Dear Umbra, I may be asking the wrong person, but I hope you can help out. I am a student at the University of North Carolina and my group, the Student Environmental Action Coalition, is undertaking an ambitious campaign to raise student fees by $4 per semester in order to bring renewable energy to our campus. While $4 doesn't sound like a lot, in the end it would amount to nearly $300,000 per year, which we hope to increase by corporate matching-grant programs. This, then, is a two-part question. First, can you think of any creative ways to convince the …
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Umbra Fisk is Grist Research Associate II, Hardcover and Periodicals Unit, floors 2B-4B.