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Writer, activist Naomi Klein talks justice and hope in a warming world

Writer, activist Naomi Klein talks justice and hope in a warming world

By NICOLE POLLACK

February 20, 2020

Acclaimed writer and climate activist Naomi Klein spoke to a packed Wilson Hall about justice and hope in a warming world, but fire was the key theme of the night.

This is a f***ing emergency, Middlebury

By EMILY THOMPSON

December 5, 2019

This rising global tension is proof of the urgency of our current socioeconomic and environmental reality.

Waking up in the Galápagos

Waking up in the Galápagos

By HELEN RIESS

October 3, 2019

Sometimes we think we’re awake when we’re merely sleep-walking.

What will you do now?

What will you do now?

By EMILY THOMPSON

September 26, 2019

Though I use alarmist language to describe the climate crisis, I actually don’t think much about this emergency anymore.

Faculty Side with Students on Climate Strike

March 14, 2019

This Friday, March 15, students in over 90 countries will walk out of school to demand action against the climate crisis.

From Sunrise to SNEG: Youth Campaigns Lead Climate Justice

By EMILY THOMPSON

February 14, 2019

The weekend before finals, Elise Leise ’22, Leif Taranta ’20.5, Connor Wertz ’22, and I traveled to Washington D.C., and two of us got arrested.

Climate Change at Home: Kathryn Olson ’05 Discusses Growing Threat to ‘Farms, Fish and Forests’

Clam harvester Chad Coffin in Freeport, Maine, goes through concentrated mud where green crabs have killed native grasses.

By SARAH HOLMES

September 20, 2018

Kathryn Olson spoke about her "Living Change Project," through which she explores the small changes in identity, work and place that stem from climate change.

Reevaluating Climate Guilt

By TEVAN GOLDBERG

September 27, 2017

I can hardly be the only person at Middlebury that has observed the unprecedented succession of extreme weather events, from the cataclysmic hurricanes in the Caribbean to the deadly floods in India and Sierra Leone, with a gnawing sense that the climate’s dreaded new normal is quickly arriving. I s...

College and Town Unite for Climate Update

By Alessandria Schumacher

September 17, 2014

This past Wednesday, a wide variety of voices came together at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Middlebury to speak on climate change in light of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Fifth Assessment Report, which will be completed by the end of this year, for an update from the global...

Why I Fast

By Adrian Leong

November 14, 2013

Dear friends, Today, on Nov. 14, I am going to voluntarily fast for a whole day in solidarity with the Filipino delegate to the UN COP19 climate talk, Mr. Yeb Sano. I chose this day because on the same day, Divest Middlebury is holding a candlelight vigil to commemorate the lives that have been...

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