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Alum introduces Brookline to new farming techniques

Alum introduces Brookline to new farming techniques

Nick Cloney, News Managing Editor

January 14, 2020

Massachusetts isn’t exactly known for its farming capabilities. Between its varied terrain, harsh winters and short growing seasons, many obstacles stand in the way of the state producing much agriculturally. But Jack Levine ‘16 is working to change that. Levine felt that his experience in high...

Students protest in favor of Warrant Article 21

Elena Su, Arts Editor

December 6, 2019

A special town meeting session convened on Wednesday, Nov. 20 and passed Warrant Article 21, amid other propositions. This warrant article outlaws the usage of fossil fuel piping in future town construction projects, with the goal of reducing net overall carbon emissions to zero by the year 2050...

Personal efforts needed to reduce carbon emissions

Personal efforts needed to reduce carbon emissions

Alice MacGarvie Thompson, Contributing Writer

November 25, 2019

In April 2019, a national survey conducted by Yale showed that the majority of Americans worry about extreme heat, drought, flooding or water sources hurting their local area and that only one in eight Americans believe that it is too late to do something about it. So why do so many of us remain idle...

Fight against climate change goes beyond strike

Fight against climate change goes beyond strike

Emily Trelstad, Opinions Editor

October 25, 2019

Maybe you walked out after B-block on Friday, Sept. 20. Maybe you made signs. Maybe you wore black in solidarity or posted about it on Instagram. Whatever your role, you are probably wondering: what’s next? The beauty of the fight against climate change is that there’s so much that you can do...

Editorial: Carbon Free Boston

Editorial: Carbon Free Boston

Yiming Fu, Muriel Statman, and Sophia Stewart

June 20, 2019

Data from the Fourth National Climate Assessment by the U.S. Global Change Research Program reports that by 2050, there will be 20 to 30 more days per year with a maximum temperature of more than 90 degrees fahrenheit. That’s hot. On Jan. 29, 2019, the  Carbon Free Boston group of Boston’s G...

Student-created company works to curb pollution crisis

Student-created company works to curb pollution crisis

Gabe Hernan, Staff Writer

June 11, 2019

What if a single biker could remove 100 miles worth of carbon emissions from a car in one year? This sci-fi scenario is now possible with a simple air filter made by some high school students. Filtair, a company started by two Brookline High School students and 13 Boston Latin School students, creates...

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