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2012

Wednesday, December 5, 2012
National Climate Seminar: Eleanor Sterling
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Join us at noon via conference call for the National Climate Seminar with Eleanor Sterling, Director of the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation at the American Museum of Natural History, talking about the impacts of climate change on biodiversity.

Call-in number:             1-712-432-3100      ; Conference Code: 253385
Sponsored by: Bard Center for Environmental Policy
Contact: Eban Goodstein  ebangood@bard.edu
Download: NCSfall12.pdf
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
National Climate Seminar: Kim Knowlton
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Join us at noon via conference call for the National Climate Seminar with Kim Knowlton, Senior Scientist with NRDC's Health & Environment Program, talking about why climate change is a matter of health.

Call-in number:             1-712-432-3100      ; Conference Code: 253385
Sponsored by: Bard Center for Environmental Policy
Contact: Eban Goodstein  ebangood@bard.edu
Download: NCSfall12.pdf
Wednesday, November 7, 2012
National Climate Seminar: Dallas Burtraw
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
 Join us at noon via conference call for the National Climate Seminar with Dallas Burtraw, Darius Gaskins Senior Fellow, Resources for the Future, talking about the next steps for the Clean Air Act.

Call-in number:             1-712-432-3100      ; Conference Code: 253385
Sponsored by: Bard Center for Environmental Policy
Contact: Eban Goodstein  ebangood@bard.edu
Download: NCSfall12.pdf
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
National Climate Seminar: May Boeve
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
 Join us at noon via conference call for the National Climate Seminar with May Boeve, Director for Partnerships & Policy / Co-Founder, 350.org, talking about social movements and politics.

Call-in number:             1-712-432-3100      ; Conference Code: 253385
Sponsored by: Bard Center for Environmental Policy
Contact: Eban Goodstein  ebangood@bard.edu
Download: NCSfall12.pdf
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
National Climate Seminar: KC Golden
12:00 pm
Join us at noon via conference call for the National Climate Seminar with KC Golden, Policy Director at Climate Solutions talking about coal exports and the first rule for winning the climate game: “Don’t lose.”

Call-in number: 1-712-432-3100; Conference Code: 253385

Sponsored by: Bard Center for Environmental Policy
Contact: Eban Goodstein, Director Bard CEP  ebangood@bard.edu
Download: NCSfall12.pdf
  Wednesday, May 2, 2012
National Climate Seminar: Jihan Gearon, Black Mesa Coalition
Carbon Supply Chain: Black Mesa and Beyond
Conference Call  12:00 pm
Join the National Climate Seminar by dialing in at 12:00pm eastern on the scheduled day. Call-in number: 1-712-432-3100; Conference Code: 253385. On the web: bard.edu/cep/ncs

About the Speaker

Jihan Gearon is Diné (Navajo) and African American. Jihan grew up in Fort Defiance, located on the eastern part of the Navajo reservation in Arizona. She is a graduate of Stanford University with a Bachelors of Science in Earth Systems and a focus in Energy Science and Technology. In her current role as Executive Director of the Black Mesa Water Coalition (BMWC), Jihan leads her staff and network in building a just transition away from the fossil fuel based economy of the Navajo Nation and towards a green economy that uplifts the traditional economy and honors the culture of the Navajo people. Jihan is an active organizer, speaker, and writer on Indigenous Peoples rights, and environmental, energy and climate justice. Her experience and expertise includes work on Indigenous Peoples rights, environmental justice, climate justice, and the impacts of energy development, climate change, and related policies on Indigenous Peoples and people of color. Jihan is based out of Flagstaff, Arizona.
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Sponsored by: Bard Center for Environmental Policy
Contact: meyers@bard.edu
Download: NCS spring12.pdf
  Wednesday, April 18, 2012
National Climate Seminar: Cynthia Rosenzweig, Climate Impacts Group, NASA
Climate and Food Supply
Conference Call  12:00 pm
Join the National Climate Seminar by dialing in at 12:00pm eastern on the scheduled day. Call-in number: 1-712-432-3100; Conference Code: 253385. On the web: bard.edu/cep/ncs

About the Speaker
Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig is a Senior Research Scientist at the Goddard Institute for Space Studies at Columbia University. She co-led the Metropolitan East Coast Regional Assessment of the U.S. National Assessment of the Potential Consequences of Climate Variability and Change, sponsored by the U.S. Global Change Research Program, and was the lead scientist on the New York City Department of Environmental Protection Climate Change Task Force. For the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Fourth Assessment Report, she was a Coordinating Lead Author on the Assessment of Observed Changes and Responses in Natural and Managed Systems. She is a recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship and is a Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science. She leads the Climate Impacts Group at the Goddard Institute of Space Studies, whose mission is to investigate the interactions of climate (both variability and change) on systems and sectors important to human well-being. Dr. Rosenzweig is currently the Co-Chair of the New York City Panel on Climate Change.Dr. Rosenzweig received her Ph.D. in Plant, Soil, and Environmental Sciences from the University of Massachusetts in 1991. She earned an M.S. in Soils and Crops from Rutgers University and a BA in Agricultural Sciences from Cook College. She has authored or co-authored over 80 peer-reviewed scientific articles and authored or edited eight books.
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Sponsored by: Bard Center for Environmental Policy
Contact: meyers@bard.edu
Download: NCS spring12.pdf
  Wednesday, March 21, 2012
National Climate Seminar: Auden Schendler, Aspen Skiing Co.
Getting Green Done: Front Line Sustainability Work
Conference Call  12:00 pm
Join the National Climate Seminar by dialing in at 12:00pm eastern on the scheduled day. Call-in number: 1-712-432-3100; Conference Code: 253385. On the web: bard.edu/cep/ncs

