Category: Sustainability

Carbon Emissions: A Moral Imperative

As my time in Iceland was coming to an end, I made an action plan; you can find it posted on this blog. I committed to joining the Citizens Climate Lobby (CCL) as one tangible step in my lifelong journey of environmental advocacy. Eventually, I wrote an article through...

Iceland ‘Blog 4’ : Post-Iceland Action Plan

From: Sólheimar Ecovillage, April 23, 2018 Executive Summary: This action plan will focus on participation in municipal government with an emphasis on sustainability initiatives and. Additionally, it will come to include participation in the Citizens Climate Lobby. In my time here in Iceland I have come to realize that...

Iceland Blog 3: Captivated in Vatnajökull

From: Sólheimar Ecovillage, April 23, 2018 Studying abroad in Iceland has been an absolutely captivating experience. From life at Sólheimar Eco Village to the 14-mile backpacking trip around Vatnajökull National Park, every day was filled with new adventures. The CELL trip to South Iceland was full of mesmerizing experiences...

Iceland: My First Blog EVER

I had decided to leave Northland College for a semester study-abroad program hosted by the Center for Ecological Living and Learning (CELL). My semester in Iceland was far from a typical education. We stayed at Sólheimar Ecovillage, an ecological town in Southern Iceland that houses a large community of...

Northland College Leading Nation in Sustainability!

When I applied to college in 2015, I only knew that my goal was to become an environmental lawyer. However, I did not know what I wanted to study as an undergrad. I did some research and became interested in the field of sustainability. However, I could not find...