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Podcast: Dickinson College Student Discusses Landmark Climate Change Lawsuit

Sophie Kivlehan '21 in Rector, a favorite studying spot.

Sophie Kivlehan '21 is a plaintiff in a federal lawsuit aiming to change the U.S. government's environmental policy.

THE GOOD: SEASON 2, EPISODE 4 - NOVEMBER 2018

In this episode, we talk with Sophie Kivlehan '21 about her involvement in a landmark federal lawsuit over climate change. We hear about her Priestley Award-winning grandfather, James Hansen, and the importance of The Sam Rose '58 and Julie Walters Prize at Dickinson College for Global Environmental Activism, which was recently awarded to Our Children's Trust, the advocacy organization working with Kivlehan and the other plaintiffs in her case. 

Also in the podcast, Associate Professor of Mathematics Jeff Forrester serves up a breakfast beverage brain buster. (Know the answer? Email thegood@dickinson.edu for a chance to win Dickinson swag.) And President Margee Ensign reflects on the importance of civic engagement on campus and beyond.

EPISODE 4 SEGMENTS: 

Sophie Kivlehan '21 discusses her role as a plaintiff in Juliana v. United States, a climate change case some are calling the "trial of the century."

Brain Teaser: "What's in my drink?"

President Margee Ensign discusses the importance of civic engagement in democracy

The Good is produced by Craig Layne and Christine Baksi in association with Dickinson College's Office of Marketing & Communications. Craig Layne is the host.

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Published November 16, 2018