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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

 

C2C: Position with C2C Sustainability Leadership Training Initiative (Annandale-on-Hudson, NY)

Bard College’s Center for Environmental Policy seeks applicants for a full time position as Workshop Facilitator for the C2C Fellows Project, which provides weekend training opportunities for undergraduates and recent graduates who aspire to sustainability leadership in business and politics. The Workshop Facilitator, working with the Project Director and Bard CEP graduate students, will organize, recruit for, and help lead C2C Fellows workshops around the country. Additional duties include oversight of the project webpage, management of communications and social media, and support for fund-raising.

 The successful applicant will have a Bachelor’s Degree with experience in event organizing, preferably in green business or politics. Excellent public speaking skills and experience facilitating group discussions are particularly desired. The position is for one year and may be renewable, depending on funding.

Applications will be reviewed as they are received until the position is filled. Please send a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names of at least three references by email only to hr12050@bard.edu. Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from individuals who contribute to its diversity.

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