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Cleaner, Greener Universities
 
By Dana Dizon
Grade 12
Richmond High
Richmond , CA


CLEANER, GREENER U niversities

Have you seen the latest issue of E Magazine? That E is for Environment, of course. If you haven't, welllll, you go ahead and read this article!
Our environmental magazine's front cover this month is "College Go Green" and it talks about how the University of Maryland just held PowerShift 2007. Actually, PowerShift 2007 was the largest gathering of college students ever assembled!.   It took the global environment to bring together students around the nation.  It was the Energy Action Coalition that's behind this colossal event and thanks to them, climate change is being recognized again.
ECA organized a weekend full of workshops, speakers, and rallies that was brought by ECA staff and the week before this event, the group's server even crashed! It crashed because there were numerous college students that logged on to register; sending up cheers in Energy Action offices everywhere. The group hit 5,500 registrants on Halloween night. Brianna Cayo Cotter, the Communications Director of ECA said, "Climate change is our generation's civil rights movement." This just goes to show how climate change is really affecting us and raising our awarenessabout this issue. Let's keep this activism going! So what are you gonna do??
 
- Dana Dizon,
- Richmond High School


 


 


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