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and sculpture blend on Saturdays at MoMA
July 22, 2014
City Atlas attended Warm Up at MoMA PS1 to dance, give out temporary tattoos, and hang out in a fungi sculpture. Warm Up, an outdoor music series, will take place every Saturday through September 6 in the courtyard of MoMA PS1.
City Atlas Roundup — Events July 22nd-July 27th
July 22, 2014
Check out these great sustainable events rounded up for you by City Atlas! Click on date for full event listings for that day. For more events through out the coming weeks check out the City Atlas events calendar! If you would like to submit an event click here. TUESDAY JULY 22 THINK BEYOND PLASTIC FORUM 6:30PM […]
Getting to know transition culture at
July 18, 2014
A discussion of Transition culture, the global movement of communities organizing to build environmental and economic resilience at COFFEED, the socially responsible, sustainable cafe.
Muscota Marsh: the recent return of a wetland habitat in upper Manhattan
July 15, 2014
At almost the north end of Manhattan, on 218th Street and Indian Road, there is a one-acre park, taken up mostly by a wetland. Columbia University created this park, called Muscota Marsh, in collaboration with the New York City parks department. It opened early this year.
City Atlas Roundup — Events July 15th-July 20th
July 15, 2014
Check out these great sustainable events rounded up for you by City Atlas! TUESDAY JULY 15 TWILIGHT BAT & INSECT WALK 7:45PM — 9:15PM Explore the mysteries of Central Park at twilight as NYC Audubon seeks these fascinating and misunderstood flying mammals—and learn about their great importance to our environment. WEDNESDAY JULY 16 […]
Vision Zero becomes the law
July 11, 2014
In line with Vision Zero, the recent city initiative to reduce traffic-related injuries and deaths, on June 23 Mr. de Blasio signed 11 new traffic bills into law which are designed to tighten traffic enforcement and traffic data collection efforts.
Rebuild by Design and Seaport City:
’s coastal future takes shape
July 8, 2014
Rebuild by Design is an on-going search for policy-based solutions for protecting New York, and other vulnerable coastal cities. It’s no surprise that the finalists of the Rebuild by Design competition proposed projects for storm protection that reflect the New York ideals of creativity and practicality.
Fracking and China’s energy revolution | 水力压裂与中国能源革命
July 6, 2014
China is our essential partner on climate and energy. The Asia Society recently brought together five experts to discuss the role of fracking in China's energy future.
Relax and recharge at Brighton Beach
July 1, 2014
Brighton Beach is a multicultural day trip to the sea.
Studying climate change in Central Park
June 26, 2014
To a New Yorker, trying to explain the value of Central Park is a bit like trying to explain the value of the air we breathe, but a Columbia report makes a more practical list of the park's many benefits.
The business case for fast action on climate
June 24, 2014
This morning the Risky Business project released, “A Climate Risk Assessment For the United States.” The group formed to evaluate the economic risks of climate change in the United States and found that they are both immediate and immense.
The world slackline championship comes to Central Park
June 22, 2014
City Atlas attended the Adventures NYC 10 Year Anniversary Weekend in Central Park, where there was kayaking, rock climbing, paddleboarding, and more.
The White Roof Project’s Mega Efficiency Party
June 20, 2014
The White Roof Project, along with Green Drinks NYC and Solar One, hosted a Mega Efficiency Party this past Tuesday evening in an effort to showcase several NYC based organizations' energy efficiency products and tips.
Seeking individual responsibility, Part 2: Balance
June 19, 2014
Some advocates aren’t waiting for regulations to change their behavior, and are doing it themselves.
Gay Talese and a city of permanent change
June 13, 2014
City Atlas sits down with Gay Talese to learn his thoughts about the future and the past of New York City, which has been his home for 60 years.
The power of local governments to plan for climate change
June 12, 2014
In a country where the president has been forced to work around Congress on climate strategy, the onus may be on local governments to take the challenge of long-term climate planning into their own hands. And local governments around the U.S. and the globe seem to be attempting just that, according to the results of the Urban Climate Change Governance Survey.
Is New York sustainable for artists?
June 11, 2014
It’s graduation season and many graduating art majors are choosing between running towards or away from New York City. Whether staying or leaving, the young artists we interviewed all seem to agree that New York’s mecca-like quality is related to its human capital.
June 9, 2014
Summer is a great time to get local food in the city, because in a while, all of the city’s Greenmarkets will be open. This guide lists all of the Greenmarkets in the city.