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Is New York’s Future Sustainable?

April 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

The Gotham Center for New York City History, presents a program on ‘A History of Environmental Impact, and Planning for More Growth’

Ted Steinberg, author of Gotham Unbound, talks about the environmental history of greater New York, and the limits of “sustainable” planning.
Michael Sorkin (City College, CUNY), award-winning president and founder of Terreform, a non-profit dedicated to just and sustainable urbanism, shares his recommendations for a greener Big Apple.
Nilda Mesa (Columbia University) reflects on her experiences as NYC’s first Director of Sustainability, and the challenges ahead.
Janet Babin, Economic Development Reporter for WNYC, moderates.

This event is free and open to all. No RSVP required, Questions: gotham@gc.cuny.edu

Details

Date:
April 19
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
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Website:
http://www.gothamcenter.org/isnysfuturesustainable.html

Organizer

CUNY Graduate Center
Email:
h@gc.cuny.edu
Website:
http://us2.campaign-archive2.com/?u=e049a5f05e5e984aeb4460393&id=8253fe3620&e=551114a4dd

Venue

The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue, Room 6103
New York, NY 10016 United States
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Phone:
(212) 817 8460
Website:
http://www.gothamcenter.org/isnysfuturesustainable.html