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  • About CEPA

    The Center for Environmental Policy and Administration (CEPA) is an interdisciplinary center at Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs that focuses on environmental issues. It supports research by faculty and students from departments across Maxwell and works to foster broadly interdisciplinary teaching and research that links researchers in the social sciences with those in the natural sciences, engineering, and law. It also has close working relationships with Maxwell’s Center for Policy Research, with the University’s Environmental Finance Center, and with the University’s Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems.

  • CEPA News

    Popp weighs in on Biden's proposed Civilian Climate Corps in AP

    President Joe Biden and congressional Democrats are pushing for a modern counterpart to the New Deal-era Civilian Conservation Corps: a Civilian Climate Corps that would create hundreds of thousands of jobs building trails, restoring streams and helping prevent catastrophic wildfires. David Popp, professor of public administration and international affairs, discusses in the Associated Press article, "Biden, Dems push Civilian Climate Corps in echo of New Deal."


    Jay Golden named inaugural Pontarelli Professor

    Jay Golden has been named the inaugural Pontarelli Professor of Environmental Sustainability and Finance in the Maxwell School’s Department of Public Administration and International Affairs. Golden will teach across undergraduate and graduate degree programs, drawing students interested in diverse careers that intersect with sustainability and finance, including aspiring entrepreneurs, economists and policy makers. Golden also is a faculty research affiliate in the Center for Environmental Policy and Administration, and he has launched the Dynamic Sustainability Lab at the Maxwell School to examine the impacts of new technologies, policies and strategies aimed at meeting sustainability commitments.


    Wilcoxen, CEF team release report on 80×30 clean electricity standard

    Professor Pete Wilcoxen and members of the Clean Energy Futures team released a report titled "An 80x30 Clean Electricity Standard: Carbon, Costs, and Health Benefits." The report analyzes the energy, economic, environmental and health outcomes of an illustrative clean energy standard (CES) design that reaches 80% clean electricity by 2030, and offers important information on the costs and benefits of such a policy.


Center for Environmental Policy and Administration
200 Eggers Hall
Syracuse, NY 13244-1020
Phone: +1.315.443.2252