They trail into class from all campus corners, a group as varied as the issues they are studying.

Dropping backpacks at their feet, 10 students settle around a table ready for work. They are business students, historians, artists, biologists, musicians. “Technically he’s contributing to greenhouse gas emissions because of all the carbon dioxide he expends when he plays his trumpet,” someone jokes, gesturing toward a classmate. Others nod and smile.

Though diverse, they share a common passion – the environment.



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