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Climate Change

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1 The bigger threat: climate change
Hill--Drew (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 119:34, p.03
2/6/2023 Drew Hill writes an opinion piece about climate change and the threats it has on our world today. He looks at legislation passed by US government, studies, and free market benefits that could impact climate change; photo.
2 What is the cost in a barrel of oil?
Hill--Drew (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 118:45, p.03
3/31/2022 The author explores the cost, impact, and products made from oil and petroleum and argues that they are essential to today's society; photos.
3 Interpreters Theatre hosts social change display
Koehler--Emma (Student--2021)
Northern Iowan 117:54, p.04
4/29/2021 The Interpreters Theatre hosted an event in Lang Hall on April 27 to showcase four student installations, including performances dealing with sexual assault, climate change, gun-related suicide, and human trafficking; photos.
4 UNI hosts 'Solve Climate by 2030' webinar
Pistarino--Emma (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:51, p.05
4/19/2021 UNI hosted the Solve Climate by 2030 project, a series of webinars which educate the public on issues relating to climate and the environment in their own communities. Professor Catherine Zeman and student Madison Johnson helped modersate, and panelists included Cedar Valley community leaders Matt Hein, Chris Schwartz, and Ellen Bluth; photo.
5 Iowans: say no to "Meat on the Table" month
Slomka--Emerson (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:48, p.03
4/8/2021 The author criticizes Governor Kim Reynolds' proclamation declaring April "Meat on the Table Month" which encourages Iowans to support Iowa meat producers. Slomka discusses the detrimental effects of animal agriculture, including polluted water and air, livestock abuse, health problems, and unsustainability as a means of reducing food insecurity.
6 Putting the blame on the border control game
Montgomery--Tyler (Student--2020)
Northern Iowan 117:46, p.03
4/1/2021 In the author's opinion, politicians seek to shift blame instead of focusing on solving issues, particularly Republicans. Montgomery discusses immigration at the southern border and climate change in relation to the Trump and Biden administrations.
7 Lecture highlights climate justice
Pistarino--Emma (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:38, p.02
3/4/2021 The Aldo Leopold Distinguished Lecture Series hosted sociologist Robert Bullard for a virtual panel on climate justice. The event was hosted jointly by UNI, Iowa State University, and the University of Iowa; photo.
8 Factory farming is destroying the environment
Slomka--Emerson (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 117:32, p.03
2/11/2021 Slomka discusses factory farming. In the author's opinion, it does not get enough attention in discussions on ecological destruction and climate change; photo.
9 Brockovich gives Leopold Lecture
Weber--Colby (Class of 2020), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:39, p.02
2/27/2020 President Mark Nook and student Samantha Bennett introduced Erin Brockovich, who gave an Aldo Leopold Lecture titled "The Power of One" on February 25 in the Gallagher Bluedorn Performing Arts Center (GBPAC). Brockovich, and environmental activist, spoke on her legal case against the Pacific Gas Company and climate change; photo.
10 UNI observes inaugural 'Arctic Day'
Witherow--Anthony (Student--2020), Fortmann--Toni (Class of 2022)
Northern Iowan 116:32, p.01
2/3/2020 UNI's first "Arctic Day" was held on January 31 in conjunction with the launch of University of the Arctic (UArctic) and the ARCTICenter on campus. The center held a launch and information in Rod Library followed by scholar Tatiana Egorova's presentation "The Peoples of Frozen II: the Saami Culture in the Arctic" in the Innovative Teaching and Technology Center (ITTC). Its goal is to provide research and education about the North. UArctic president Lars Kullerud spoke about the organization, and Mary Youngbear, registrar for the Meskwaki Cultural Center and Museum in Tama, Iowa, spoke about indigenous tribes in North America; photo.
11 Buttigieg hosts town hall
Pistarino--Emma (Student--2019), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:29, p.01
1/23/2020 Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg hosted a town hall in Maucker Union on January 15 in advance of Iowa's February 3 caucus; photo.
12 Lecture connects climate change to art
McGuill--Lauren (Student--2019), Cummings--Gabriella (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:23, p.01
11/18/2019 The final installment of the Aldo Leopold Distinguished Lectures Series was held on November 13 in Lang Hall Auditorium. Artist Justin Brice Guariglia presented "We Are the Asteroid: Art and the Ecological Crisis," discussing the effects of climate change, what it means for the future, and its relation to art; photos.
13 Candidate Julian Castro visits UNI
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:17, p.01
10/28/2019 Democratic presidential candidate Julian Castro visited UNI on October 24 in the College Eye Room of Maucker Union. More than 30 attended the event; photos.
14 Candidate Tom Steyer visits UNI
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021), Leitner--Gabrielle (Class of 2020)
Northern Iowan 116:16, p.02
10/24/2019 Presidential Candidate Tom Steyer came to UNI and held a discussion with faculty, UNI students, and community members at Maucker Union. Around 30 people were in attendance, a smaller gathering compared to other rallies at the college. Steyer asked those in attendance to tell him what they were most concerned about and then responded to them all. He shared his plans and ideas for the future; photo.
15 Presidential candidates to visit UNI
Kelsey--Elizabeth (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:15, p.02
10/21/2019 UNI will host Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer for a meet-and-greet on October 21, 2019, in the Presidential Room of Maucker Union. UNI will also host Democratic presidential candidate and Iowa's front-runner Senator Elizabeth Warren on October 22, at the UNI West Gym; photos.
