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Senior Summer Knight
“Yes, because I think if this world is going to continue to thrive, then we need to be concerned about it.”
Junior Brandon Grebe
“I think the government should have a hand in it, but it shouldn’t be our main focus right now, because we have more important things to deal with, like terrorism and national security.”
Art teacher Jeff Seidel
“I think people who deny climate change are deluding themselves. The evidence is overwhelming, 97 percent of the scientists who study climate change believe it’s happening. Even if it’s not real, for some reason 97 percent of scientists have gotten together and decided to fake people out, I think the consequences are too dire if we don’t address it. We’re talking about our own extinctio...
Sophomore Carter Griffith
“I don’t know how that we would address that, because we can’t really change the climate.”
Junior Anthony Pezzuli
“Yes, absolutely. It’s a major problem in the world that we live in, so why shouldn’t our government help with that?”
Senior Will Veloria
"No, because it's nature, and I feel like that’s not really something we can control. So I feel like we should just let nature take it’s course and just make adjustments along the way, but not really worry about it too much."