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A founding member of the New Roots Board of Trustees, Peter Bardaglio is executive director of the Ithaca 2030 District and founder and coordinator of the Tompkins County Climate Protection Initiative, a multi-sector effort in the Ithaca, NY area to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. Co-author of Boldly Sustainable: Hope and Opportunity for Higher Education in the Age of Climate Change (2009), he previously served as a senior advisor and senior fellow at Second Nature, a nonprofit based in Boston that promotes sustainability in higher education.