Bard CEP News


Everybody eats. Everybody also accumulates some amount of food waste. Growing up, and well throughout my undergraduate career I thought like this: If you lived in a city, those remnants […] Posted on 19 April 2018 | 5:05 pm


The CEP Team One of the most common reasons any Bard Center for Environmental Policy (CEP) student offers for selecting this program out of the many other environmental or sustainability […] Posted on 15 April 2018 | 2:35 pm


Journalist and author Jeff Goodell opened his discussion with the National Climate Seminar (hear his complete talk here) by apologizing for the call quality. As he explained, the WiFi signal isn’t reliable […] Posted on 23 March 2018 | 12:54 pm


  My internship with New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) at the Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve (the Reserve, or HRNERR), partnered with Americorps and the Student […] Posted on 23 February 2018 | 3:20 pm


As a Westerner, when I ask myself what marginalized remote indigenous communities can do when facing severe water shortages and little in the way of modern technological resources, I am […] Posted on 22 February 2018 | 8:57 am


What do coastal resort towns and mountainous coffee farms have in common with peri-urban Oaxaca? Other than places visited by Bard CEP during our time in Mexico this January, they […] Posted on 22 February 2018 | 8:56 am


In January of 2018, the first-year students at Bard’s Center for Environmental Policy (CEP) travelled to Oaxaca, Mexico to visit and learn from indigenous and local communities. We had an […] Posted on 22 February 2018 | 8:56 am


Ryan Rusiecki Spending time in both remote villages and populated cities, I was given a glimpse into the food systems in Japan. I spent the first few days of my […] Posted on 15 February 2018 | 9:46 am


By Mika Endo Our relationship with Ben and Konomi Campbell and their Sophia Farm Community began when a former student and now alumna went to their farm in Honbetsu, Hokkaidô […] Posted on 15 February 2018 | 9:36 am


  This January, Bard CEP students visited the state of Oaxaca, Mexico to study watershed management and sustainable development. While traveling to the Pacific coast, we met with Omar Gabriel […] Posted on 14 February 2018 | 8:21 pm