wh1FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg and student Salome Garcia joined United States Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy in Washington D.C. on to call for action on climate change.

More than 200 universities representing 3.3 million students throughout the United States, including FIU, have signed the American Campuses Act on Climate pledge. The White House Council on Environmental Quality and the Department of State are assembling leaders from higher education to discuss how college campuses can address climate change, launching the American Campuses Act on Climate day-of-action.  FIU’s School of Environment, Arts and Society and Sea Level Solutions Center hosted watch parties to live-stream the event.

The White House summit comes a little more than a week before the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) convenes in Paris, a United Nations meeting of all countries that want to take action on climate change. COP21 begins Nov. 30 and runs through Dec. 11, 2015. More Information >>

 

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