criminalize the homeless, it should house them

With 60,000 individuals forced onto the street, Los Angeles has the largest homeless population in the country. The city has had a long and complicated relationship with its homeless community and recently, as the...

Carbon sequestration is the last piece of the climate puzzle

Last year, California Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 100, committing California to receiving energy from only renewable sources by 2045, effectively pushing for carbon neutrality. While the bill was a step in the...

Lessons from the Daily Northwestern: good journalists exercise empathy while covering the full story

Earlier this November, the Daily Northwestern, a student newspaper in Illinois, issued an apology in response to public outrage regarding a recent article of theirs that covered a protest on their school campus. The...

Facebook doesn’t care about user privacy

Facebook doesn’t have a strong reputation for respecting privacy — in fact, the company thrives on being as invasive as possible. It collects as much personal data on users as possible across all of...