Eban Goodstein is director of the Bard MBA in Sustainability in New York City and the Bard Center for Environmental Policy at Bard College in Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. Bard grants masters degrees in environmental policy and climate science and policy.
Goodstein holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Michigan and is the author of several books including "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).
Goodstein serves on the editorial board of Sustainability: The Journal of Record, and is on the steering committee of Economics for Equity and the Environment. He is also a member of the board of directors of the Follett Corporation, and is on the advisory committee for Chevrolet's Clean Energy Initiative.
Goodstein directs two national educational initiatives on global warming: C2C Fellows and The National Climate Seminar. In recent years, he has coordinated climate education events at over 2,500 colleges, universities, high schools and other institutions across the country.