Head over to the Queens Museum of Art for great (and free!) exhibits!
*Sacred Waters: A Collection of Hindu Offerings from Jamaica Bay.
*The Natural History Museum: Community Partnership Exhibition Program.
*From Watersheds to Faucets: The Marvel of New York City’s Water Supply System.
In light of the UN Climate Summit, the Climate March will be gathering of citizen activists making a stand for policy change, political action, and national attention regarding climate change.Find out more »
Organizing Volunteers for Emergency Response In partnership with NeighborWorks America, 2014’s opening resilience series training will be designing and developing an emergency management program plan for multi-family housing organizations. The successful integration of citizen involvement in an emergency management setting is imperative to prepare for, respond to, recover from, and mitigate the effects of disasters in our communities. This full day training will address organization and management of volunteers in emergency response, engaging the community, volunteer operations, logistics, communication and…Find out more »
The C40 & Siemens City Climate Leadership Awards provides global recognition to cities that are demonstrating climate action leadership.Find out more »
This panel will examine emerging challenges and opportunities as utilities in NY and around the country evolve to meet the needs of a next-generation power system, develop services that offer their customers more choice, and deliver increased value to their shareholders.Find out more »
Earth Institute Practicum; Science-Based Solutions for Sustainability: Overview of Earth Systems Research Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
As shown in the event description: The Earth Institute and the School of Continuing Education MSSM Practicum present Sean Solomon, Director, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. The Earth Institute’s overarching goal is to help achieve sustainable development primarily by exploring and expanding the knowledge surrounding environmental issues. Through education, scientific research and practical application, the Earth Institute tackles real-world challenges. The Earth Institute is comprised of 30 research centers and programs. With 850 scientists, postdoctoral fellows and students, the Earth Institute is…Find out more »
Come to the High Line to gaze at the stars, planets, and moon through the high-powered telescopes of the Amateur Astronomers Association, and chat with the experts about the sights you see.Find out more »
The inaugural Rising Seas Summit brought together more than 170 professionals from national and local government, industry, academic institutions and environmental NGOs together to highlight the interrelationships between sea level rise, climate change and extreme events. Understanding, anticipating and adapting to water related threats is critical to national security and a stable economy. Sea level rise will continue to damage coastal ecosystems and inland water systems, and the recent catastrophic impacts of Hurricane Sandy have demonstrated the risks faced by all…Find out more »
We are living in Decade Zero, the tipping point after which irreparable changes delivered “in the language of fires, floods, storms, and droughts” will wreck havoc on the earth, according to acclaimed journalist Naomi Klein, whose new book This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate calls for regulation of the corporate powers that pollute and critiques the shortcomings of market-based solutions. These global issues find focus in Richard Misrach’s and Kate Orff’s collaborative publicationPetrochemical America, a photographic and graphic investigation of the cultural,…Find out more »
As shown in the event description: The Earth Institute’s Center for Environmental Sustainability (EICES),the International Research Institute for Climate and Society (IRI) and the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) invite you to a high level scientific discussion on the side of the United Nations Climate Summit. Speakers include: Eduardo Brondizio, Professor, Department of Anthropology; Adjunct Professor, Environmental Sciences (SPEA) and Geography, Indiana University, Bloomington; Co-director, Anthropological Center for Training and Research on Global Environmental Change (ACT); Chair, Advisory Council, Vincent…Find out more »