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CLIMATE SOLUTION OPPORTUNITIES: Empowering You in a Warming World
Everyone is welcome, whether it's your first CCL experience or you're an experienced volunteer, whether you plan to become active in CCL or you want to attend some of the scheduled talks. CCL's Mid-Atlantic region includes Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Washington D.C. but folks from everywhere are welcome to attend. We encourage all who are concerned about climate change, members of the media and local government, faith and justice groups, and business leaders to join us.
Join Us to Launch THE Carbon Fee & Dividend Bill in Congress in 2017!
Dr. Tom Mozdzer, Biology, has been studying the reed, Phragmites, to try and determine its positive or negative influences on wetlands in the face of global change. Read this blog article, highlighting Dr. Mozdzer's work, "Jekyll or Hyde? The Many Faces of Phragmites" , to learn more about this confounding plant!
Dr. Carol Hager, Environmental Studies Program Steering Committee Member, has co-edited a new book with Christoph Stefes of the University of Colorado, Denver, German's Energy Transition: A Comparative Perspective. In the first chapter, Dr. Hager references the Frieburg, Germany area, the destination for the 360o course Climate Change: Science and Politics, she taught with Dr. Don Barber (Geology) and Dr. David Ross (Economics) in Fall 2015. This course will again be offered in the fall 2017 semester. To read more about Dr. Hager's work connecting political science to environmental studies, click here.
Looking for a Summer Environmentally Focused Internship?
The Environmental Studies Program has funding to offer Green Grants for environmentally focused work. To learn more about these and other funding for internships, visit the LILAC Summer Internship Funding page.
You can also click on the Job Opportunity link on the Sidebar to be directed to LanternLink where you can find many environmentally focused internships. One example of what you might find there is the opportunity to work for IMPACT, a project of Environment America and U.S. PIRG. IMPACT is currently looking for summer interns to organize around a variety of issues.