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Why study for a future,
which may not be there?

By Mathis Wackernagel, Ph.D., Co-founder and president, Global Footprint Network Greta Thunberg stunned the COP Climate Conference in Poland in December 2018 with her clarity and honesty. Just 15 years old, she told the UN—”You say you love your children above all else, and yet, you’re stealing their future in front of their very eyes.”... View Full Blog

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