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EcoChallenge Makes Whitman More Green

EcoChallenge Makes Whitman More Green

Elizabeth Friedman, Staff Reporter

October 27, 2016


Filed under Front Page Slideshow, NEWS

The Northwest Earth Institute is currently hosting a two-week EcoChallenge where people change one behavior in order to be more "green." Hundreds of schools, companies, and organizations including Whitman are participating in the challenge. The challenge started on October 14 and ends this Friday, Octobe...

Washington State Considers Carbon Tax

Elizabeth Friedman

September 29, 2016


Filed under NEWS

The Campus Climate Coalition (CCC) is trying to drum up support in favor of initiative i732, a bill that will create a state-wide carbon tax. The carbon tax is a revenue neutral approach to a carbon price. CCC is working with Carbon Washington, a non-partisan organization that’s trying to bring a c...

Upcoming Climate Action Plan Promotes Campus Sustainability

Kamna Shastri, Staff Writer

September 17, 2015


Filed under FEATURE

Imagine a wind turbine, its blades slowly turning as it stands between the science building, Harper Joy Theater, and Penrose Library. Picture a campus shimmering with the reflections of solar panels, retrofitted for rooftops. Think of going to the dining hall and leaving with a reusable to-go box in...

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