It's About Power: Professor Gidon Eshel Discusses Hudson Valley Power Line Proposals
Who wants it? Who needs it? And at what cost?
Saturday, November 1, 2014
Anyone who wants to protect the beauty, economic health and well-being of the Hudson valley should attend this talk, led by Bard College Professor of Environmental Science and Physics, Gidon Eshel. This will serve as a public, county-wide meeting to share vital new information on the power line proposals.
Campus Center, Multipurpose Room Sponsored by: Bard Center for Environmental Policy; Environmental and Urban Studies Program.
National Climate Seminar: Policy and Drought in CA
Kate Poole, Senior Attorney and Litigation Director, Water Program National Resources Defense Council
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
Kate Poole is a Senior Attorney* with NRDC’s Water and Wildlife team and litigation director of the Water Program. She served as lead counsel for NRDC in NRDC v. Kempthorne and PCFFA v. Gutierrez, which reformed the operations of the Central Valley Project and State Water Project to reduce their impacts on threatened and endangered fish. Ms. Poole also directs other litigation efforts for NRDC's Water Program, including efforts to restore the San Joaquin River and ensure that long-term contracts for the diversion and use of California's rivers comply with environmental and natural resource protection laws. Before coming to NRDC, Ms. Poole was a partner with the law firm of Adams Broadwell Joseph & Cardozo, and was of counsel at the Seattle office of Earthjustice Legal Defense Fund. Ms. Poole graduated from the University of Michigan with a magna cum laude Bachelor's degree in economics. She received a cum laude Juris Doctor from the University of Michigan Law School. *Admitted in California
National Climate Seminar: "Years of Living Dangerously: Potential Social Impact"
Mike Goodman, Professor of Environment and Development/Human Geography, University of Reading, UK
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
Author of Celebritus Politicus: Neo-liberal Sustainabilities and the Terrains of Care. In: Fridell, G. and Konings, M. (eds.) Age of Icons: Exploring Philanthrocapitalism in the Contemporary World. Published by Toronto Press, Toronto.