How to Become Climate Problem Solvers and Leaders
Thursday, July 18, 2013 from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM (EDT)
RSVP REQUESTED FOR FOOD ORDERING
- CELT's Smart Solutions Blog
- Problem solving games
- The Tickell Climate Network
- Writing pieces for the Climate Alert
- Potential internships in the U.S. and Mexico for the upcoming fall and winter terms
Join us for a light lunch and a chance to talk with the president of The Climate Institute, Mr. John Topping Jr. '64, and our panel of current CELT interns and graduate fellows to see how you can become involved in climate issues.
John C. Topping, Jr. of Hanover, NH, Member of Dartmouth Class of 1964, Co-Founder and President of the Climate Institute since 1986, winner in 2002 of Dartmouth’s first Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Social Justice Award for Lifetime Achievement and recipient in 2008 from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change of a Certificate of Recognition “for Contributing to the Award of the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 to the IPCC”.
Ali Giese – PhD Dartmouth IGERT student. Graduate Fellow. She has an advanced background in glaciology with research interests in physical behaviour of Ice sheets and past and future responses to climate warming. She has also focused on education and policy-based approach to effecting environmental change.
Humiun Miah – University of Edinburgh – A British Graduate Student. Currently here as the summer coordinator of Center for Environmental Leadership Training (CELT) based in Hanover. His focus includes human-climate interactions and environmental change. His current research interests include climate change and sustainable mitigation policies for local communities.
Ma'Ko'Quah Abigail Jones – Dartmouth ’14 CELT Intern. She has worked at the Haskell Environmental Research Studies Center, researching the impacts of climate change on indigenous coastal communities. In recognition for her participation in President Obama’s Great Outdoors Initiative, Ma’Ko’Quah was one among a small group of young Native American environmental leaders to be honored by the White House Council on Environmental Quality.
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Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy at Dartmouth College
The Rockefeller Center for Public Policy at Dartmouth College is a catalyst for teaching, research, and deliberation about public policy. Dedicated to providing an interdisciplinary perspective on policy-related topics, the center fosters a commitment to the ideals of public service and informed public debate exemplified by the man for which the Center is named, Nelson A. Rockefeller.
The Center inspires and energizes students to become effective leaders in their communities & to cherish and participate in democracy.
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