Environmental Policy

PPC Grad Student Rides RAGBRAI for Climate Justice

bamboo bike

University of Iowa Graduate Student Vanessa Fixmer-Oraiz is making the RAGBRAI trek on a unique set of wheels: a bamboo-frame bicycle that she built herself.  Fixmer-Oraiz is a researcher for PPC's Enviromental Policy program, and hopes to raise awareness about the effects of global climate change on communities in the Philippines who depend on bamboo crops for their livelihood.  To read more about her endeavor, click here.