About Liore Milgrom-Elcott
Liore Milgrom-Elcott is the Project Manager for COEJL. Liore’s environmental passions took root and grew as she spent summers camping in the backcountry of America's National Parks. She received a Masters of Professional Studies from Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences in Environmental and Developmental Economics, focusing on how monetary factors will and do play a role in environmental decisions. Prior to that, she received a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Natural Resources from Cornell with a concentration in Environmental Science. There, she focused specifically on the scientific and social aspects of the environment and pollution. During her time as an undergraduate, she sat on the Hillel programming board and founded Teva, the campus Jewish environmental group. After graduating, she spent five months representing the American Jewish World Service in rural education and its tsunami relief work in Kanchipuram, India, a conglomerate of fifty-plus individual villages. She has also worked in the Dominican Republic and Mexico on environmental and social justice projects. Most recently she was a Community Liaison for Assemblywoman Amy Paulin (D-Scarsdale) in her campaign and Assembly offices with a specific focus on environmental issues and advocacy.
She also contributes to the COEJL blog To Till and To Tend: www.coejlblog.blog.com
During a time when global environmental catastrophes loom large, clear, and real, it's natural to question the impact of our individual actions. Considering that China is opening a new coal-based power plant every week, does my switching to an energy … Read More