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Proposed line 3 pipeline springs activists into action

Lindsay Weber

October 5, 2017

“Pipelines spill, tar sands kill” read one sign from the Hold the Line March to Stop Line 3 on Sept. 28, as activists marched to the state capitol to protest the construction of a new tar sands pipeline in northern Minnesota. Several environme...

Sustainability Summit unites MN colleges

The Mac Weekly

April 7, 2017

By Gordy Moore On Saturday, April 5, Macalester hosted the first-ever mass gathering of sustainability-minded Minnesota college students. The freshly formed Twin Cities+ Student Sustainability Network, created this semester by S...

Life post-election: MacCARES and the path forward

December 9, 2016

Dear Macalester Community, In the wake of the presidential election and other current events that remain at the surface of our collective conscience, we, members of MacCARES, have taken time to reflect. To acknowledge that we a...

Green Matters: Macalester celebrates Earth Days past and present

The Mac Weekly

April 22, 2016

Happy Earth Day, Macalester! Started in 1970, Earth Day is recognized annually on April 22. It is a day for communities to gather to celebrate the world we live in. Earth Day is the brainchild of Wisconsin Democratic Senator Ga...

Members of professor Roopali Phadke’s “Climate Talks: Dispatches from Paris” class at the COP21 climate conference in Paris this week. The students have been observing press conferences and plenary sessions and interviewing leaders and delegates.

Mac Students at COP21

December 4, 2015

Cleaning up the Act

October 31, 2014

On the 42nd anniversary of the Clean Water Act, a new report from Environment Minnesota, “Waterways Restored,” was released, highlighting the success the law has meant for Powderhorn Lake, taking it from a neighborhood sh...

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