Yale BlueGreen “The Case for Sustainability”

Tara C. Trapani

On Tuesday May 14 at 4pm EST, Yale BlueGreen is hosting a conversation with Mary Evelyn Tucker and Leigh Raymond. They'll be talking about some of the ways we can frame the argument for making the transition to sustainable policies. This event is part of their “Case for Sustainability” series. 

Yale BlueGreen is the alumni environmental organization at Yale.
From the BlueGreen website:
Yale Blue Green (YBG) is the shared interest group for Yale University alumni who are engaged in environmental and sustainability topics and issues. We connect Yale alumni, students, faculty, staff and affiliates.
Our mission is to serve as an alumni hub for thought leadership, collaborative action, lifelong learning and inspiration on initiatives promoting environmental sustainability, and to liaise with the University in its sustainability efforts.

Leigh Raymond (Yale Class of ’88) is Gund Chair in the Liberal Arts in the Department of Political Science at the University of Vermont.  He received a Ph.D. in Environmental Science, Policy, and Management from U.C. Berkeley, and a B.A. in Philosophy from Yale University.  His research focuses on equity and justice conflicts in environmental politics, with a focus on market-based policies and policies for behavior change. 

The event will be moderated by Chip Spear (Yale Class of ’74), the board co-chair of Yale Blue Green.  He is founder of Earth+30, initially focusing on podcasts with people who are creating a healthy, sustainable, human friendly world. Chip started several community organizations and served on the Community Board Parks Commission while making art in Williamsburg, Brooklyn for many years. After moving to CT, he founded Bethany Citizens for Planned Development and served on the Board of Assessment Appeals and the Board of Finance.

Find out more about the event and register here.