Hill to Hall Oct. 1–4

Oct. 1: Portland institutes new plastic policy  Portland restaurants are no longer allowed to offer single-use plastics—including plastic straws, stirrers and utensils—unless a customer asks for them. The policy applies…

Iris Duquesne of France speaks at the UN Youth Climate Summit on Sept. 23, 2019 in New York. She stands next to Greta Thunberg of Sweden, who has made international headlines while speaking out against Climate Change. (Mark Lennihan/AP Images)

Young people call for climate action

The Youth Climate Summit was the opening event for the three-day UN Climate Action Summit and came less than 24-hours after thousands of students from over 120 countries skipped school…

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