Pacific Islands

The photo above represents the ideal partnership between developed and developing nations working together to preserve traditional island culture. Together, both women, one from Germany and the other a native Fijian, represent the island’s travel industry. Their sign references a quote from the Fiji's prime minister’s inspiring speech at the beginning of the conference, which …

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Shining a Spotlight on Global Climate Action

From Europe to Fiji: How National Identity Shapes Perception of Climate Change This November, I had the extraordinary privilege to attend COP 23 of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change a.k.a the UN Climate Change Negotiations in Bonn, Germany as a representative of Emory University. This unbelievable event draws distinguished diplomats, politicians, activists, …

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