Emma Thomley is an Environmental Studies major and Public Policy minor at Carleton College in Minnesota. Within her degree, she has been exploring the connections between effective environmental policy implementation and environmental justice. She is also interested in studying the potential impacts of climate change by researching mitigation and adaptation strategies. Currently she is evaluating the effects of climate change on global public health, specifically focusing on areas of differing socioeconomic statuses. After graduation, she plans on either pursuing law school and studying environmental law, or continuing her studies in sustainability at the postgraduate level. At Carleton, she spends her spare time running track and field, singing in an acapella jazz choir, and competing on Carleton’s mock trial team.