BLOGPOST: UN Sustainable Development Goals Analyzed at Seton Hall
On October 23, Seton Hall University School of Diplomacy and International Relations students debated the new United Nations Sustainable Development Goals at a “teach in” led by Martin Edwards, Director of the University’s Center for United Nations and Global Governance Studies. Read more
UN Sustainable Development Goals Analyzed at Seton Hall U. 11/03/15
By Becca Cudmore
On October 23, Seton Hall University School of Diplomacy and International Relations students debated… Read more
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Behind the scenes
Test your climate quotient...
1. Name the world's 2 largest ice sheets
2. Name our 5 largest continents
3. One gigaton (of ice) equals how many tons?
4. The approximate size of Antarctica in square miles is
a) 1,000,000 b) 5,400,000 c) 9,800,000
5. Name 2 of Greenland's fastest moving glaciers (hint: ladder, "rock")
Up & Coming
dates we're keeping in mind
Mon Nov 30: 2015 UN climate conference begins in Paris (through Fri Dec 11)
Wed Dec 2: Center for Nonprofits, Annual Conference, The Palace at Somerset Park
Fri Dec 4: New Jersey Higher Education Partnership in Sustainability (NJHEPS) Education Seminar - “Pedagogical and Research Initiatives in Sustainability,” Kean University
Thurs Dec 10: New Jersey Urban Water Conference, NJIT
Recent Bi-weekly CivicStory Updates
11/18 - 55 organizations converged at the Jersey Shore on Oct. 22 to leverage lessons learned from Hurricane Sandy... Read more
11/10 - You're invited to attend CivicStory's annual meeting and video screening; followed by a Summit GreenFaith Circle forum on solar power... Read more
11/3 - Becca Cudmore's post captures a lively debate at Seton Hall on the new UN Sustainable Development… Read more
The papal encyclical, Laudato Si', provides a deeply coherent basis for reporting on ecology and the environment. Enjoy key words and phrases below.
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