BY: CLAIRE KIM In my environmental ethics class this past week, I was asked to answer this question: Electric vehicles appear green, but there remain problems with obtaining raw materials (cobalt), production, and recycling their lithium-ion batteries. Is it more ethical for society to focus on solving these drawbacks before developing more electric vehicles, or… Continue reading Are Electric Cars Really the Green Future?
Flowing its way into our fountains
BY: CLAIRE KIM Last night, I watched the Fourth of July fireworks from a nice rooftop view in Cupertino Square. I haven't seen fireworks in the last two years because of my summer vacation plans, so it was nice seeing them again after a while. What's really funny, is that in those last two years… Continue reading Flowing its way into our fountains
We Might be Trapped in a Microwave
BY: CLAIRE KIM In the last week, the Bay Area has been disrupted with extreme weather forecasts having temperatures even heated above 100 degrees F. This is a major surprise because Cupertino never gets higher than the low 90s on the hottest days. Even San Francisco known for its all-around foggy cool weather hit 91… Continue reading We Might be Trapped in a Microwave
Water at its lowest
BY: CLAIRE KIM Lately, California has been facing a difficult struggle as the drought has caused some major issues. Although the hot sun rays cause disruption in outdoor activities, there is more concern over the fact that water levels have dropped drastically over a short time. At first thought, it may seem that the ultimate… Continue reading Water at its lowest