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Monica Dwight

Monica Dwight Monica Dwight joined FirstCarbon Solutions (FCS) as an Environmental Services Intern in June 2018. At FCS, she contributes to California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) documents, writes blog posts, and produced a white paper on climate adaptation. Passionate about environmental sustainability, she is eager to gain a better understanding of CEQA from her accomplished peers at FCS. She graduated from the University of California, Davis with a double major in Spanish and Political Science- Public Service with an emphasis in environmental policy. During her time in college, she illustrated her dedication to environmental causes as an Environmental Education Instructor for Sprout Up, a Water Program Intern at the Local Government Commission, and Director of the Whole Earth Festival.

Recent Posts

Case Studies for Cycling Culture

Posted by Monica Dwight on Oct 23, 2018 10:00:00 AM


Transportation is a major environmental issue that impacts individuals on a daily basis. Pursuing green alternatives to driving can seem daunting, but normalizing green transportation, specifically biking, can be beneficial not only for individuals, but for the environment as a whole. While bike-friendly infrastructure and policies are pivotal for the success of cycling culture, they are not sufficient to drive the bicycling revolution in the United States.

The Philippines & Pathways to Climate Resiliency

Posted by Monica Dwight on Aug 21, 2018 10:00:00 AM


Global climate change is heavily disrupting many ecosystems across the world. While some countries fail to acknowledge the importance and urgency of the matter, others are working to prioritize climate change adaptation and resiliency in their policy and planning goals. As it is particularly threatened by global climate change due to its status as one of the world’s largest archipelago nations, the Philippines has made great strides to build global climate change resiliency.