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Inversion in  Salt Lake City, UT on Friday,Nov. 10, 2017.
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Saifee: Divest Now for a Better Future

By Zahra Saifee, Opinion Editor April 5, 2021

  Our world as it stands can not function without the use or rather exploitation of fossil fuels. Our cities, cars, material goods, the laptop I'm writing this article on and the screen you're...

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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: Divestment from Fossil Fuels is in Sight

By DivestU March 7, 2021

  We know beyond a scientific doubt that in order to protect human lives as well as the lives of every living species on Earth, we need to put an end to fossil fuels. Not only are we witnessing...

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Saifee: Deb Haaland is the Transformative Leader We Need

By Zahra Saifee, Opinion Editor December 30, 2020

  "Climate change is the challenge of our lifetime," said Rep. Deb Haaland, Biden's nominee for Secretary of the Interior Department. A welcome change, as the past four years have been dominated...

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McGrath: Plastic Straws Aren’t Killing Us, Corporations Are

By Mackenzie McGrath, Opinion Writer November 2, 2020

  We’ve all heard or used the term gaslighting — it is “a tactic in which a person or entity, in order to gain more, makes a victim question their reality and own sanity.” You might think...

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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...

Fallen trees and other debris strewn across Salt Lake Citys East Central neighborhood after a powerful windstorm on Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2020. Some streets are completely blocked and cars crushed. (Photo by Jack Gambassi | The Daily Utah Chronicle)

McGrath: Rep. Curtis, Can We Be Done Holding Your Party’s Hand on Climate Change?

By Mackenzie McGrath, Opinion Writer September 18, 2020

  When Republican Representative John Curtis imagines a bipartisan response to climate change, he sees two previously bickering children dropping the politics and finally getting along — picking...

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Starr: Kanab and Kane County Should Reject Sand Mining Water Service

By Kennedie Starr, Opinion Writer July 30, 2019

  Kanab is a city located along the Arizona-Utah border, where the Southern Red Sands mining company is currently seeking water rights from the city. The water would be used as a major component...

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Winter Inversion Is Settling in Salt Lake Valley

November 23, 2014

  If it isn’t already here, the desolation of the smog is coming whether the Salt Lake Valley is prepared for it or not. Living in the Salt Lake Valley during the winter can be difficult, but one...

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...

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