Bard CEP to Host Live Webinar on Jobs and the Economic Impact of the EPA's Clean Power Plan

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Bard CEP to Host Live Webinar on Jobs and the Economic Impact of the EPA's Clean Power Plan

Bard CEP's National Climate Webinar Hosts Alex Barron, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Policy, Smith College
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Tuesday, March 8, 2016 - 2:15pm

ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y., March 8th, 2016 /3BL Media/- On March 9th, the Bard Center for Environmental Policy will be speaking with Alex Barron, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Policy at Smith College about jobs and the economic impact of the EPA's Clean Power Plan.(CPP) From 2011-2015, Alex worked in the Office of Policy at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) where he advised senior EPA leadership and worked on a wide range of environmental regulations, including standards to reduce carbon pollution (including the Clean Power Plan), cross-state air pollution, and mercury and other toxics. 

"We at CEP look forward to the unique insight Alex's experience working on the Clean Power Plan at the EPA will give us on the economic impacts of CPP policy at both the micro and macro levels." Eban Goodstein, Director of Bard CEP.

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Audio only dial in: 408.740.7256 code: 771995443


Bard Center for Environmental Policy hosts the 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 information: 

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