Written By: Katherine Gloede, UNHSI 2016 Psychosocial Resilience Sustainability Fellow
The effects of anthropogenic climate change are already being felt across globe, most visibly in the form of increase in the frequency and intensity of extreme weather events. Although gradual changes like drought, heatwaves, and sea level rise are also making their way into media coverage, it is perfectly reasonable that natural disasters, which cause the most immediate and visible physical destruction, are given the most attention. There are hundreds of thousands worldwide who devote their...Read More
Written By: Dylan Kelly, Climate Vulnerability Fellow
Our work has begun!
Following a three-day orientation that facilitated the gathering of an incredible group of like-minded people with diverse backgrounds and perspectives, the twenty-one 2016 UNHSI Sustainability Fellows (and their respective advisors) have dispersed throughout the country to begin putting their unique talents towards a wide array of progressive projects.
The first of the ten weeks we have been given to accomplish our goals has come to a close and if it has been any indication...Read More