Catholics and Climate
in the news




April 22, 2015

Notre Dame students representing the group Fossil Free ND gather in protest of the University's investment in Fossil Fuel corporations. See blog post for details.

December, 2014


Notre Dame Divestment campaign, We Are 9, prepares to meet with University Presiedent.

June, 2014


University of Dayton Divests! Check blog post for full details and link to the article released in Dayton News online. 

December, 2014


Pope Francis urges leaders to take action at Lima Climate talks. Full story in blog. 

Katie Otterbeck


Psychology Major and Sustainability minor. Co-founder of the We Are 9 movement for Divestment from fossil fuels at Notre Dame. Director of campaigns for GreeND. Conducted biological research and studied conservation ecology in Monteverde, Costa Rica over the summer of 2014. Other notable experiences include an internship with the Director of Big Cypress National Preserve and an internship as a sustainability initiative coordinator for a pharmaceutical company. Pursuing environmental advocacy post-graduation, joining Impact as a campaign organizer for Environment America based in Denver, CO.   


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