• 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 Adam Bosch, Director of Public Affairs for the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), will discuss how DEP operates, maintains, and protects the largest municipal water supply in the United States. The talk ...
  • 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 ...
  • Green Infrastructure in the Delaware River Watershed New York League of Conservation Voters Forum: Green Infrastructure in the Delaware River Watershed Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 10:00am Ethelbert B. Crawford Public Library, 479 Broadway, Monticello, NY 12701 This policy forum will focus on the economic, social, and environmental benefits of green infrastructure (GI) as an approach to managing stormwater. We are bringing together expert speakers ...
  • The Sociology of Horseshoe Crabs and the Humans Who Use Them The Sociology of Horseshoe Crabs and the Humans Who Use Them Friday, May 11, 2018, 7:00 – 9:00 PM Hunter College West Building, Room HW615 Dr. Lisa Jean Moore of SUNY Purchase, author of Catch & Release, explores the interspecies relationships between humans and horseshoe crabs – our multiple sites of entanglement and enmeshment. Humans have literally harvested ...
  • 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 ...

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