Tag Archives: climate change

How To: Reduce a College’s Carbon Footprint

This year I worked with a team of students to review Dickinson’s Climate Action Plan in order to ensure that the college reaches its goal of carbon neutrality by 2020. Our report will be useful to other higher ed. institutions, … Continue reading

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A Historical Enquiry Into Our Ideas of the Human and the Natural

     Climate change presents environmental disasters truly global in scale, and yet at the intergovernmental level, we can come to little workable consensus. The dilemma itself appears defined; the objective of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change … Continue reading

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Plotz

Reprinted from Dickinson Magazine. By Brett Shollenberger Since the release of Dickinson’s Strategic Plan II in 2005, the phrases “engaged citizens” and “environmental sustainability” have been regularly invoked on campus. Yet when these ideals are well integrated into courses like … Continue reading

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