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Date: August 1, 2012

Fall 2012: National Climate Seminar from Bard College

Join Bard College every other Wednesday for the National Climate Seminar and listen in real time to experts discuss the latest science, politics, and economics of climate change. Assign these calls to your students, listen online after the call, or download the podcast! A question and answer session follows each presentation, so please send your questions prior to each call to climate@bard.edu. All calls are also available as podcasts on our website.
Simply call 1-712-432-3100 (code: 253385) at 12:00pm eastern on the scheduled day. You can also visit our website for more information on our speakers and to listen to past seminars.

The Fall 2012 schedule is as follows:

September 5: Rio, Déjà Vu?
Hunter Lovins, President and Founder, Natural Capitalism Solutions

September 19: Climate and the Election
Bernie Sanders (Invited), U.S. Senator for Vermont

October 3: Coal Exports and Winning the Climate Game: Don’t Lose
KC Golden, Policy Director, Climate Solutions

October 17: Social Movements and Politics
May Boeve, Director for Partnerships and Policy/Co-founder, 350.org

November 7: The Clean Air Act, Next Steps
Dallas Burtraw, Darius Gaskins Senior Fellow, Resources for the Future

November 21: Climate Change: A Matter of Health
Kim Knowlton, Senior Scientist, Health and Environmental Programing, NRDC

December 5: Climate Change and Impacts on Biodiversity
Eleanor Sterling, Director, Center for Biodiversity and Conservation, AMNH

 

Aug 02: 5th Annual New Entry Open Farms Tour

You are invited to join New Entry for an insider’s tour of our beginning farmer incubator training sites. Join New Entry farmers and staff for an informative and fun-filled 5th Annual Open Farms Tour on Thursday, August 2nd, beginning at 4:45 PM, at the Ogonowski Memorial Fields, located at 126 Jones Avenue, Dracut, MA.  Fun for the whole family!

 

Speak with project farmers and staff to learn about our beginning farmer training programs, our farmland preservation efforts, and farm employment resources. Discover what motivates New Entry farmers and learn steps that New Entry farmers take to mitigate risks on their farms. Explore where your food comes from! Meet and network with other project supporters who believe in New Entry’s mission. Taste delicious appetizers made with locally-grown produce from the farms.

 

This event is free and open to all New Entry friends and supporters, and registration is required.  Donations are always welcome to support and expand our work.   Click on the link below for registration and directions.  See you at the farm!

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