Marlie Klass

Marlie Klass

Summer Associate– 2019

Name: Marli Telaulked Klass

School: Lewis & Clark Law School

Hometown: Ollei, Palau

What brought you to Crag?: My internal desire to practice environmental law and to fulfill my life’s mission of helping the world where I can, always for the better.

What are your environmental/legal interests?: Climate change mitigation, renewable energy implementation, sustainable eco-friendly infrastructures, and natural resource conservation.

What will your work focus on while at Crag?: Fighting fossil fuel infrastructure and advocating for better, stronger, and effective climate change policies.

Favorite place to recreate or be in nature: Scuba diving at Blue Corner, Palau.

Favorite book: Educated by Tara Westover

Favorite quotes: “We got dreams and we got the right to chase’em” ~ Jermaine Lamar Cole “no backwater bullying of businesses with broken morals- no blindfolded bureaucracies are gonna push this mother ocean over the edge, no one’s drowning baby, no one’s moving, no one’s losing their homeland, no one’s gonna become a climate change refugee… no one else…”  ~ Kathy Jetñil Kijiner