• Growing Green Cities Back to the Garden: Nature’s Role in Human Health, Child Development & Resilience A one-day conference at Black Rock Forest Lodge, Cornwall,  New York Friday, May 3, 2019 9:00 am – 5:00 pm UPDATE: See conference agenda below. Space is limited — Register Here. Please join us for a one-day conference about the critical and diverse ways that parks, forests ...
  • Dr. Andrew Reinmann Awarded Hudson River Estuary Program Grant to Study Urban Forest of Westchester County Dr. Andrew Reinmann, an Institute for Sustainable Cities affiliated researcher, has been awarded a grant from the Hudson River Estuary Program for the project titled “Westchester County Forest Inventory: Mapping and Ecosystem Services Assessment” that will study the extent, density, and change over time of forested areas of Westchester County within the Hudson River watershed. ...
  • Dr. Peter Marcotullio Lead Author of Second State of the Carbon Cycle Report Chapter on Energy Systems Institute for Sustainable Cities Director Dr. Peter Marcotullio Lead Author of Second State of the Carbon Cycle Report Chapter on Energy Systems On November 23, 2018, the U.S. Global Change Research Program released the Second State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR-2).  SOCCR-2 serves to evaluate the major factors in the global carbon cycle across North America, ...
  • Dr. Peter Marcotullio Awarded ASRC Seed Grant for Study of Heat Vulnerability in NYC Dr. Peter Marcotullio, Director of the Institute for Sustainable Cities at Hunter College, and Professor of Geography, was awarded a seed grant from the CUNY Advanced Science and Research Center for a study of the role of urban forests in mitigating heat vulnerability in New York City. The project, titled “Estimating the potential role of trees ...
  • Beautiful Earth presents Bella Gaia at Unity Earth: Liftoff Beautiful Earth presents Bella Gaia at Unity Earth: Liftoff Saturday, February 2, 2019 About The Event UNITY EARTH: LIFT OFF is a multigenerational, intercultural, interactive concert in celebration of UN World Interfaith Harmony Week, taking place on February 2, 2019 at the historic United Palace in New York City. This unprecedented celebration will bring together indigenous leaders, musicians, diplomats, ...
  • Dr. William Solecki Contributing Author of Fourth National Climate Assessment Chapter on the US Northeast Institute for Sustainable Cities Founding Director Dr. William Solecki Contributing Author of Fourth National Climate Assessment Chapter on the US Northeast On November 23, 2018 the US Global Change Research Program released the second volume of the Fourth National Climate Assessment. NCA4 Volume II, Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States will assist decision makers ...
  • Dr. William Solecki Coauthors “Landmark” UN Report on Climate Change Institute for Sustainable Cities Founding Director Dr. William Solecki Coauthors “Landmark” UN Report on Climate Change A new report released by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) sounds a sobering alarm about the risks of climate change, but Institute for Sustainable Cities Founding Director Dr. William Solecki remains hopeful: “The window of opportunity ...
  • Research workshop in Beijing on cities, energy use, and greenhouse gas emissions Research workshop in Beijing on cities, energy use, and greenhouse gas emissions On November 15 and 16, 2018 Professor Peter Marcotullio, Director of the Institute for Sustainable Cities at Hunter College, and George Golub, MA Geography candidate, participated in a research workshop in Beijing, China for the project Tracking Influences of Asian Urban GHG Emissions for ...
  • New York City’s Water System: A Talk by Adam Bosch New York City’s Water System: A Talk by Adam Bosch Friday, November 9, 2018 at 7:00 PM Hunter College, West Building, Room HW615 This page describes a past event hosted by the Institute for Sustainable Cities and co-organized by NYC H2O.  You can find more information about the event, including Adam Bosch’s slides used in the lecture, at ...
  • Reduce, Reuse, Rethink: The Future of Waste in New York City Reduce, Reuse, Rethink: The Future of Waste in New York City Thursday, June 21 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 ...

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