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ECONOMICS, CLIMATE CHANGE, AND COMEDY

Wed, 02/25/2015 - 2:36pm
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

THE PROMISE OF CARBON PRICING FOR OREGON: CLEAN ROAD AHEAD?

Yoram Bauman, Ph.D., Sightline Institute

Jenny Liu, Ph.D. and Jeff Renfro, Northwest Economic Research Center

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 7:00-8:30 PM

Horizon Room, Oregon State University Memorial Union

112 Memorial Union Corvallis, OR 

Pricing carbon pollution, either by a tax or through a cap and trade mechanism, is widely recommended by economists as an efficient, pro-growth strategy for reining in the pollution that is causing dangerous and irreversible changes to the atmosphere and the ocean, and threatening our present and future environment and economy. The expert economists speaking at this event will provide engaging and rich information about this important public concern. 

Yoram Bauman, Ph.D., http://standupeconomist.com/, the world’s first and only “stand-up economist,” is affiliated with the Sightline Institute and a leader of the CarbonWA.org revenue-neutral carbon tax campaign in Washington State.

Jenny Liu, Ph.D. is Assistant Director and Jeff Renfro is Senior Scientist at the Northwest Economic Research Center, http://www.pdx.edu/nerc/home. The Center recently completed an authoritative analysis of a carbon tax in Oregon commissioned by Senate Bill 306, on which they will report. 

Light refreshments will be provided. 

Sponsored by: 

NW Friends of Union of Concerned Scientists (https://www.facebook.com/NorthwestFriendsOfUCS)

Oregon State University Office of Student Affairs (http://oregonstate.edu/studentaffairs/)

Oregon State University Student Sustainability Initiative (http://sli.oregonstate.edu/ssi)

Oregon State University Sustainability Office (http://fa.oregonstate.edu/sustainability)

League of Women Voters of Corvallis, Oregon (http://www.lwvor.org/)

Oregon Climate (http://www.oregonclimate.org/)

Citizens’ Climate Lobby, Corvallis Chapter (https://citizensclimatelobby.org/) 

Interview Days

Fri, 02/20/2015 - 6:36am
Thursday, February 19, 2015 8:00 AM - Friday, February 20, 2015 5:00 PM

Bring your best elevator pitch, a few resumes, and look sharp. Many companies have already set up interviews for the day after the fair to see what potential you can bring to their organization. That's what Interview Days is all about. 

    Check out the Career Development Center website to see who will be at the Fair. 

Winter 2015 Engineering Career Fair

Thu, 02/19/2015 - 2:34pm
Thursday, February 19, 2015 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Attend the Engineering Career Fair to meet over 100 employers interested in hiring OSU students and alumni!

Bring your best elevator pitch, a few resumes, and look sharp-many companies have already set up interviews for the day after the fair to see what potential you can bring to their organization. 

 See what companies are attending the Engineering Fair on Beaver Careers here.

Speed Mock Interviews

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 2:35pm
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

One of a kind opportunity to practice interviewing with employers and Career Specialists to receive valuage feedback and prepare you for the real thing. Resumes are recommended for practice interview

Register through Beaver Careers for a confirmed 30 minute appointment. Walk-ins are welcome. First come first serve, as space and time permits. 

FST Career Fair

Tue, 02/17/2015 - 2:35pm
Tuesday, February 17, 2015 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM