Ben Levitt

Ben Levitt (22C) is from Toronto, Canada. He is one of the co-founders of Climate Reality Project Campus Corps: Emory University Chapter and is passionate about student climate activism to promote institutional policy change at Emory.

It’s Time for Emory to Prove its Climate Leadership

Photo Courtesy of Jaylan Jacobs (Emory Climate Analysis and Solutions Team) Climate change is already having dire effects on all forms of life worldwide, and Georgia is no exception.  Over the coming centuries, Georgians will continue to suffer greatly from the public health impacts associated with climate change, including extreme heat, natural disasters such as [...]

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Students, Give Zionism Its Rightful Place in Civil Discourse

In light of a recent op-ed in The New York Times, it is important to reflect on comments made last week on our campus. In the Times op-ed, Blake Flayton, a progressive, Jewish student at George Washington University (D.C.), discusses the ways in which he finds himself “pushed to the fringes of a [progressive] movement [...]

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Let’s Unite Against Global Warming After the Climate Strike

Friday, Sept. 20, 2019 was a historic day. Hundreds of Emory students, faculty and community members gathered in a moral call to action on the climate crisis. The climate strike took place on a day when 4 million people in over 160 countries participated in youth-led climate strikes. This Fridays for Future movement was launched [...]

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