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The Urban Sustainability Extension Service (USES)

The Urban Sustainability Extension Service (USES)

Our Mission The Urban Sustainability Extension Service (USES) brings Hunter College and community partners together to develop neighborhood-scale sustainability initiatives. The work of USES is a direct reflection of the Institute’s mission to look at cities as part of the solution to global sustainability challenges,...

 
The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF)

The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF)

The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF) aims to empower undergraduate students, and all members of the Hunter community, to actively participate in the effort to advance sustainability on campus. Through a Grant Making Committee with a student majority, TGIF aims to fund innovative projects that reduce Hunter College’s negative...

 
The City Atlas

The City Atlas

City Atlas is a New Yorker’s comprehensive guide to events, ideas and actions that are positively impacting and forming our city’s future. We like to think of ourselves as a bottom-up sustainability plan for New York City that works best with your participation. The Atlas reflects the good work that individuals, organizations,...

 
Climate Change and Cities

Climate Change and Cities

The 20th century saw the average temperature in the New York metropolitan region increase by 2oF, and the Arctic ice cap shrink at a rate that alarms most experts in the field. Scientific models indicate that this warming trend will continue in the 21st century. Even small changes in climate can alter the environmental...

 
The Urban Sustainability Extension Service (USES)

The Urban Sustainability Extension Service (USES)

Our Mission The Urban Sustainability Extension Service (USES) brings Hunter College and community partners together to develop neighborhood-scale sustainability initiatives. The work of USES is a direct reflection of the Institute’s mission to look at cities as part of the solution to global sustainability challenges,...

 
The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF)

The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF)

The Green Initiative Fund (TGIF) aims to empower undergraduate students, and all members of the Hunter community, to actively participate in the effort to advance sustainability on campus. Through a Grant Making Committee with a student majority, TGIF aims to fund innovative projects that reduce Hunter College’s negative...

 
The City Atlas

The City Atlas

City Atlas is a New Yorker’s comprehensive guide to events, ideas and actions that are positively impacting and forming our city’s future. We like to think of ourselves as a bottom-up sustainability plan for New York City that works best with your participation. The Atlas reflects the good work that individuals, organizations,...

 
Climate Change and Cities

Climate Change and Cities

The 20th century saw the average temperature in the New York metropolitan region increase by 2oF, and the Arctic ice cap shrink at a rate that alarms most experts in the field. Scientific models indicate that this warming trend will continue in the 21st century. Even small changes in climate can alter the environmental...

 
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...

 
Cities by the Coast

Cities by the Coast

Even native New Yorkers sometimes need to be reminded that our city really is a city of water. With the Hudson River, Long Island Sound, and the New York Bight bathing our four island boroughs and one peninsular borough, we are an urban archipelago.  All of these highly urbanized waters have a long history of misuse, followed...

 
 
 
 

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