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Former ‘National Geographic’ photo editor visits UO to inspire the next generation of environmental photojournalists

When former National Geographic executive photo and environment editor, Dennis Dimick, flies across the United States, he tries to get a window seat. He hopes for clear skies over areas facing unprecedented water, snowpack and land use challenges, such as the Southwest. Sometimes he gets a chance to take a …

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Court resumes in Eugene for youth lawsuit over federal climate inaction

A crowd of several hundred protesters and spectators gathered outside Eugene’s Federal District Courthouse on Tuesday morning, carrying signs, waving banners and waiting in line to sit in an overflow courtroom with a livestream of their case of interest. But the crowd’s size and energy wasn’t the most notable aspect …

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Panel calls for government action at UO’s Climate in Court summit

A panel of renowned climate scientists spoke on the consequences of climate change at the University of Oregon on Monday. The three speakers expressed frustration over government inaction on the eve of a landmark federal climate lawsuit. The Climate in Court summit, hosted by the Wayne Morse Center for Law …

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Oregon’s architecture program ranked No. 1 for sustainable design

The University of Oregon’s architecture program has been ranked as best in the nation for its sustainable design program out of 154 other accredited architecture programs, says America’s Best Architecture and Design Schools 2015. According to a survey that was put out, sustainability and climate change are among the most …

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UO refuses to sell fossil fuel stocks, ignoring student vote

Even before University of Oregon students voted for the university to divest from fossil fuel investments, the UO Foundation had rejected the resolution. “Thank you for the input, but we will not be divesting,” Paul Weinhold, the president and CEO of the UO Foundation, told The Register-Guard ahead of the April vote. The UO Foundation is …

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Wendel: Looking to the past can offer clues of the future

Climate change has become a hot-button phrase these days, and has unfortunately has lost a lot of its previous impact. Usually people just roll their eyes and think “here comes another nutcase to tell us about the end of the world.” So, you can relax. This isn’t one of those end-of-the-world lectures. But I am going to tell you about climate change.

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