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SUSTAINABILITY NEWS

MacSHARE

MacSHARE had another successful semester selling affordable, healthy, local, and just food on campus. Click to learn more!

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Plant Forward Lunch Series

This semester, the Health and Wellness Center with the Sustainability Office held three plant forward lunches with nutritionist Christina Meyer-Jax. The lunches were an opportunity for students to learn more about eating a plant-forward diet for reasons ranging from ethical and environmental concerns to wanting to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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Zero Waste Conference

On November 2-3, two Macalester students attended the Students for Zero Waste Conference organized by the Post Landfill Action Network at the University of Pennsylvania. Click to learn more!

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Macalester Roundtable

This month, from October 11th to the 13th, Macalester held its annual Roundtable event. This years focus was on the construction of race and its impacts. The issue of race greatly intersects with the issue of sustainability.

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UN Report On Climate Change

The UN Secretary General called the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) special report on limiting global warming released Monday an "ear-splitting wake up call.” The IPCC report said that limiting global warming to 1.5ºC would require rapid, far reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society, according to the report. Click to find out the difference between 1.5ºC and 2ºC.

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Sam Zieve