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    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.
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    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 with Sam Miller-McDonald ’09.
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    Looking Back: Being Green in 2016
    College of the Atlantic was lauded for its commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability in higher education with top “green” rankings from both Sierra Club and Princeton Review in 2016. Several new initiatives demonstrated some of the reasons why.