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Rose Walters Prize Winners Gather in Paris

This international climate change conference brings many of the most prominent environment activists together in the same space to push world leaders and negotiators to take action on climate change. It is no surprise that some of Dickinson’s Rose Walters Prize winners are among this notable crowd. On December 5, 2015, Dickinson brought together member of the Rose-Walters selection committee as well as the winners themselves to reflect on the conference so far and in particular how to engage young people in climate action.

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Join us on December 5, Climate Action - Engaging the Next Generation

If you are in Paris on 05 December, join us for a dialog about engaging younger generations in climate action. We have a great panel of speakers that includes Bill McKibben, James Balog, John Adams and Mark Jacobson. There will also be ample time for you to share your epxeriences and persectives. What's happening on your campus, in your community, in your city? What impacts are you having? Who are you partnering with? What actions are needed to build and sustain a movement.Advance registration is required.

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We Mourn with Paris

The violence that killed 128 or more people, injured many more and instilled fear in Paris this past Friday is deeply painful. We mourn the losses that have been suffered. Such acts cannot be justified or rationalized. They are simply immoral and have no legitimacy.In just two weeks, thousands of delegates will convene in Paris for the 21st Conference of the Parties (COP21) to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change. Our small delegation of Dickinson College students, recent graduates and I will be among them.

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