“The Oregon Sustainable School award is a testament to our ongoing efforts to reduce our environmental impacts, create an atmosphere of health and safety for our students and staff, and educate for sustainability,” said Jennie Kuenz, JHS teacher and Sustainability Committee Co-Chair and Advocate.
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Are you an energetic, tech savvy, enthusiastic, driven young person bubbling with ideas and engaged in community based adaptation to climate change? If yes, then here is an opportunity for you to participate at the 2015 Youth Conference on Community Based Adaptation (CBA) to Climate Change. Come join other young people to share experiences, strategize, learn and interact with experts and practitioners in this area.
“We are going to conduct an intervention,” yelled Alyssa Florack, A&S ’17. In her background stood approximately 45 people, holding signs urging Boston College to divest in fossil fuels. Friday afternoon, a group of students participated in a Valentine’s Day-themed rally and vigil organized by Climate Justice at Boston College (CJBC).
Now in its fifth year, the Boston College Energy and Environment Alumni Network (BCEEAN) has quickly emerged as one of the largest alumni affinity groups, its growth rooted in the number of BC graduates working in a range of professions tied to the energy and environment sectors. BCEEAN has grown to a membership of more than 700 alumni and developed initiatives that connect alumni, students, faculty and staff.
Loyola University Chicago’s
Second Annual Climate Change Conference, March 19-21, 2015. Loyola University Chicago’s second annual Climate Change Conference moves beyond the sterile debate of whether global climate change exists to the theme of tending the earth. “To tend” means to pay attention to; to act as the caretaker of; to serve. This conference will unfold the implications of “To Tend the Earth” through reflection upon those ethical principles, policies, and actions needed to combat the crisis of global climate change.
The mission of CYNESA is to offer the platform through which young Catholics across Africa respond to the twin challenges of environmental degradation and climate change, from the perspective of Catholic social teaching on care for creation, paying attention to the most vulnerable.