(CAMPUS REFORM) – A Columbia University faculty member has called for an end to the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree, calling the tree emblematic of an "absolutely toxic relationship" with nature.
Arguing that the tree is a "veritable island for wildlife," Columbia University faculty member and environmental journalist Brian Kahn decried the loss of the ecological haven. Kahn is set to teach a class in spring 2021 titled "Applications in Climate and Society."
He warned that the tree had lost its one "iota of dignity" it had in its previous home.
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