Saturday, October 5, 2013

Students fight climate change, cite personal reasons

Students cite their future as the reason for getting involved with climate change activism on campus
October 3, 2013 - If energy consumption continues to grow at its current rate, that's when the level of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere will cause permanent climate change, according to a new U.N. report.

That year stuck out to Daniel Sherrell, a senior at Brown University. He will be 49 then.

"Before then, members of Congress and the international community will have to swallow their hubris and make difficult decisions," says Sherrell, a leader of the Brown Divest Coal Campaign, which advocates that Brown stop investing in the coal industry.

"When I'm 49, I want to be building on their progress, not cleaning up their messes." read more>>>

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