How To Get A Job Saving the Planet - BROWN BAG (Noon)

Eban Goodstein (FRIDAY)
Director, Graduate Programs in Sustainability, Bard College


Friday, October 25, 2019 - 12:00pm


How to Get A Job Saving the Planet: Sustainability Leadership Careers in Business, NGO’s and Government

Bring your lunch and join Dr. Eban Goodstein for a discussion on how to leadership careers and career paths in business, NGO's and government. 


This presentation is co-sponsored by: WWU Office of Sustainability, WWU Institute for Energy Studies, WWU Salish Sea Institute, and Huxley College of the Environment


Eban will also be presenting a talk on 'How To Solve Climate Change by 2030' on Thursday, Oct. 24th at 4:30 (as part of the Huxley Speaker Series)



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Eban Goodstein directs Graduate Programs in Sustainability at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY. Degree options include (1) the low-residency MBA in Sustainability based in NYC; (2) M.S. Degrees in Environmental Policy and in Climate Science and Policy; and (3) an M.Ed. in Environmental Education.

Professor Goodstein holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Michigan, and a B.A. in Geology from Williams College. Goodstein is the author of three books: Economics and the Environment, (John Wiley and Sons: 2017) now in its eighth 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 among other outlets, The Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Land Economics, Ecological Economics, and Environmental Management. His research has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, Scientific American, Time, The Economist, USA Today, and The Chronicle of Higher Education, and he has testified in Congress on the employment impacts of environmental regulation. He serves on the editorial board of Sustainability: The Journal of Record.

In recent years, Goodstein coordinated a series of national educational events around climate change, engaging over 2,500 colleges, universities, and K-12 schools in solutions-based dialog. At Bard he also directs C2C Fellows, a network of undergraduates and recent graduates who aspire to sustainability leadership in business, NGOs and government. 


Eban will also be presenting a talk on 'How To Solve Climate Change by 2030' on Thursday, Oct. 24th at 4:30 (as part of the Huxley Speaker Series)

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The Huxley Speaker Series is hosted by Huxley College of the Environment at Western Washington University.

The Series is free and open to the public.

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Presentations are held each Thursday at 4:30 pm in the Academic Center West (AW-204) on the WWU campus in Bellingham, WA.


Complimentary parking for the Huxley Speaker Series is available in Parking Lot 12A after 4:00 on Thursdays during Winter quarter.


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