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Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse delivered his 200th speech on climate change on March 13, 2018. (Screengrab from video.)

Northwestern University
Every week the Senate has been in session since April 2012, Rhode Island Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse has delivered a speech about climate change. He just marked his 200th "Time to Wake Up" speech.
Current political and social systems resist meaningful change. As a result, a punk subculture, committed to portraying and moving toward a sustainable future, has formed.
Lonely Lake
University of Wisconsin-Madison
The global warming is real. When you go to school near a lake that freezes during winter, the lake is your everyday's weather forecast and the best evidence of climate change.
UW Madison
Lake Mendota is the eyepiece of Madison, a beautiful blue trait that the whole city shares. But underneath its surface are unclear waters. 
The dumping of a Toyota Prius is illegal in 41 states. Here is a story of that issue with a few possible solutions.
Leafy Green Machine greens

The Leafy Green Machine is optimized for the growth of a wide variety of lettuces, herbs and hearty greens. (Photo courtesy Freight Farms)

Georgetown University
The triple bottom line solution to our food system.
Lonnie Holley
Lonnie Holley
Middlebury College
This environmentally focused artist, based in Atlanta, Georgia, creates art as a form of remembrance and interaction with the environment.
George Washington University
An overview on the impact of disposable, single-use plastic menstrual products on the environment and women's bodies, and ideas for products women should be using instead.
George Washington University
This project tells the story of Belize’s problem jaguars, and how methods of dealing with the jaguars have evolved over time.
Female Black Soldier Fly deposits her eggs in cardboard. Photo by Gee W., 2013.
Sewanee: The University of the South
Undergraduate student Chris Hornsby ('19) studies black soldier fly larvae as a possible means of closed-loop waste processing and livestock feeding at Sewanee's University Farm.


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