How “Sustainable” are Lime and Bird Scooters Actually?

By: Danny Nolan Dockless scooters are everywhere, whether we’ve asked for them or not. We’ve ridden them, fallen off of them, thrown them into rivers, burned them and improperly parked them, causing MUPD to go on a bird hunt. So what’s the deal, are these actually healthy for the environment? Am I making a positive … More How “Sustainable” are Lime and Bird Scooters Actually?

Fracking in National Parks Threatens the Environment and our Democracy

By: Arcadia Davies National parks and other public lands are facing big risks as private companies seize new opportunities, under Trump’s administration, to drill on federal lands. Since the first national park (Yellowstone) was signed into law in 1872 there have been efforts to privatize these lands for development, timber, and mining. With Trump as … More Fracking in National Parks Threatens the Environment and our Democracy

Financing our way to a “greener” future

By Sam Jerow The data on climate change is clear and many people are working to undertake projects that tackle the problems that are being or will be created. As varieties of problems arise, so do the opportunities for innovation and solutions. The types of issues people are working to solve vary greatly in nature. They include … More Financing our way to a “greener” future

Green Profile: Seamus Pugh- ASG Secretary for Infrastructure and Sustainability

  By Hannah Remmert Ever wonder who are the driving forces behind Miami’s sustainability initiatives? While many people deserve credit, in terms of student involvement, the Associated Student Government has positioned one person to play a significant role. Currently, the person in this role is Seamus Pugh, the Secretary for Infrastructure and Sustainability. We wanted … More Green Profile: Seamus Pugh- ASG Secretary for Infrastructure and Sustainability