Stories:

  • NEWS
    In Their Own Words: Juan Pablo Hoffmaister ’07: International Policy Specialist
    Since 2005, College of the Atlantic students have attended the annual Conference of Parties, or COPs, to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, the UNFCCC. Soon COA students were shaping entire terms around meetings, taking classes and full-term residencies to pore over diplomatic language and investigate international treaties with Doreen Stabinsky or Ken Cline, sometimes both.
  • NEWS
    In Their Own Words: Matt Maiorana ’11 Organizer
    Matt Maiorana ’11 went to his first UN negotiation as a second-year in 2007. He’s since attended multiple UN meetings, but after that first meeting he helped create COA’s environmental justice group Earth in Brackets, or [Earth], and obtain official observer status at the UNFCCC. Matt has worked for both the government and advocacy groups, including as an organizer for the 2014 People’s Climate March. Currently, he’s with the nonprofit Oil Change International. He also cofounded the website activistlab.org with Sam Miller-McDonald ’09.
  • NEWS
    Gathering Evokes Genesis of Acadia National Park
    A 1907 recreation dinner at the historic Turrets summer cottage brings gilded-era charm and turn-of-the-century style to the COA campus.

Events:

May 24th, 2018

  • May
    24
    Our Children's Trust is an Oregon nonprofit with the mission of protecting earth’s natural systems for current ...

    Youths’ Plea to Save the Planet: Our Children’s Trust Lawsuit

    7:00pm, Reversing Falls Sanctuary Has the U.S. government violated our constitutional rights to “life, liberty and property” by allowing CO2 emissions to reach unprecedented, dangerous levels? Join COA David Rockefeller Family Chair in Ecosystem Management and Protection Ken Cline and a panel of several others to find out.