ESP Biography

NICK FAMULARO, Yale first-year majoring in environmental studies

Major: Environmental Studies (EVST)

College/Employer: Yale

Year of Graduation: 2022

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Nick is an undergraduate student who is passionate about clean energy, political activism, and the great outdoors. He was born in New York and hails from an enormous Italian family. Nick spent most of his childhood in the coastal city of St. Augustine, Florida. His academic interests include climate science, public health, tropical ecology, and ecosystem conservation. Nick is an advocate for sustainability and spends much of his time educating young people on the issue of climate change. When he isn’t worrying about greenhouse gas emissions, Nick enjoys hanging out with friends, sleeping, and volunteering at the Yale Farm.

Past Classes

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Global Climate Change: 21st Century Science and Solutions in Splash Fall 2018 (Oct. 27, 2018)
The greatest challenge currently facing humanity is a rapidly warming climate. Since the industrial revolution, greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere have dramatically increased, while heat waves, wildfires, and extreme storms are becoming more frequent. Our unsustainable practices are having significant consequences, which will undoubtedly shape the future of life on Earth. In order to prevent the most catastrophic effects of climate change, swift action is necessary through governmental regulation and grassroots organizing. What is the science behind climate change? How will society adapt to this global challenge? Why do people deny climate science? How will we implement effective solutions? What can we, as individuals, do about it? These are just a few of the many questions we will strive to answer. Join us!