“Climate change is a defining issue of our time,” says Kortni Wroten. The Clark University graduate student, pursuing a dual MBA/master’s in environmental science and policy, recently returned from the UN’s Climate Change Conference (COP25) in Madrid, where she and twelve fellow graduate students observed negotiations, networked, and engaged with climate groups and activists from all over the world — including Swedish teen Greta Thunberg.
The winds of change may have blown the venue from Santiago, Chile to Madrid, Spain, but a dedicated group of 13 Clark graduate students are attending the 25th annual Conference of the Parties (COP) being held December 2-13.
Clark University is a trailblazing institution committed to using innovation to improve the state of our planet. MBA alumnus Brad McNamara created the world's first shipping container farm, Freight Farms, right here on campus while he was a student! Take a behind-the-scenes look inside with student farmers Jack and Kelsey in our new video.
Climate change is an overwhelming subject. With something so far reaching and integral to our way of life, it’s easy to become inundated with negativity in the environmental realm. Luckily, many progressive environmental groups are budding and proliferating around the country, as climate change becomes a more popular talking point in the media. We advocates may sometimes feel lost as to how we can be more effective and widen the ripple of our actions; here are some of my personal tips to more effectively harness your inner power and empower others with your advocacy.