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Today I Choose to Highlight Efforts by Students and Researchers to Make Our Planet Great Again

While the news about Trump’s withdrawal from the Paris Agreement has been likened to ‘a slap in the face’ to the global community, I would like to contrast this against efforts helping to make this planet great again, to quote Macron! This past week I have been engaging directly with students and future researchers in sustainability, geography, development, and climate … Continue reading

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“Universities have the potential to engage and connect people at all scales with the ‘everyday’ consequences of a warming world”

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International Women’s day – what does it mean to you?

When I told my 6-year old daughter that it was International Women’s day today she responded “is there a day for boys too?” I replied, “it is ok for women and girls to have a special day.”* It raises the point that gender equality is not just about having the same number of women and men at the table. It … Continue reading

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