Long Beach,
06
June
2017
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08:26 PM
America/Los_Angeles

President Conoley's Statement on Climate Change

Summary

Long Beach State University President Jane Close Conoley today issued the following statement proclaiming the campus remains ‘all in’ on the effort to join others in the fight against climate change

Long Beach State University President Jane Close Conoley today issued the following statement proclaiming the campus remains ‘all in’ on the effort to lead others in the fight against climate change.

“Long Beach State University remains steadfast in its pledge to lead in the fight against climate change,” said President Jane Close Conoley. "The trajectory we are currently on has us improving climate outcomes by reducing our own global footprint, generating research in related fields of study, and educating a new generation of innovators. Aligning a healthy climate with a robust economy is within reach if we act quickly. We are proud to do our part.”

In 2015 the campus joined 200 other colleges and universities across the United States in signing the American Campuses Act on Climate Pledge that demonstrated support for strong international climate action.

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About Long Beach State University

Long Beach State University is a teaching-intensive, research-driven university committed to providing highly-valued undergraduate and graduate degrees critical for success in the globally-minded 21st century. Annually ranked among the best universities in the West and among the best values in the entire nation, the university’s eight colleges serve more than 37,500 students. Long Beach State University's values and is recognized for rich educational opportunities provided by excellent faculty and staff, exceptional degree programs, diversity of its student body, fiduciary and administrative responsibility and the positive contributions faculty, staff, students and more than 300,000 alumni make on society.