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CWRU Sierra Club member lobbies for clean energy

Jack Turner, the Vice-Chair of the Northeast Ohio Group of the Sierra Club Chapter of Ohio, meeting with Senator Sherrod Brown. From left to right, Jack Turner, Sherrod Brown, Samantha Allen, a staff member of Senator Brown and Dan Sawmiller, a senior campaign representative of the Sierra Club.

Kushagra Gupta, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2016

During their time at Case Western Reserve University, most students do not expect to lobby members of the United States Congress. That is exactly what fourth-year student Jack Turner found himself doing last March on behalf of the Sierra Club. An environmental studies and economics major, Turner is the Vice...

Lights out

Sruthi Meka, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2016

Smartphone applications have made life considerably easier for people by helping them to more effectively manage various aspects of daily life. Now, unVolt, an application developed by a team at Case Western Reserve University, will soon be able to help users manage their energy consumption and save mon...

Miles: Don’t support blocking Obama’s “Clean Power Plan”

The wind turbine near the Veale Center is used for research on campus.

Danny Miles

February 19, 2016

Those that follow environmental issues are likely well-aware of the climate talks held in Paris last December. President Barack Obama, as well as numerous other world leaders, met in France at a United Nations sanctioned event to discuss environmental matters of global import. Climate change spearheaded...

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