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Voices of youth hope to influence climate policy on world stage

Posted by Kathryne Sonnett on Jan 31, 2020 4:44:17 PM

“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.

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Topics: Graduate Studies, Environmental Science, IDCE, Climate Change

Clark graduate students to present research at COP25 international climate talks

Posted by Kathryne Sonnett on Dec 3, 2019 3:48:22 PM

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.

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Topics: Graduate Studies, Clark Community, Environmental Science, Climate Change

An Inside Look at Clark University's Freight Farm

Posted by Lauren Barnett on Jul 16, 2019 10:46:34 AM

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.

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Topics: Graduate Studies, Clark Community, Skills for Success, Environmental Science, freight farms

How to Become a Stronger Climate Advocate

Posted by Kortni Wroten on Apr 22, 2019 8:20:13 AM

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.

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Topics: Clark Community, GSOM, Environmental Science, IDCE