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Forbes.com Features Op-Ed by UH Energy Ambassador

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Natalie Thayer

Forbes.com recently featured a blog post written by chemical engineering undergraduate student and University of Houston Energy Ambassador Nairah Hashmi.

In her blog post, titled “Stepping Up to Step Down Climate Change,” Hashmi reflects on “climate change [as] a matter of personal consumption” and explores ways individuals can take small, responsible steps to reduce their own carbon footprint.

The University of Houston’s Energy Ambassador program is part of the UH Energy initiative. UH Energy is an interdisciplinary platform that integrates University-wide efforts related to energy and sustainability. Energy Ambassadors are selected and appointed by UH Energy to work together to promote, plan, organize and run upcoming events.

The blog post was originally published on the UH Energy Fellows blog.

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