Category Archives: Global

Holiday reading

From an engaging piece that ably puts the recent Paris climate meeting in perspective I offer this excerpt: There’s a profound irony in all the rhetoric from Paris about balancing concerns about the climate with the supposed need for perpetual economic growth. Imagine for a moment just how the coming global meltwater pulse will impact the world economy. Countless trillions of dollars in coastal infrastructure around the world will become “sunk costs” in more than a metaphorical sense; millions of people in low-lying areas such…

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Engineers for a Sustainable World

At universities across the country, classes and curricula are offered in conjunction with various clubs and activities that augment student experience and involvement.  For instance, at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute here in Troy students have the awesome opportunity to become involved in Engineers for a Sustainable World, a student-led national program tackling local and global sustainability obstacles.  Using the skills they’ve gained in the classroom, Engineers for a Sustainable World are actively creating a better tomorrow for people not only in their community around Troy but also around the…

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People’s Climate March

On September 21st, people from all over the world will gather in New York City for the largest climate march in history. This is an opportunity to make our voices heard on the importance of addressing the climate crisis at a global level, but it is also an opportunity to build regional connections with many other people working every day to build local resiliency. Join us, and several other local groups on the bus to NYC by filling out the interest form below:   Loading…

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