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Humphrey Fellows Awaken to Climate Change and Adaptation

Four UCDavis Humphrey Fellows spoke of climate change impacts in their countries after training in the Climate Reality Project.

March 31, 2017

by Lynne Nittler

Four UC Davis Humphrey Fellows from Mexico, Morocco, Tunisia, and Pakistan came to study here in their areas of expertise.  What they learn and the connections they make will benefit their countries when they return.  The Yolo Interfaith  Alliance for Climate Justice invited them to speak on the impacts of climate change in their respective countries, and what solutions they hope will turn the tide.

Their comments and the following discussion with the audience is videotaped here. Read more

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Davis residents push for enviro protections in a Trump administration

Itzel Morales Jan 2017 CROP
Itzel Morales, a biochemical engineer and environmental educator from Mexico, addresses Sunday’s gathering. She is a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow at UC Davis and works to empower communities to mitigate climate change. Sue Cockrell/Enterprise photo

 Crossposted from the Davis Enterprise, January 11, 2017

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It’s been nine weeks since the presidential election, and Davisites are still riding a wave of activist momentum that has attracted hundreds to a call for action.

On Sunday, more than 150 residents gathered to discuss how to protect environmental gains from a feared assault by Donald Trump’s administration, filling the wooden pews at Davis Community Church. 

Words like “unsettled,” “unsafe” and “disoriented” hung heavy in the air.

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