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Geoengineering and Climate Change

Geoengineering and Climate Change

Gavin Victor, Opinion Columnist

November 2, 2018

Geoengineering is the concept that we can directly use our technology to alter the climate. Instead of our effects on the environment being collaterally harmful, they can be positive, intentionally. Geoengineering is a highly debated hypothetical solution to the anthropogenic climate change problem, involvi...

UWC Alumni Head to Second West Coast Conference

Emily Lin-Jones

April 3, 2013

Last year Whitman held the first-ever United World Colleges (UWC) conference on the West Coast, organized by Whitman students in partnership with the college. This year the tradition will be continued with a three-day conference at the College of Idaho from April 5-7, which several Whitman students will...

Making a Difference Means More Than Activism

Joey Gottlieb

November 15, 2012

"It is not a Buddhist approach to say that if everyone practiced Buddhism, the world would be a better place. Wars and oppression begin from this kind of thinking."  -Sulak Sivaraska "Activism: The policy or action of using vigorous campaigning to bring about political or social change." - Oxford American...

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