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UN Climate Change Conference 2017

The UN Climate Change Conference of 2017 begins today (11/6/2017)! Although President Trump has pulled the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement, this is still very exciting. World leaders are converging on Bonn Germany to discuss how to mitigate the negative effects of climate change- globally- with or without US federal support. Why is …

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Climate Change Opinions

Just came across this tool from Yale, the Climate Opinions Maps- 2016, and its fascinating and disturbing at the same time. Something great about the United States is that we are free to express our thoughts and ideas without fear of persecution. However, that freedom also comes with a responsibility  to be informed, ask questions, …

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Earth Month Celebrations!

Earth Month is just around the corner… here are some fun things lined up! ***Please invite your students, colleagues or others you may know that would be interested!*** Campus & Community Events JoeyFineRhyme is coming April 12! Taking on our collective eco-challenges requires we each embody an ethos of action. This interdisciplinary and participatory presentation …

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No Mention of Climate Change or Renewables on WhiteHouse.gov

After the inauguration of our 45th President, many changes were made to the WhiteHouse.gov including removing any information about climate change, LGBTQ issues, renewable energy and more. Feel free to search for yourself. What I did find is this – “An America First Energy Plan” that basically outlines intents to abolish the existing or proposed policies that actually …

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Dr. Jenkins Makes Statement on Climate Change Policy

Welcome to Spring 2017!! I thought it’d be good to start the semester off with some good news. So here you go!! Open Letter on Climate Action from over 230 Higher Education Leaders to Incoming Administration and Congress about Climate Policy Dr. Jenkins and Moraine Valley Community College, along with over 230 other Presidents and …

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