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Carmel students address climate change; think globally, act locally

Avery Thorpe

May 3, 2019

According to The National Climate Change Assessment, “Over the last 50 years, much of the United States. has seen increases in prolonged periods of excessively elevated temperatures, heavy downpours, and in some regions, severe floods and droughts.” With the increase of severity and occurrences of major storm...

Carmel Green Initiative to host annual art contest in celebration of Earth Day

Carmel Green Initiative to host annual art contest in celebration of Earth Day

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April 21, 2016

On May 1, the Carmel Green Initiative will recognize the winners of the Earth Day Art Contest at the Carmel Clay Public Library. According to Leslie Webb, president and co-founder of the Carmel Green Initiative, the contest’s main goal is to teach youth about energy conservation and environmental...

Environmental Club changes plans for Earth Fair

Environmental Club changes plans for Earth Fair

Beats

March 17, 2016

According to Miranda Frausto, Environmental Action Club co-president and junior, Environmental Action Club did not receive a Carmel Green Teen grant for its Earth Fair. As a result, the club is currently revising its plans for the fair to account for the lack of grant money. According to Elizabeth Baach, Environme...

Environmental Club to host Carmel Earth Fair

Maddie Adkins, Environmental Club co-president and sophomore, presents ideas for the club’s Earth Day event during a club meeting. Adkins said the event is aimed at raising awareness for the environment. SARAH LIU / PHOTO

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April 24, 2015

Environmental Club will host an event at the Community Garden on May 23 to celebrate Earth Day, according to club sponsor Maryellen St. Angelo. According to the Carmel Green Teen website, the Carmel Clay Schools (CCS) Community Garden is located on the grounds of Carmel Middle School, and 98 plots are...

Environmentalists take issue with Monon project

Elizabeth Baach, Carmel Green Initiative board member and junior, plants a plant near the construction. Baach said she opposes the Monon Lake construction plan due to its environmental impact. ALEX YOM / PHOTO

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October 10, 2014

Ever since the Carmel City Council approved the Monon Lake development on Sept. 15, Elizabeth Baach, Carmel Green Initiative board member and junior, said she has contemplated the overall outcome of the project. According to The Indianapolis Star and Carmel Council member Ronald Carter, the M/I Homes...

New transportation options possible for Central Indiana

New transportation options possible for Central Indiana

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September 12, 2013

New transportation options are on the horizon for the Indianapolis metropolitan area. Due to the lack of transit in the city, students without cars are stranded in their neighborhoods. While helping the region, CHS students could access the entire region with expanded transportation. The new t...

Carmel Green Initiative students work to make city eco-friendly

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February 25, 2010

Local environmental awareness club awarded $10,000 grant, uses money to finance green projects By Priya Patel <[email protected]> Freshman Lauren Gibson is saving the world, quite literally. Gibson is the founder of local environmental awareness group, Carmel Area Roots and Shoots (CAR&...