Background Image

News & Events


Sustainability Expert to Speak at Clarkson University on Bipartisan Environmental Politics, Oct. 18

Eban Goodstein, director of the Bard Center for Environmental Policy, will share his expertise on environmental politics during his visit to Clarkson University in October.

Eban GoodsteinHis presentation, "Republicans, Democrats and Sustainability: Recovering Bipartisan Environmental Politics," will be held at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18, in the Cora & Bayard Clarkson Science Center Room 162 (#18 on the map at ).

The event is free and open to the public.

Goodstein directs two national educational initiatives on global warming: C2C and The National Climate Seminar. In recent years, he has coordinated climate education events at more than 2,500 colleges, universities, high schools and other institutions across the country.

Goodstein is the author of Economics and the Environment (John Wiley and Sons: 2010), now in its sixth edition; Fighting for Love in the Century of Extinction: How Passion and Politics Can Stop Global Warming (University Press of New England: 2007); and The Trade-off Myth: Fact and Fiction about Jobs and the Environment (Island Press: 1999).

Articles by Goodstein have appeared in other outlets, including The Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Land Economics, Ecological Economics, and Environmental Management. His research has been featured in The New York Times, Scientific American, Time, Chemical and Engineering News, The Economist, USA Today, and The Chronicle of Higher Education.

Goodstein serves on the editorial board of Sustainability: The Journal of Record, and Environment, Workplace and Employment and is on the steering committee of Economics for Equity & the Environment. He also is a member of the board of directors of the Follett Corporation and is on the advisory committee for Chevrolet's Clean Energy Initiative.

The presentation is sponsored by the Frederic C. Menz Endowment and Clarkson's Institute for a Sustainable Environment.

Clarkson University educates the leaders of the global economy. One in five alumni already leads as an owner, CEO, VP or equivalent senior executive of a company. With its main campus located in Potsdam, New York, and additional graduate program and research facilities in the Capital Region and Beacon, N.Y., Clarkson is a nationally recognized research university with signature areas of academic excellence and research directed toward the world's pressing issues. Through more than 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, education, sciences and the health professions, the entire learning-living community spans boundaries across disciplines, nations and cultures to build powers of observation, challenge the status quo and connect discovery and innovation with enterprise.

[A photograph for media use is available at .]

[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Annie Harrison, Director of Media Relations, at 315-268-6764 or]

Calendar View the full calendar >>

Full Calendar RSS Feed