Lauren Fosbenner Articles

Recommended Reads: Little Progress During U.N. Climate Negotiations, But Strong Local Commitments

This past Sunday marked the end of the longest ever Conference of Parties (COP) negotiations, the annual meeting of the 197 countries that are parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. The U.S. was represented by a delegation led by Ambassador Marcia Bernicat (a graduate of Lafayette College!) In addition, a group... Read More

Youth Action

Actions by young people like Greta Thunberg have received international attention and reflect the fact that youth can meaningfully address the environmental issues that concern them before they can even drive a car or vote. Sometimes, being a kid can feel like a powerless position. Adults may assume that their years of experience mean they... Read More