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A graphic from CCAN’s plunge website displays the three suggested ways that plungers can participate at home or locally: doing an ice bucket challenge, running into a local body of water like a creek, or jumping into a kiddie pool or bath tub at home.

Annual Polar Bear Plunge Fundraiser adapts to virtual environment

By Quinn Cook, News Editor January 27, 2021

As global temperatures climb, participants' temperatures will fall for a couple chilly moments as they experience true winter bliss. Polar bear plunge fundraisers, in which people pledge to run into icy...

Churchill for Climate members smile with representative Jamie Raskin, as they hold posters with reasons as to why they participated in the polar plunge

Churchill for Climate raises awareness for a hot issue

By Allison Jacobs, News Editor March 4, 2020

Recently, climate change and environmental issues have caused a sense of panic. From threats of the world ending in 50 years to never-ending forest fires, climate change and environmental issues are a...

Just outside the Capitol stands a group of WCHS juniors after walking out of school on Friday, Sept. 20, the day of the D.C. Climate Strike. Holding their handmade posters, they take their picture to commemorate the day they fought for environmental regulation, a controversy similar to that being fought in Brazil regarding the Amazon.

Lungs on fire: Amazon news encourage environmental action

By Hannah Zozobrado, Arts Editor October 11, 2019

The ongoing fires in the Amazon are a prime example of an environmental crisis that has been fueled by a political and economic agenda. As the Amazon is the most biodiverse area on earth and additionally...

Eighty-one percent of  100 CHS students and faculty believe the government should be doing more to limit the amount of pollution in the U.S.

Students Respond to U.N. Climate Change Agreement

By Thomas Atkinson and Sofia Williamson January 11, 2016

From Nov. 30 to Dec. 11, world leaders gathered in Paris to discuss the impending climate change situation. The outcome was an agreement involving 55 countries to work to lower global temperatures and...

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