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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Grace Springer, the action lead for the Sunrise club, leads the protestors and chants at the front into a microphone during the climate march on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021.

Climate protest marks first action by Sunrise Movement on campus

Alton Northup Reporter November 11, 2021

Just over 20 people turned out Wednesday evening to march on Kent State’s campus in support of climate change awareness and environmental policies.The march, which was organized by Sunrise Movement Kent...

Climate 360

Group of Kent State students take part in nationwide climate change project

Izzy Stewart Reporter August 13, 2021

Since March 2021, a team of Kent State students has spent their time speaking with Ohio representatives, farmers and environmental activists to dig deeper into how climate change is affecting the Buckeye...

US President Joe Biden waits to speak during a visit to the Pentagon in Washington, DC, February 10, 2021. (Photo by SAUL LOEB / AFP) (Photo by SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images)

US officially rejoins the Paris climate accord

(CNN) -- The United States officially rejoined the landmark international accord to limit global warming known as the Paris Agreement on Friday.Hours after he was sworn-in on January 20, President Joe...

A view of the Great Lakes from NASA/NOAA-20 satellite on January 13, 2021.

The Great Lakes just set a record for lack of ice

(CNN) -- Most years, by January the majority of the Great Lakes are so cold they look like a scene from "Frozen." This year, that's not the case.In fact, the Great Lakes are currently dealing with record...

GASCOYNE, ND - OCTOBER 14: Miles of unused pipe, prepared for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, sit in a lot on October 14, 2014 outside Gascoyne, North Dakota. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

From Keystone XL to Paris Agreement, Joe Biden signals a shift away from fossil fuels

Matt Egan, CNN Business January 20, 2021

(CNN) -- America's energy policy is getting an extreme makeover.President Joe Biden is wasting no time undoing the Trump administration's efforts to prop up fossil fuels and deny the existence of...

The official logo of the Sunrise Movement

Climate change student activists bring movement to Kent State

Chris Ramos Assigning editor September 18, 2020

The Green New Deal, combating climate change and creating social equality are at the core of the youth-led movement known as the Sunrise Movement. Founded in 2017, the Sunrise Movement is a coalition...

Protestors shout chants through the megaphone at the Kent Climate Strike on Sept. 20 on Risman Plaza. Chants includes phrases such as Hey hey, ho ho. Oil Lobbies got to go.

OPINION: System change, not climate change

Colt Hutchinson Guest columnist October 15, 2019

Climate change has been an issue in American politics for quite some time, but it has never been a more pressing issue than it is right now.According to NASA, roughly 97 percent of scientists agree climate...

Panelists discuss the importance of education on environmental issues. Nov. 29 2018.

Climate change panel warns of impending crises

Madison Patterson November 30, 2018

Informing as many people as possible about the realities of climate change is the most important step in fighting it, a panel of Kent State students said at the Countdown to Climate Catastrophe student-led...

Students to lead discussion on climate change

Jacob Majka November 28, 2018

Climate change and sustainability have taken a central focus in our country as we find out more about how our everyday lives affect the environment we live in.“Countdown to Climate Catastrophe: Who Must...

A person walks through a snowstorm in Kent, OH, March 14, 2017. Joseph Ortiz, a professor in the department of geology at Kent State University, said that as the planets temperature increases, it could cause lake effect snow produced by the Great Lakes to turn into lake effect rain.

The role of climate change in extreme weather

Paige Bennett September 17, 2018

As hurricanes and tropical storms rip through the Atlantic Ocean, researchers wonder if climate change influences extreme weather patterns.Climate change may play a role in occurrences of extreme weather,...

The Earth is dying; who’s saving it?

Joseph Langan January 17, 2018

Last June, President Donald Trump announced that the United States would relinquish its commitment to the Paris Agreement, a 2015 international effort to invest in green technology and reduce carbon emissions....

Kent State’s Scientistas held climate change panel

Ariel Reid April 21, 2016

The Kent State Scientistas chapter held a panel of speakers on Thursday night in Bowman Hall to discuss climate change and what can be done to curb it.Topics ranged from climatology, fracking, environmentalism,...

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