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Bard Center for Environmental Policy Presents

Wednesday, March 23, 2016
National Climate Seminar: Environmental Justice and US Climate Policy
Albee B102
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Sarah Jackson, Senior Associate, Avi Allison, Associate, Synapse Energy

On March 23rd, we spoke with Sarah Jackson, Senior Associate, and Avi Allison, Associate, Synapse Energy

Synapse Energy Economics is a research and consulting firm specializing in energy, economic, and environmental topics. Since its inception in 1996, Synapse has grown to become a leader in providing rigorous analysis of the electric power sector for public interest and governmental clients. 

"With Sarah's 10 years of experience at EarthJustice and currently with Synapse, and Avi's research and consulting background in the energy sector both are ideal policy experts poised to give our audience an in depth assessment of environmental justice implications within the Clean Power Plan. We look forward to hearing their perspective." Eban Goodstein, Director of the Bard Center for Environmental Policy

Watch the archived webinar here.


Bard Center for Environmental Policy hosts National Climate Seminar, a webinar series, at 12pm EST. This year the series focuses on The Power Dialog featuring Bard CEP staff, faculty and students interviewing preeminent policy and science educators from leading universities and advocacy organizations regarding the recent hurdles facing the President's Clean Power Plan. Listeners can watch live or listen to past podcasts here. Past speakers have included thought leaders from, Sierra Club, National Renewable Energy Laboratory, and many more. 
The Bard Graduate Programs in Sustainability offer masters programs in Environmental Policy, Climate Science and Policy, and Sustainable Business. The Bard Center for Environmental Policy's career-focused, science based, interdisciplinary masters of science programs are located in New York’s beautiful Hudson Valley.  The rigorous first year coursework, followed by a required 4-6 month immersive internship, culminates with a Master’s Capstone Project and a 93% job placement rate within 6 months of graduation. Graduates are currently pursuing careers in many fields such as: alternative energy, international Development, advocacy/lobbying, conservation, research, and strategic consulting. For more 

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Time: 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Location: Albee B102