Past Events


Hydroponics and The City: New Food for a New Age

Creating sustainable local food systems might mean changing how we grow food. Learn how some New Yorkers are growing local food with local resources. Come see The Science Barge–the only fully-functioning demonstration of renewable energy supporting sustainable hydroponic agriculture in NY–and all its green...


Turning the Tide: New York’s Waterfront in Transition

The Turning the Tide: New York’s Waterfront in Transition event series has come to a close.  CISC would like to thank all those who helped make this such an amazing series; the speakers, the hosts, and of course all those great citizens who attended the events. If you missed any of the events, frett not!  You can...


In The Wake of The Half Moon

In recognition of the quadricentennial of Henry Hudson’s 1609 voyage up the Hudson River, an all day conference was held that examined New York City as a landmark case history in environmental sustainability. Thank you to all who attended, supported, and volunteered. Check out images, presentations, and podcasts from...


Governors Island Summer 2009

The CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities was proud to present the 4th annual Governors Island Science, Art Exhibition and Lecture Series: Sustainable Living for Sustainable Cities. The program was seeking to engage the public by approaching sustainability in the city from all lenses, drawing lectures from the public, private...


Greening Manhattan’s Waterfront: A New Perimeter Park for the 21st Century

An evening panel and discussion featuring noted author Phillip Lopate, Urban Planner Ann Buttenwieser, Biologist John Waldman, and Public Policy Scholar Rutherford Platt, dedicated to tracing the history of Manhattan’s 26 mile waterfront and looking ahead to its future potential. An audio recording of this event can...


Other 2009 CISC Events

Movie Mapping Night : 10/29/09 2009 Governors Island Awards Ceremony : 10/07/09 How to Find a Real Job in the Sustainability Industry


2008 CISC Events

Focus the Nation Green Students Meeting Green Students Meeting Melting Ice and Rising Tides The Humane Metropolis Environmental Open-house Meat in the Big Apple    


2006-2007 CISC Events

2007 Love the Environment Day Climate Risk Management Peak Oil and Climate Uncertainty 2006 Nature in the City?    


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