About the Speaker
Auden Schendler is Vice President of Sustainability at Aspen Skiing Company. He worked previously in corporate sustainability at Rocky Mountain Institute. Auden has been a trailer insulator, burger flipper, ambulance medic, Outward Bound instructor, high school math and English teacher, freelance writer, and Forest Service goose nest island builder. An avid outdoorsman, Auden has climbed Denali, North America's highest peak, and kayaked the Grand Canyon in winter. His writing has been published in Harvard Business Review, the L.A. Times, Slate, Scientific American Earth 3.0,  and Salon.com and other media, and his work has been covered in Outside, Fast Company, Travel and Leisure and Businessweek. In 2006, Auden was named a global warming innovator by Time magazine. He has also been named a Wirth Chair "Pioneer of the New Energy Economy" by the University of Colorado, a "Climate Saver" by the EPA, and an E-chievement award winner by the radio show E-town. Auden has testified to congress on the impacts of climate change and speaks widely on sustainability. His book Getting Green Done: Hard Truths from the Front Lines of the Sustainability Revolution was called "an antidote to greenwash" by NASA's James Hansen. He lives in Basalt, Colorado with his wife Ellen and their children Willa and Elias.
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Sponsored by: Bard Center for Environmental Policy
Contact: meyers@bard.edu
Download: NCS spring12.pdf
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
National Climate Seminar: Billy Parish, Solar Mosaic
Careers: Finding Meaning, Money and Community
Conference Call  12:00 pm
Join the National Climate Seminar by dialing in at 12:00pm eastern on the scheduled day.
Call-in number: 1-712-432-3100; Conference Code: 253385.


On the web: bard.edu/cep/ncs

About the Speaker
Billy co-founded and grew the Energy Action Coalition into the largest youth organization in the world focused on clean energy and climate solutions. Elected in 2007 as the youngest U.S. Ashoka Fellow, Billy has launched dozens of youth, climate and green jobs initiatives.
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Sponsored by: Bard Center for Environmental Policy
Contact: meyers@bard.edu
Download: NCS spring12.pdf
  Wednesday, February 15, 2012
National Climate Seminar: Anthony Leiserowitz, Yale
Six Americas: Communication on Climate
Conference Call  12:00 pm
Join the National Climate Seminar by dialing in at 12:00pm eastern on the scheduled day.
Call-in number: 1-712-432-3100; Conference Code: 253385.

http://www.bard.edu/cep/ncs/

About This Speaker:

Anthony Leiserowitz is an expert on American and international public opinion on global warming, including public perception of climate change risks, support and opposition for climate policies, and willingness to make individual behavioral change. His research investigates the psychological, cultural, political, and geographic factors that drive public environmental perception and behavior. He has conducted survey, experimental, and field research at scales ranging from the global to the local, including international studies, the United States, individual states (Alaska and Florida), municipalities (New York City), and with the Inupiaq Eskimo of Northwest Alaska. He also recently conducted the first empirical assessment of worldwide public values, attitudes, and behaviors regarding global sustainability, including environmental protection, economic growth, and human development. He has served as a consultant to the John F. Kennedy School of Government (Harvard University), the United Nations Development Program, the Gallup World Poll, the Global Roundtable on Climate Change at the Earth Institute (Columbia University), and the World Economic Forum.  More About This Speaker



Sponsored by: Bard Center for Environmental Policy
Contact: meyers@bard.edu
Download: NCS spring12.pdf
  Wednesday, February 1, 2012
National Climate Seminar: Jon Shenk, Actual Films
The Island President: Climate Story-telling
Conference Call  12:00 pm
Join the National Climate Seminar by dialing in at 12:00pm eastern on the scheduled day.
Call-in number: 1-712-432-3100; Conference Code: 253385.

http://www.bard.edu/cep/ncs/

About the Speaker:

Jon Shenk is a documentary filmmaker, cinematographer, and founder of Actual Films. He was the Director of Photography for the Academy Award-winning Smile Pinki (2009). He was awarded an Emmy for Blame Somebody Else (2007), a feature story about human trafficking, he wrote, produced and photographed for the PBS series, Exposé. Shenk directed and photographed the Emmy-nominated Lost Boys of Sudan (2004), a feature documentary that follows two young refugees of Sudan’s civil war through their first year in America. Lost Boys of Sudan was released theatrically, received the Independent Spirit Award, and aired on PBS/POV. He co-directed and photographed Democracy Afghan Style (2004, 80 minutes), a PBS/ITVS/Arte film about the post-war constitutional process in Afghanistan. In 2005, he directed and photographed segments for The New Heroes (PBS). He directed and photographed The Beginning (1999), an observational chronicle of George Lucas’s complex creative process during the making of Star Wars: Episode I that some reviewers consider to be “the best DVD behind-the-scenes documentary ever made.” Shenk has produced and photographed dozens of documentaries for PBS, the BBC, A&E, Bravo, CBS, NBC, and National Geographic. He has been nominated twice for Emmys for his cinematography.

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Sponsored by: Bard Center for Environmental Policy
Contact: meyers@bard.edu