WEDU Special on Climate Change in Florida features New College Student and Alumnus

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Airing November 10, 2022, at 8:00 pm, WEDU PBS broadcast a new Public Square episode on climate change. The program explores how society can fight the impacts of climate change in West Central Florida.

5th Year Physics and Environmental Studies student Antonia Ginsberg-Klemmt is the Founder and President of Solar on Wheels: GismoPower, a mobile solar charging carport. The invention began as an Independent Study Project (ISP) at New College, and has since won impressive awards in the US Department of Energy’s  American-Made Solar Prize Contest.

Since graduating in 2017, Orion Morton founded Florida Rewilding Collective, LLC, an environmental consulting organization focused on connecting fragmented landscapes to the greater ecosystem. While at New College, Morton was instrumental in the creation of the campus Food Forest. 

Watch the full program Public Square: Climate Change