16 New Political ideology is needed
Rawwas--Mohammed (Class of 2021)
Northern Iowan 116:12, p.03
10/10/2019 Opinion columnist, Mohammed Rawwas, believes that the current political ideology needs to change sometime in the near future. In the author's opinion, current political ideology needs to change quickly; climate change and the actions needed to combat it will not be fully met with the current liberal dogma. Rawwas explores the current political climate and climate change policies currently in place and/or how to make better policies; photo.
17 Be mindful of the effects of climate change
Wiggins-Kevin (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:11, p.03
10/7/2019 Wiggins discusses the effects of climate change throughout history in relation to events such as the fall of the Roman Empires, plagues, and the movement of people. In the author's opinion, this recent work on climate change and environmental history should lead today's society to reflect on the future; photo.
18 Protists: rooting for biology's underdogs
Slomka--Emerson (Student--2019)
Northern Iowan 116:7, p.03
9/23/2019 The author writes an opinion piece on the importance of the protista, or "protists," kingdom of life. Slomka discusses how protists, which don't fit into any other scientific category, affect human bodies and the environment; photo.
19 3 key points from climate report
Ave--Jack (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:25, p.03
11/29/2018 In the author's opinion, the recent National Climate Assessment released by the government shows major detrimental effects from climate change. Ave also discusses the political response to the report; photo.
20 Elizabeth Warren's folly
Stelk--Caleb (Student--2018)
Northern Iowan 115:21, p.04
11/5/2018 Stekl discusses Elizabeth Warren's recent claim of indigenous ancestry based on a genetic test. In the author's opinion, using biogenetic testing and results for political purposes leads to fascism; photos.
21 First district candidates sound off
Fortmann--Toni (Class of 2022), Wauters--Joel (Class of 2018)
Northern Iowan 115:21, p.01
11/5/2018 The article gives an overview of House of Representatives candidates Rod Blum and Abby Finkenauer and their stances on issues including heath care, the environment, abortion, and immigration; photos.
22 Abdication of global leadership has consequences
Dausener--Josh (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:15, p.03
10/15/2018 The author discusses recent world events attacking human rights and Trump administration decisions. In Dausener's opinion, the United States has abdicated the global leadership role it has held since WWII, which will have serious consequences; photos.
23 Help the climate crisis by voting
Wolfe--Brenna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:14, p.03
10/11/2018 In the author's opinion, UNI students can help the climate crisis by voting, being critical of their own actions, and urging UNI to institute more sustainable practices; photos.
24 The future of solar power is bright
King--Sam John (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 115:1, p.06
8/23/2018 The author summarizes the growth of solar power around the world and discusses the future of renewable energy; photo.
25 Why is everything politicized?
Schrad--Tanner (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:23, p.03
11/13/2017 Columnist Schrad argues that the public makes decisions on issues based on political ideologies rather than facts and has the tendency to over politicize controversial issues; photo.
26 Gov. candidate talks state funding
Hofmeyer--Sarah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 114:17, p.02
10/23/2017 Iowa governor candidate John Norris discuses his campaign plan, including funding for education, workforce development, and environmental conservation; photo.
27 Stepping towards sustainability
Hofmeyer--Sarah (Student--2014)
Northern Iowan 114:16, p.01
10/19/2017 President Trump is withdrawing from the Paris Climate Agreement, originally signed by President Obama. Center of Energy and Environmental Education (CEEE) director Kamyar Enshayan, assistant professor of political science Brian Warby, CEEE program director Eric O'Brien, Physical Plant associate director of engineering and utilities John Streicher, and UNI Green Project president Gabrielle Ruggiero discuss what withdrawal from the agreement means as well as local and campus sustainability efforts.
28 Health and environmental benefits of veganism
Wolfe--Brenna (Student--2017)
Northern Iowan 114:10, p.03
9/28/2017 Wolfe discusses veganism and vegetarianism and mentions becoming vegan for health, environmental, and economic reasons; photos.
29 NextGen brings Fun. singer
Olsasky--Clinton (Class of 2018)
Northern Iowan 112:13, p.1
10/12/2015 NextGen Climate Action co-sponsored bringing singer Nate Ruess to UNI as part of Reverb's Campus Consciousness Tour; photo.
30 Climate change must change
Rayhons--Trevor (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:11, p.3
10/5/2015 Student Trevor Rayhons urges students to vote for someone supporting renewable energy in the 2016 Presidential election.
31 NextGen Climate Iowa taps into sustainability trend
Feeney--Mallory (Student--2015)
Northern Iowan 112:5, p.3
9/14/2015 NextGen Climate Iowa introduced a plan for America to be powered with more than fifty percent renewable energy by the year 2030.
32 10 positive effects of global warming, BOOM
Northern Iowan 11:46, p.5
4/2/2015 A satirical look at global warming; photo.
33 UNI to host 2015 Town Hall on Diversity
Public Relations News Release 2014:152, p.1
1/14/2015 The seventh annual Town Hall Meeting hosted by UNI's Diversity Council will welcome Heather Hackman. The event will be held on January 21, in the Commons Ballroom.
34 UNI faculty complete grant work 'Rural Voices for Climate Action'
Public Relations News Release 2014:151, p.1
1/13/2015 Carole and Jack Yates have completed work on a grant project, their work consisted of determining the best ways to talk with rural audiences about the Environmental Protection Agency's proposed regulations on carbon pollution.
35 Boosting for climate change
Rouse--Amber Marie (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:12, p.1
10/9/2014 Representatives from Next Gen boosted awareness for climate change at UNI to try and get students involved; photo.
36 Demand action on climate change patterns
Cooling--Corey C. (Student--2013)
Northern Iowan 111:7, p.3
9/22/2014 Columnist Cooling looks into the global warming issue and urges people to take action on its issues.

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