The Center for Environmental Policy aims to improve the nation's ability to address environmental challenges through effective governance.
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The range of issues associated with environmental protection will pose formidable challenges in the years to come. Air quality, water security, chemical use and disposal, biotechnology, energy consumption, losses in habitat and bio-diversity, energy security, and climate change are only some of the many issues American society will confront.
CEP In the Media
Dan Fiorino, director of the Center for Environmental Policy, told Examiner that President Obama’s nomination of Gina McCarthy to head the EPA illustrates the president’s drive “to take serious action on climate change.”
On April 24, 2014, Nse Obot Witherspoon, Executive Director of the Children’s Environmental Health Network and Daniel C. Esty received the William K. Reilly Awards for Environmental Leadership.
On June 27, the Center for Environmental Policy hosted an Expert Workshop on Water Technologies as part its role in the Partnership on Technology Innovation and the Environment.
The Center for Environmental Policy (CEP) is pleased to accept internship applications for students in the School of Public Affairs’ MPP and MPA programs for a fall 2014 internship placement.
Robert Durant, a faculty associate of the Center, has written extensively on environmental policy, including Environmental Governance Reconsidered: Challenges, Choices, and Opportunities; and The Greening of the U.S. Military: Environmental Policy, National Security, and Organizational Change.