Earth Day 2023
The CLA community is dedicated to advancing environmental scholarship, increasing sustainability, and raising awareness about how to preserve our beautiful planet—on Earth Day and every day. Learn more about what our community is doing:
English alum and liberal arts advocate Scott Z. Burns wrote and directed episodes of the thrilling new series, Extrapolations, which explores climate change’s potential impact on humanity. Read "Stories of a Warming Planet"
There are many beneficial reasons for burning practices to help the landscape, says Kurt Kipfmueller, associate professor of geography, environment, and society who researches fire. Read MN Daily article
In this podcast episode, Winkler's graphite rubbing of the felled sequoia's massive trunk tells the story of a tree that kickstarted arboreal conservation in California.
Dr. Chelsea Cervantes de Blois (PhD ‘21, geography), 2022 Emerging Alumni Award winner, brings a multilingual and multidisciplinary approach to climate change research. Learn more about Chelsea
Swedish Economist Per Krusell explains his theory of pursuing a global carbon tax and how it can curb the effects of climate change. Read "An Economic Solution to the Climate Crisis"