A select group of Boston College students and faculty members will travel to Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt this November for COP27. This is the second time the University will attend the annual United Nations summit on climate change.
‘It Is Not Too Late to Change Course’: NYT International Climate Correspondent Urges Climate Action
The Russian war in Ukraine is pivotal to the future of combating climate change, according to The New York Times’ International Climate Correspondent Somini Sengupta.
How Dad Rock (and You) Can Save the Environment
We are finding ourselves at the crux of a sociopolitical and ecological tipping point, where we need to pressure the government to take definitive action against climate change. Although we don’t quite have groups of hippies acting as our guides, that does not mean we should throw in the towel because we think the government won’t listen or that we are too young or inexperienced to incite change.
BC Faculty Share Perspectives on COP26 and the Climate Change Crisis
Boston College faculty met on Thursday to discuss the University’s involvement in COP26 and the larger climate crisis facing the world today.
Newton Committee Considers Legislative Initiatives as Part of Climate Action Plan
Newton leaders presented ideas for legislation to reduce emissions and promote renewable energy in city residences and businesses at a Zoom meeting Monday night in a discussion on the Climate Action Plan.
CJBC Asks Leahy, Boston College to “Break Up” with Fossil Fuels
Climate Justice at Boston College (CJBC) urged the University to “break up” with fossil fuels in a Valentine’s Day–inspired divestment protest on Thursday and Friday.
Gopal Patel Emphasizes the Role of Faith in the Fight Against Climate Change
Environmental activist and consultant Gopal Patel highlighted in a lecture on Feb. 8 a unique and unlikely asset in the fight against climate change—faith.
Jorgenson Chosen to Co-Author National Climate Assessment
Renowned environmental sociologist Andrew Jorgenson has been chosen by the United States Global Change Research Program to write the Fifth National Climate Assessment.
BC Invited to UN Conference on Climate Change
For the first time in the school’s history, Boston College was invited to attend COP26, a two-week United Nations conference on climate change. A group of BC students and faculty will join 20,000 people from around the world in Glasgow, Scotland for the conference.
‘I Am Greta’ Shares the Journey of a Climate Justice Icon
Greta Thunberg demands change in Hulu’s latest documentary.