Recent Press

Andrew C. Revkin of The New York Times’ award-winning Dot Earth environmental blog features CISC fellow John Waldman in a discussion regarding World Fish Migration Day and the East Coast’s once-thriving, but now depleted, river ecosystems. (2014)

Revkin, Andrew and Waldman, John. May 24, 2013. On World Fish Migration Day, Recalling When America’s Rivers Ran Silver. New York Times: Dot Earth.

The New York Times features Bill Solecki and Cynthia Rosenzweig discuss how rising sea levels are already happening, and how both ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ interventions are needed (2012)

Rosenzweig, C. and Solecki, W. November 12, 2012. Rising Sea Levels are Serious. New York Times: Room for Debate.

Bill Solecki gave a special lecture for the Metcalf  Lecture Series at the University of Rhode Island, on how Hurricane Sandy has produced an opportunity to push forward progressive policies to deal with climate change and extreme weather events (2013).

Salit, Richard. June 13, 2013. Climate Scientist Says Sandy’s Havoc may be ‘Tipping Point’ for Coastal Planning. Providence Journal.

Bill Solecki and Peter Marcotullio argue that while urbanization is occurring at a rapid pace, there is no science that can coherently help us understand urbanization processes and create effective sustainability policies.

Solecki, W., Seto, K., and Marcotullio, P. January-February 2013. It’s Time for an Urbanization Science. Environment Magazine.

Bill Solecki writes an editorial for the UN International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change about Hurricane Sandy within the context of climate change, and what the weather event means in terms policy implications.

Solecki, William. January 9, 2013. Reality, Meaning and Legacy in New York City: Hurricane Sandy as an Extreme Event. International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change.

 Allan Frei talks about declining snowfalls with the New York Times (2007)

Applebome, Peter. January 7, 2007. Taking the Measure of Snowfalls, or, This Year, the Lack of Them. The New York Times.

Past Press



How Green is the Big Apple?

NY Times City Room

Report Predicts ‘Significant Risks’ to City’s Climate

New York Sun
Mayor’s Climate Change Task Force Launches

Hot subways to floods, all part of NYC climate risk

NY 1
PlaNYC Task Force Meets At City Hall

Times Herald-Record
Can NY infrastructure handle floods, intense heat?

Bloomberg Announces Climate Change Panel

Staten Island Advance
Saving Staten Island from climate change

Crain’s New York
Bloomberg convenes global warming task force

Environmental News Service
New Climate Task Force Will Help Secure New York City

Climate Risk Information Report Released

NY Times
New York Must Prepare for Global Warming, Mayor’s Panel Says

New York Post

NYC can expect big storms more frequently: study

Daily News
New York only to get hotter, rainier and more floodprone, say scientists

Mayor Shows How Climate Change May Affect City

Climate Report Predicts Hotter Weather and More Flooding

Crain’s New York
Bloomberg: Global warming to impact NYC

Times Herald Record
Bloomberg says NYC will get hotter and wetter

Environmental News Service
New York City Prepares for Higher Temperatures, Rising Sea Levels

Letters to the Editor

NY Times
Bloomberg’s Green Vision

NY Times
A Plan for Growth

Jamaica Bay Bio Blitz

Jamaica Bay BioBlitz

Queens Chronicle
‘BioBlitz’ Participants Storm Jamaica Bay

CUNY Newsire
First time Bioblitz to Document Jamaica Bay Area—24 hour study of Urban Park’s Thousands of Acres will record its Biodiversity; Public Invited to Participate in September 7-8 Activities

The Columbia Journalist
Students and scientists “bioblitz” Jamaica Bay refuge for wildlife census

The Knight News
BioBlitz Set to Tally Jamaica Bay’s Flora and Fauna

Daily News
This scavenger hunt’s truly a wild affair

The Epoch Times
College Plans ‘BioBlitz’ for NYC’s Jamaica Bay

Governors Island

CUNY Newswire
Sustainability Saturdays on Governors Island this Summer


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