Consumption Cities

 

CUNY Food and Urban Agriculture Working Group

The CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities (CISC) last fall convened the CUNY Food and Urban Agriculture Working Group (FUAWG), as a core research effort in the Consumption Cities Project area. The FUAWG, including faculty, students, and stakeholders from around the University, and beyond, is preparing to initiate a food...

 

Long Island 2035

Long Island 2035 is a project that aims to create broad consensus for how Long Island should develop over the next generation and works to create an action strategy to achieve this vision. The initiative builds off of three years of related work that has occurred at the local level with many vested stakeholders. Led by...

 
Multi-scaled Environmental and Social Impacts from Meat Demand in the New York Megacity

Multi-scaled Environmental and Social Impacts from Meat Demand in the New York Megacity

    This project attempts to examine trends in meat production, distribution and consumption and the associated environmental and social impacts. We define environmental impacts by scale; local, regional and global. Local impacts include changes to the urban ecosystem biogeochemical cycles (particularly nitrogen,...

 
Consumption Cities

Consumption Cities

Today, more than half of the world’s 6 billion inhabitants live in cities. And this number is only growing. By 2050, 80% of the world’s population will reside in urban centers. This is the first time in history that the majority of people on the planet are living in cities. What does this mean for the future of our...

 
 
 
 

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