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A Vision and Strategy for Sustainability

A Vision and Strategy for Sustainability

It feels like a challenging time to be working on environmental issues here in the United States as a wave of populism and climate change denial seems to be sweeping the […] Posted on 23 April 2017 | 8:47 pm

From Mayor to Graduate Student, Jason West on Leadership in Local Communities

From Mayor to Graduate Student, Jason West on Leadership in Local Communities

Every time I drive down to New York City, the village of New Paltz and the Wallkill River show up on my GPS. Along highway I-87, you can see marvelous […] Posted on 22 April 2017 | 3:46 pm

New M.Ed in Environmental Education Launched at Bard College

Passionate about Environmental Education? The Bard Center for Environmental Policy and The Bard Masters of Arts in Teaching Program announce the launch of a new M.Ed in Environmental Education degree […] Posted on 21 April 2017 | 12:24 pm

Grounds for Change: Building a sustainable business from the grounds up

Grounds for Change: Building a sustainable business from the grounds up

“You could say this nation runs on two dark liquids — petroleum and coffee,” Professor Bob Thompson of Syracuse University once said. We’re constantly reminded of the social and environmental […] Posted on 21 April 2017 | 11:35 am

Go with the Flow: A Long Awaited Plan to Save Lake Ontario

Go with the Flow: A Long Awaited Plan to Save Lake Ontario

Heal 50 years of manmade damage to the largest freshwater body on Earth.  Restore 64,000 acres of wetlands. Add $12 million to the New York State economy annually.  Obtain unprecedented […] Posted on 19 April 2017 | 11:25 am

Daily Show’s Aasif Mandvi Joins Bard CEP to Talk Price on Carbon

Daily Show’s Aasif Mandvi Joins Bard CEP to Talk Price on Carbon

Bard CEP kicked off Earth Month with Daily Show correspondent Aasif Mandvi, former Goldman Sachs Director of Risk Management Dr. Bob Litterman, and other panelists focused on pricing carbon. On Wednesday, April […] Posted on 13 April 2017 | 10:51 am

Jobs Versus the Environment? Video with CEP Director Goodstein

Jobs Versus the Environment? Video with CEP Director Goodstein

Bard CEP Director Eban Goodstein spoke on Climate Change and the Economy: Sorting Fact from Fiction, at Drew University on March 21st. See the talk here. The event was sponsored […] Posted on 12 April 2017 | 3:10 pm

Finding Creative Solutions at NRDC

Finding Creative Solutions at NRDC

Before I began my internship with the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), I had no prior experience with coal research. I owe tremendous thanks to professor Jen Phillips for encouraging […] Posted on 5 April 2017 | 6:44 am

A Time Of Reflection

A Time Of Reflection

By a happy coincidence, the writing of this blog coincided with the start of a new year and the last semester of our graduate program (almost there!!), setting the stage […] Posted on 24 February 2017 | 9:38 am

100%! CEP ’16 Working to Change the Future

We are pleased to report that 100% of the CEP class of 2016 is now employed in the sustainability field or pursuing further graduate study. Here is the list: Kasope […] Posted on 22 February 2017 | 10:17 am