Engaging the Youth Environmental Alliance in Higher Education to Achieve the Sustainable Development Goals

Keywords: climate change science communication remote learning interdisciplinary STEM policy

Author: Sarah Whipple, Shardul Tiwari, Tashiana C. Osborne,Gillian Bowser, Sarah A. Green, Pamela H. Templer, Susie S. Ho
Institution: Colorado State University, Michigan Technological University, University of California-San Diego, Boston University, Monash University
Issue and Volume: SPUR fall 2021, volume 5, no. 1

Description: The authors present a new approach to show how interdisciplinary collaborations among a group of institutions can provide a unique opportunity for students to engage across the science-policy nexus using the framework of the Sustainable Development Goals and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change. Through collaboration across seven higher education institutions in the United States and Australia, virtual student research teams worked together across disciplines.