Grace Lange on April 28th, 2010

Coming out of Copenhagen I was overwhelmed. I am still overwhelmed. Climate change is so much more complicated than I could have ever imagined. This is an issue of population, energy use, consumerism, economics, faith, culture, politics, science, and so much more. I cannot fathom the best method for connecting all of these pieces or […]

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Andrea Dominguez on April 27th, 2010

There has been much written on the failure of the COP15 last December. While it is true that the much-needed legally binding treaty did not happen, there were a number of positive outcomes. Before going to Copenhagen we were well aware that a legally binding commitment from major emitters was unlikely to happen, so we […]

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Maria Mei on April 25th, 2010

I still remember visiting the United Nations building a few years ago. Only seeing the empty conference rooms amazed me so much, and I thought it was so surreal because I have only seen them on TV before. Of course, I would have never thought of myself being able to be physically at a United […]

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Brett Shollenberger on April 22nd, 2010

Grace Lange and I recently gave a brief lecture at the Penn State Rock Ethics Conference on several conclusions that we’ve drew from COP-15. The presentation can be seen below: Rock Ethics Conference These conclusions were originally presented in a research paper written by Grace and I, as well as Gwen Dunnington, Brandon McCall, and […]

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munnd on March 10th, 2010

Since returning from the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Copenhagen this December, many people have asked me “how was it?” And despite the frequency of this question, I find it very difficult to answer. What exactly are you asking? Are you asking if I enjoyed my experience? Whether or not the conference was a […]

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