climate change

Former Vice President Al Gore discusses the effects of climate change Feb. 16 at the Carter Center. / Christian Garcia, Contributing Writer

More than 300 scientists, public health officials and policymakers convened to discuss climate change and potential solutions at the Carter Center Feb. 16 following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) abrupt cancellation of its Climate and Health Summit. ...

A climate change and public health conference initiated by former U.S. Vice President Al Gore and several non-governmental organizations will replace the cancelled Centers for Disease and Control Prevention’s (CDC) Climate and Health Summit, according to a Jan. 26 American ...

From Nov. 18 to 20, TEDxEmory hosted a series of events with themes ranging from climate change to mental health as part of their TEDxYouth series. The talks showcased relevant, contentious and relatable topics for college students. As events were ...
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Leonardo DiCaprio’s strong presence in Hollywood was fortified by his Oscar win for his role in The Revenant earlier this year. He used his acceptance speech to raise awareness for his next project, stating, “Climate change is real, it is ...
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This election cycle has been marked by extremely competitive primaries and intraparty squabble. Reading angry social media posts discoursing a primary candidate is unavoidable. But come Election Day, each party will have nominated a candidate to represent their respective party, ...
COP21

This month, 10 Emory undergraduates and two faculty members will travel to Paris, France for the 21st session of the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP21). The conference will take place from Nov. 30 to Dec. 11. COP21 unites countries that share a ...
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Over the past few decades, discourse on climate change has pervaded political and scientific spheres. It, generally speaking, has split commentators into two camps. On one hand are the “believers,” generally portrayed in the media as the intellectual elite. On ...