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10 evidenced-based priorities to end tropical deforestation: Bard CEP alum Alan Kroeger’s work for TFA 2020

10 evidenced-based priorities to end tropical deforestation: Bard CEP alum Alan Kroeger’s work for TFA 2020

Alan Kroeger, who graduated from Bard CEP in 2014, saw the launch of a major project on halting tropical deforestation at Climate Week in NYC in September.  Out of months […] Posted on 15 November 2017 | 5:00 am

Towards A Pollution-Free Planet: National Climate Seminar with Fatou Ndoye

Towards A Pollution-Free Planet: National Climate Seminar with Fatou Ndoye

Pollution kills over 9 million people every year, and every day billions more live without access to clean water. In less than a month, the world’s leading authority on environmental issues […] Posted on 13 November 2017 | 5:00 am

Bard CEP alum Maxine Segarnick assesses the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s readiness to license safer, more efficient reactors

Bard CEP alum Maxine Segarnick assesses the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s readiness to license safer, more efficient reactors

In a recent article in the American Bar Association’s Nuclear Law Committee Newsletter, 2013 alum Maxine Segarnick argues that, in order for the U.S. to join other nations in the […] Posted on 8 November 2017 | 5:00 am

Bard CEP alum Dalia Najjar appointed youngest Executive Manager in Farouk Systems history

Bard CEP alum Dalia Najjar appointed youngest Executive Manager in Farouk Systems history

Bard CEP’s Dalia Najjar, who graduated in May 2017, has joined Farouk Systems Palestine as its Executive Manager.  Farouk Systems, Inc. is a Houston-based company that manufactures high quality hair […] Posted on 1 November 2017 | 8:20 am

Improving Island Resiliency: Incorporating Microgrids as Puerto Rico Rebuilds

Improving Island Resiliency: Incorporating Microgrids as Puerto Rico Rebuilds

By Keston Mario Finch (CEP16) This might very well be the busiest year ever of the Atlantic hurricane season. With two months left, the Americas shudder at the thought of […] Posted on 27 October 2017 | 12:00 pm

Bard CEP alum Kristen Wilson is instrumental in winning Kingston, NY a $10 million state grant

Bard CEP alum Kristen Wilson is instrumental in winning Kingston, NY a $10 million state grant

Kristen Wilson, who graduated from Bard CEP in 2007, is the City of Kingston, NY’s Grants Manager.  She and a team of city and county officials and community members worked […] Posted on 18 October 2017 | 12:00 pm

A Future Detoxified

A Future Detoxified

The fact sheet below summarizes a just-released IUCN report researched and co-authored by Molly Gilligan (CEP15) and her colleague Laura Sabater. Women’s participation and gender considerations in country representation, planning and reporting […] Posted on 17 October 2017 | 6:00 am

African Conservation Expertise at Bard CEP

Professor Anton Seimon has recently joined Bard CEP’s faculty, teaching the core course in climate science. Seimon has a broad ranging set of research interests— from hurricane chasing to regular […] Posted on 16 October 2017 | 9:25 am

Bard National Climate Seminar: Dr. Michael Neuman on Urban Storm Risk and Sustainability

Bard National Climate Seminar: Dr. Michael Neuman on Urban Storm Risk and Sustainability

By Vanessa Kichline This year’s hurricane season has been one of the worst on record. We’ve already seen two Category 5 hurricanes make landfall in the United States, wreaking havoc […] Posted on 11 October 2017 | 11:36 am

Bard National Climate Seminar: Susan Biniaz on City and State Governments Stepping Up for Climate Action

Bard National Climate Seminar: Susan Biniaz on City and State Governments Stepping Up for Climate Action

By Vanessa Kichline The President’s announcement this June that the United States plans to withdraw from theParis Climate Accord was a disappointment—but not necessarily a surprise—to the international community. The […] Posted on 2 October 2017 | 11:04 am