JF Kennedy / Richmond LPS Air Quality

January 13, 2017

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Climate change is a difficult topic to comprehend for many reasons, but especially because there many interconnected parts that are not obviously related. How does the invisible emissions from my car contribute to drought conditions on the other side of the world? Another difficult part to understanding the problem, is that many of the consequences are not yet realized and difficult to imagine. What does an...

October 21, 2016
Tree Lecture Richmond CA
Dr. Joe McBride provides Interns with introduction to the topic of urban forestry.

On Tuesday, October 11th, Dr. Joe McBride, UC Berkeley Forestry Professor, treated the Richmond High School Urban Forestry Internship to an introductory lecture to urban forestry.

Students learned a broad range of information: from the benefits of trees in cities to paths in higher education...

October 3, 2016

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Another year of internships has begun and both the Urban Forestry and Air Quality Internships at Richmond High School is off to a great start. The Air Quality Interns started their introduction to learning the topics of human health and air, air pollutants, and climate change.

This year the Air Quality Interns will be measuring carbon emission and developing strategies for their school to reduce the students’ carbon footprints. The...

April 27, 2016

On Monday, April 25th, Richmond High interns set out to complete one of their final cleanups for the year. When we arrived at Davis Park, we divided into groups and set out to remove as much litter as we could from the creek. We even had community members stop to check out our work.

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