Baruch College Welcomes Former Congressman Bob Inglis to Present:

"Putting Free Enterprise to Work on Energy and Climate"

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NEW YORK, NY- October 30, 2013 - The Robert Zicklin Center for Corporate Integrity at Baruch College will present a public lecture by former U.S. Congressman Bob Inglis, titled “Putting Free Enterprise to Work on Energy and Climate.” Inglis, who is the director of the Energy and Enterprise Initiative (E & EI), will speak about climate change and how free enterprise can help solve the U.S. energy and climate challenges.

Inglis will explain that the E & EI proposed solution is through a true cost comparison between competing fuels and a revenue-neutral tax swap that shifts taxes off of income and capital and onto carbon dioxide. The free enterprise system, he argues, would deliver innovation faster and more efficiently than government mandates, incentives or regulations, and drive economic growth.

 

EVENT DETAILS:

WHAT:  “Putting Free Enterprise to Work on Energy and Climate”

WHEN:  6:15 p.m. - 8 p.m., Thursday, November 7

WHERE: Baruch College, Newman Vertical Campus Building, 55 Lexington Avenue

(enter on 24th or 25th Street)

Complimentary pre-registration is required. Complete the online registration form

or contact Matthew Lepere at 646-312-323 or matthew.lepere@baruch.cuny.edu.


About Baruch College:

Baruch College is a senior college in the City University of New York (CUNY) with a total enrollment of more than 17,000 students, who represent 160 countries and speak more than 100 languages. Ranked among the top 15% of U.S. colleges and the No. 4 public regional university, Baruch College is regularly recognized as among the most ethnically diverse colleges in the country. As a public institution with a tradition of academic excellence, Baruch College offers accessibility and opportunity for students from every corner of New York City and from around the world. For more about Baruch College, go to http://www.baruch.cuny.edu/.

MEDIA CONTACTS:

Manny Romero, (646) 660-6141, manuel.romero@baruch.cuny.edu

Mercedes Sanchez, (646) 660-6112, mercedes.sanchez@baruch.cuny.edu

Celene McDermott, (646) 660-6134, celene.mcdermott@baruch.cuny.edu