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The sun is shining, the birds are singing, and the planet is warming. Celebrate Earth Day on April 22 with some climate-awareness and activism events!

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Hungry for some environmental consciousness? The Barnard EcoReps are organizing a Potluck today at 6PM in Altschul—come enjoy some free food and learn about how to lower your carbon footprint. Other green events today: Jacqueline Ottoman is speaking about green marketing at 6 PM in Hamilton 517 in an event organized by Consilience. CleanEdison is screening Carbon […]

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  Earth Day is here! (Google) But it doesn’t sound like there’s much to celebrate about. China is getting yet another kind of avian flu. (The Huffington Post) The cinnamon challenge apparently isn’t safe anymore. (Chicago Tribune) Reese Witherspoon was arrested. (USA Today)   So stay tuned for Columbia’s Earth Week events—you can learn how to help […]

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Columbia’s celebrated Earth Day for a long time, and that proud tradition continues today. If you’re not spending the day getting closer to nature in Riverside Park (or just the lawns), why not check out some of the conferences and symposia the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences has planned for today? If you want […]

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Match the quote to the speaker.  To give you a break from problem sets, it should be pretty easy, but answers after the jump anyway.  Good luck! Quotes Speakers “[I]t was like a national day of protest.  There was a counterculture dimension to it.” Roberta Balstad, Center for Research on Environmental Decisions “…hardly principles on […]

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As if John Jay’s courageous tray-elimination weren’t enough! Dining goes the extra mile today with “Green Dinners” for Earth Day in John Jay and Hewitt. You should probably proceed with the usual caution, avoiding all meats and carbohydrates that appear green, but on your way out you might stop by a few of the student […]

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College Walk finds itself abuzz with excitement this afternoon, playing host to an array of colorful happenings. Spring is here to stay, much to the delight of protesters and peddlers. First, as the beat of a conga drum wafts through the air, one finds the ubiquitous trinketry, cheap spring scarfs, and ethnic food of a […]

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Earth Day Apologia

In its addled state, Bwog forgot that today was Earth Day, until Google reminded us (if you missed it, the logo is a half-submerged iceberg). Fortunately, lots of other people were out celebrating, taking advantage of opportunities that we wish we had brought to your attention. Feeling bad, we’d like to at least symbolically recognize […]

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