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Shadley: There’s No Such Thing As ‘Green’ Cryptocurrency

By Will Shadley, Opinion Writer January 23, 2022

  In just seven years, the price of Bitcoin has skyrocketed from roughly $250 to over $42,000. If 15-year-old me had scrounged together $1,000, my whole college tuition and living expenses would...

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Geothermal Energy is Changing the Electricity Scene at the U

By Haley Utendorfer, News Writer January 2, 2022

  On Nov. 1, 2019, the University of Utah signed a partnership with Cyrq Energy and Rocky Mountain Power in a deal ensuring — for the first time ever — the U will receive over half its electricity...

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Reese: Labor Unions and Environmentalists Should Work in Solidarity

By Isaac Reese, Opinion Writer April 5, 2021

  Organized labor and environmentalists are widely viewed as being at odds with each other. The Dakota Access Pipeline is a good example of their recent conflict, where two major unions endorsed...

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Letter: Want a Future with Carbon-Free Energy? Look to Nuclear.

  We, the American Nuclear Society Student Chapters here in the Western United States, are engaged in researching advanced power generation, seeking meaningful employment for students and learning...

Coal is a Dying Industry, President Trump

Coal is a Dying Industry, President Trump

By Broderick Sterrett April 21, 2017

President Donald Trump promises the American people coal. More coal production, more coal jobs, more “clean coal.” Unfortunately for the coal miners of America, the odds are against Trump in keeping...

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Marriott Library Sees the Sun with New Solar Project

March 24, 2015

The Marriott Library unveiled its rooftop solar panels on Monday. The project, monitored by the “solar dashboard,” has an online widget that displays how much energy the panels generate and the...

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Students Struggle with the Stress of Finals Weeks

December 11, 2014

  As finals week rapidly approaches, students are reaching for another energy drink and staying on campus more than any other time during the year. Hannah Mika, a sophomore in chemistry and health...

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Sustainability Saves Students Money

September 29, 2014

  The U’s Sustainability Resource Center, in partnership with Rocky Mountain Power and Questar Gas, is offering free home energy and water conservation audits to students beginning in October. Appointments...

Geologist speaks on alternative energy

December 8, 2013

Fossil fuels have helped propel incredible advancement, said Richard Alley, a geologist from Penn State University, but people are using it all up and leaving future generations without an energy safety...