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Community exhibition provokes awareness

Community exhibition provokes awareness

Jenna Cook and Amaia Barajas

April 26, 2019


Filed under Student Life

Nest youth coordinator Ellen Pajor said she hopes the climate justice art show will help draw the attention to the difficult subject of the Earth’s wellbeing. “Normally it’s a lot of doom and gloom, facts and figures, which is appropriate, it’s pretty doomy and gloomy. But it’s just a diff...

Staff Editorial: March against fossil fuels encourages change

Staff Editorial: March against fossil fuels encourages change

November 1, 2018


Filed under Staff Editorials

On Sunday, Oct. 28 an anti-fossil fuel march was held in St. Paul, Minnesota in solidarity with Youth v. Gov suing the federal government for the cause of climate change. Students organized the march to show they are the future and to stand with the 21 youths who are bringing the case to trial. Acc...

Climate Action Plan takes hold

Climate Action Plan takes hold

Gabriel Kaplan

September 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The St. Louis Park Climate Action Plan, adopted in February of 2018, has already begun to take effect throughout the city. The plan was formed by the City Council and was spurred on by lobbying from Park’s Roots and Shoots environmental club. The plan’s three “kick-start projects” will jum...

Climate Action Plan aspires to promote change

Climate Action Plan aspires to promote change

Emma Yarger

April 22, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

As a crowd began to form at the Climate Action Plan launch event, senior Roots and Shoots president Lukas Wrede said he was overwhelmed by the amount of community support the plan was receiving. “It’s really powerful because everyone came here specifically for that reason, for an opportunity to...

Launch Party to happen on Earth Day

Launch Party to happen on Earth Day

Emma Yarger

April 19, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities

According to freshman Roots and Shoots member Zoe Frank, the Climate Action Plan has been in the works for three to four years. She said she feels happy to see their hard work come to fruition. “We are doing the launch this weekend, on Earth Day — the 22nd, and we have been planning the event...

Roots and Shoots continues to promote sustainability

Roots and Shoots continues to promote sustainability

Avia Kaner-Roth and Isaac Wert

February 19, 2018


Filed under School clubs and activities, Showcase

Following the successful adoption of the Climate Action Plan by St. Louis Park’s City Council, Park’s Roots and Shoots club looks to expand their sustainability campaigns this spring, according to senior club leader Lukas Wrede. “We’re about to try a door-to-door campaign for wind sourcin...

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