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On today’s episode, we talk with Anita Raman, Research and Policy Development Associate at the Cornell Climate Jobs Institute about Climate Careers, Riding Cross Country, and Mindfulness. Read her full bio below.
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4:01 Nic & Laura discuss applying to senior positions
11:46 Interview with Anita Raman starts
13:29 Climate Careers
34:10 Field Notes- Riding across Country
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Anita Raman is a Research & Policy Development Associate at Cornell University’s ILR School Climate Jobs Institute.
Raman studies the labor implications of climate change, advancing knowledge and policies that help unions engage in public climate debates and advocate for a just worker transition. Raman’s cutting-edge research advances climate jobs campaigns and supports eight states’ high-road climate labor policy development. Raman is a 2022 Public Voices Fellow on the Climate Crisis with the OpEd Project in partnership with Yale University, and her op-eds on climate jobs have been published in CrainsNY, The Buffalo News, Newsday, the NY Daily News, and more.
Before joining Cornell ILR, Raman implemented climate adaptation projects in the Global South at UNDP and published reports analyzing national climate plans and global agreements at the U.N. Secretariat. Raman also managed data and reporting for a NYS program that helped low-and-middle-income families migrate away from climate coastline hazards after Hurricane Sandy.
Raman received her M.A. in Climate and Society from Columbia University and her B.S. in Environmental Science from the University of California, Los Angeles.
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