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Antioch University New England and U.S. EPA Team Up to Mobilize Resilient Communities

October 8, 2013

Antioch University New England and U.S. EPA will co-host the Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference, May 19-21, 2014.

Keene, New Hampshire (PRWEB) October 08, 2013

Antioch University New England and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will host the Local Solutions: Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference on May 19-21, 2014, in Manchester, New Hampshire.

The conference will focus on local solutions that communities can employ to prepare for the present and changing climate, including extreme weather events such as Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Sandy.

All public and private stakeholders are invited to join us at the Northeast Climate Change Preparedness Conference to learn how to better prepare and adapt to current and future climate change impacts and ensure the success and resilience of our communities.

The conference will be held at the Center of New Hampshire in Manchester, New Hampshire. Find more information at Local Solutions or contact Christa Daniels, AICP cdaniels1(at)antioch(dot)edu.

About the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is a federal agency dedicated to the protection of human health and the environment.

About AUNE’s Department of Environmental Studies

AUNE’s Department of Environmental Studies (ES), the oldest graduate program in environmental studies in the country, is celebrating its fortieth year. The department delivers visionary, progressive and interdisciplinary programs that are helping students solve some of today's most complex environmental challenges. It offers a master’s of science degree in environmental studies with concentrations in conservation biology, advocacy for social justice and sustainability, science teacher certification, sustainable development and climate change, and self-designed studies. It also offers a master of science degree in resource and conservation management and a PhD in environmental studies.

Whole Terrain, AUNE’s journal of reflective practice, which is housed in the ES Department, is celebrating its twentieth anniversary this year.

About Antioch University New England (AUNE)

Antioch University New England offers highly respected doctoral, master’s, and certificate programs in education, environmental studies, management and psychology. Located in Keene, New Hampshire, this unique institution serves approximately one thousand students each year. Our graduates have gone on to be leaders of positive change, working toward a more just and sustainable society. Founded in 1964, Antioch University New England is the oldest of Antioch University’s graduate campuses.

About Antioch University

Inspired by the work of pioneering educator Horace Mann, Antioch University, a private, non-profit, 501(c) 3 institution, provides learner-centered education to empower students with the knowledge and skills to lead meaningful lives and to advance social, economic, and environmental justice. With campuses in Keene, New Hampshire, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Seattle, and Yellow Springs, Ohio, Antioch University is a bold and enduring source of innovation in higher education. The University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association.

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