Massachusetts Daily Collegian

Tornados, Hurricanes and Global Warming, Oh My

By Claire Anderson

September 16, 2012

Filed under Columns, Opinion

I’m from New York City, home to over 8.2 million people, the Super Bowl-winning New York Giants and the best pizza ever. On Saturday, Sept. 8, during a 50-foot wide tornado with wind speeds of around 70 miles per hour, tourists visited neighborhoods in Brooklyn and Queens. After making their way acros...

Climatologist talks about career, experiences with the government

By Katie Landeck

November 22, 2011

Filed under Campus News, Local News, News

For Raymond Bradley, a distinguished professor of geosciences at the University of Massachusetts, the quest to get the public to understand climate change is never ending. However, Bradley, who has faced several inquiries about...

Ostrom lectures on the importance of the individual in solving climate change

By Ardee Napolitano

September 25, 2011

Filed under News

Nobel laureate Elinor Ostrom questioned the efficiency of governmental intervention in solving climate change in the department of economics’ 15th Annual Phillip Gamble Lecture Thursday afternoon. Ostrom deemed climate change...

Nuking the energy problem

By Yaroslav Mikhaylov

March 3, 2011

Filed under Point-Counterpoint

It is the slowly building horror story of our generation: One day, our fossil fuels are going to run out if we don’t manage to turn our planet into a pressure cooker through the global warming that results from burning fossil fuels. Much debate has been given to what sort of energy-producing sy...

Record snowfall could mean growing trend

By R.P. Hitt

February 8, 2011

Filed under Archives, Campus News

“Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow” has changed to “Make it stop, make it stop, make it stop” for some students at the University of Massachusetts. According to a press release from the Office of News and Media Relations at UMass, January saw record levels of snowfal...

The biggest scam ever

By Shane Cronin

October 18, 2010

Filed under Columns

Professors routinely lecture on the imminent threat of global warming/climate change, and take for granted that every student sitting before them is drinking their liberal Koolade. I, for one, am sick of it. The “general consensus”...

Volunteers green Holyoke

By Nancy Pierce

October 11, 2010

Filed under Archives

Last Sunday volunteers from around the Pioneer Valley gathered at the Land of Providence in Holyoke, a 25-acre preserve maintained by the Trustees of Reservations, to help plant trees along the Connecticut River. The effort was part of the 10/10/10 Global Work Party to ...

A lackluster climate change bill

By Tim Cheplick

April 21, 2010

Filed under Columns

Today is Earth Day. Hopefully this is a holiday that increases awareness about environmental issues, though I, for one, am not convinced. Unlike its humble beginnings, recent Earth Days have focused on global warming. It may...