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Mark Ortiz

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
United States
Email: marcoso [at] live [period/dot]

Mark Ortiz is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Geography at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. His research explores the histories and impacts of youth climate activism in adult-dominated U.S. and global governance institutions including the U.S. court system and U.N. climate policy process. He is also interested in how young people leverage social media platforms to build generational political publics.

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Mark Ortiz. 2017. “Climate Litigation and Atmospheric Ethics: A Case Study of Juliana v. United States.” Masters Thesis. (August 2017).