• Feeding the Apple: New York’s Future Food Supply “Feeding the Apple: New York’s Future Food Supply” Wednesday, April 18 at 6:30 pm at the Museum of the City of New York (1220 Fifth Avenue) The Museum of the City of New York (MCNY), as part of its ongoing program New York’s Future in a Changing Climate, will present a panel discussion on the future of ...
  • Reimagining the Good Life: Sustainability Ethics in Theory and Practice Reimagining the Good Life: Sustainability Ethics in Theory and Practice Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Breakfast 8:30 AM Keynote 9:00 AM Session I 10:00 AM Session II 11:30 AM Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College 47-49 East 65th Street (between Park and Madison Avenues) New York, NY 10065 Click here to RSVP L-R: Dale Jamieson, Sahotra Sarkar, Evelyn Brister, Kyle Powys Whyte, Samuel ...
  • Flying Less Flying Less: Innovations in Global Low-Carbon Academic Conferencing with a Human Touch A brown bag lecture by Parke Wilde, Tufts University. Friday, March 16, 2018, at noon (12:00 PM) Room 1216 East Building, Hunter College, A burst of new experimentation may soon transform long-distance academic conferencing technologies. Many academics recognize the need to reduce the greenhouse gas emissions of ...
  • Liquid Assets: New York’s Watersheds & Waterways Liquid Assets: New York’s Watersheds & Waterways Thursday, February 22 at 6:30 pm at the Museum of the City of New York (1220 Fifth Avenue) The Museum of the City of New York (MCNY), as part of its ongoing program New York’s Future in a Changing Climate, will present a panel discussion on the city’s watersheds and ...
  • John Waldman, Institute Fellow, Receives Carl R. Sullivan Fishery Conservation Award John Waldman, Institute Fellow, Receives Carl R. Sullivan Fishery Conservation Award from the American Fisheries Society Dr. John Waldman, CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities Fellow, and Queens College Professor of Biology, has received recognition from the American Fisheries Society (AFS) for his contribution to conservation of fisheries through his research and writings. From the AFS press release: Dr. ...
  • Conscious Consumerism Conscious Consumerism: Current Landscape for Business and Individuals Sustainability Practice Network – Bard MBA in Sustainabiltiy We can all do our part in sharing existing resources and limiting new purchases, but the reality is that we are all still consumers. When we need to buy something, we can make an effort to be conscious consumers, taking into ...
  • Greening the Grid Greening the Grid: New York’s Energy Future Tuesday, December 5 at 6:30 pm at the Museum of the City of New York (1220 Fifth Avenue) The Museum of the City of New York (MCNY), as part of its ongoing program New York’s Future in a Changing Climate, will present a panel discussion on the city’s future energy ...
  • New York City’s Streams – A Lecture by Eric Sanderson New York City’s Streams – A Lecture by Eric Sanderson As beautiful as New York can be at times, the big buildings are as nothing compared to the humble artistry of a free-flowing stream running down to the sea. In this presentation, Dr. Eric Sanderson of the Welikia Project at the Wildlife Conservation Society and author ...
  • City of Rising Waters City of Rising Waters: A Symposium Sunday, October 22, 2017, 2:00 PM The Museum of the City of New York will be hosting a symposium to mark the five year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, a watershed moment for New Yorkers’ awareness of the devastating impacts of climate change.  This afternoon program will examine how New York City can survive ...
  • Kate Troll, “The Great Unconformity: Reflections on Hope in an Imperiled World” Come join us October 12th to hear Alaskan Kate Troll share her stories and insights in dealing with being green in a bright red state. Most importantly Kate’s talk will focus on climate change and her “10 Points of Hope for Progress on Climate Change.” In her new book, The Great Unconformity: Reflections on Hope in ...

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