Pepperdine uses Christian ideals to inform its sustainability initiatives, yet does not take a stance on climate change. Faculty and students said they believe not taking a position on climate change goes against the University’s mission and science and is damaging to the surrounding area.
Pepperdine’s five Young Evangelicals for Climate Action fellowship members advocate for change and preservation of God’s creation through individual projects based around sustainability. Each student — all women — work with the University’s administration and other students on a faith-based mission to create a healthier planet.
Living a 100% sustainable lifestyle comes at a cost not everyone can afford. It’s time for sustainability snobs to stop making others feel bad for not being able to share in that luxury.
Pepperdine gets a new Director for the Center for Sustainability, Ricky Eldridge, and we check in with the President of Green Team, Scottie Sandlin.
Photo courtesy of Sophia Zummo Sophia Zummo has a love for all of the things that God created. Zummo, a junior biology major with a sustainability minor, grew up in San Diego with a passion for nature and community. This has grown into a deep devotion for fighting climate change in developing countries. “The first […]
In the digital age of nonstop working, escaping into the wilderness can be beneficial for humans to interact with their planet in positive and negative ways.
Whether man or nature is at fault, the aftermath of California’s wildfire season leaves many worrying for the future.
As many countries go into quarantine to slow the spread of COVID-19, air and noise pollution are decreasing to a degree that students and faculty around the world are seeing it with their own eyes.
The deadly effects of society’s lack of preparation for COVID-19 are clear — we cannot allow it to happen again with climate change.
The recent posting on the Freedom Wall raises attention to sustainability issues with Pepperdine’s food service and encourages students to speak out about injustices.