Brandon McCall on April 25th, 2010

The division between academia and policy implementation, in the field of climate change, has in my opinion never been wider. When I began this course, I was passionate about the study and implementation of public policy.  Although I knew very little about climate change, I had studied the policy making process in both the United […]

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The intensive, interdisciplinary, and hands-on mosaic programs that I have taken while at Dickinson College have been the best and most unique educational experiences of my college career. The course From Kyoto to Copenhagen is more than just a course with a traveling component. The program offers the unique experience for students to get their […]

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As official members of the Youth Group Delegation to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC)  COP15 in Copenhagen in December, conducting interviews with public leaders who are actively involved in initiatives relating to Climate Change is one of the main priorities for the Dickinson Cop15 research team. In the fall leading up […]

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Sarah Brylinsky on November 24th, 2009

The Kyoto to Copenhagen Research Team from Dickinson College plans to explore COP15 participants’ perceptions and values on climate change negotiations. Focusing on the issue of “common but differentiated responsibilities,” the interdisciplinary student team plans to explore the values and viewpoints of delegation members, citizens, youth, constituency members, and global citizens as voices in the movement to combat climate change.

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hoffmand on November 14th, 2009

Meet Rob Hopkins. In 1990, Rob was an artist, traveling in the Hunza Valley of Northern Pakistan. Now he’s an educator, a permaculture designer, a natural builder, and cofounder of the transition town movement. So what happened in that valley to turn a young artist into an internationally known educator and author? Well, Rob caught […]

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