Environmental Studies News
By Liz Casey '14 | Posted on November 22, 2013
By conducting an audit of two of the College's most highly-trafficked buildings, students, including Olivia Ortiz '16 (left), hoped to bring awareness to the way in which the community uses its recycling and compost systems.
by Liz Casey '14 | Posted on November 12, 2013
The College is sending a delegation with political scientist Carol Nackenoff, Alex Ahn '15 (left), and Laura Rigell '15 to Poland this month to observe the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
Posted on October 10, 2013
Giovanna Di Chiro, Lang Professor for Issues of Social Change, explores the "three pillars" of sustainability (ecology, economics, and equity) through the critical lens of environmental justice.
by Erin Kelly | Posted on April 29, 2013
Ammerman, a biology major from Cincinnati, Ohio, was recognized for serving as a "vital resource for environmental awareness and justice."
by Mariam Zakhary '13 | Posted on December 10, 2012
After helping Denver become the nation's first solar friendly community, Jessica Scott '00 (left) and Rebecca Cantwell '75 found they shared a Swarthmore connection.
Posted on November 26, 2012
Christiana Figueres '79 is the executive secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. She is also the founder of the non-profit Center for Sustainable Development of the Americas and received the Hero for the Planet award from National Geographic in 2001.