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Record Store Day 2024
Record Store Day 2024
Juliette D., Reporter

This coming Saturday (April 20th), Record Store Day is being celebrated in independent record stores worldwide. Although this celebration has...

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An Accomplished Array of Art at the House's Exhibition
Juliette D., Reporter

An Art Exhibition was hosted at Norra Latin by the house system in collaboration with the Arts department to showcase SIS’s incredible array...

Women in STEM - part 2 - Mrs Jain
Women in STEM - part 2 - Mrs Jain
Naz T. and Irene F.

Mrs Jain has always had an affinity for mathematics and sciences, particularly because of her exposure to chemistry and maths through her father,...

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Battle of the Spidermen
Emry P., Editor/Reporter

Garfield? Maguire? Holland? Or Moore? Across 10 Spiderman films, including one nostalgic crossover introducing the multiverse packed with Tobey...

Photo Comp Poster
Jumping into Spring Photo Comp
Noémie L, Competition Editor

Is it just me or are we starting to see light again in the streets of Stockholm? Lately the days have started getting longer, even the first...

Is There Hope for Sustainable Energy Development?

Delegates in committee 8 debated on the importance of providing financial aid, and focusing on new technologies
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Noel C.
Noémie L. – a Chair in committee 8

Unsustainable energy usage is a massive problem around the world, with the use of fossil fuels continuously straining our planet. 

Committee 8 focused on this by moving for a moderated caucus, to which delegates began presenting their opening statements on how to promote sustainable energy development in Europe. 

Spain argued that, “Solar technology has become increasingly important, but some countries can’t afford this.” 

After further discussion and inquiry from the delegate of Germany, the delegate of Spain stated, “Spain is willing to help these countries financially.” They emphasized the importance of aiding the countries that can’t afford sustainable technologies. 

However, the U.S. delegate presented an alternative option, “New technologies are important for sustainable development of energy.” They argued that decreasing current CO2 emissions with current technology is more important than persistently focusing on creating new types of technology. 

Several delegates agreed with the U.S., including the delegate of Germany, and the direction of the debate changed as a new perspective was introduced. 

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