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Event Registration Open for 2017 Canal Clean Sweep

February 1, 2017 - April 20, 2017

The NYS Canal Corporation and Parks & Trails New York need your help for the annual Canal Clean Sweep. Last year's event was a great success, but we want to make this year's Clean Sweep even bigger! Most of this year's event will take place Friday-Sunday, April 21-23, Earth Day weekend. Besides being a great […]

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8:00 am

Resilient Cities, Livable Futures

March 20, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 7:00 pm
The New School, 66 W 12th Street
New York, NY 10011 United States

Urban Resilience to Weather-related Extreme Events in the US and Latin America This event will be livestreamed at: https://livestream.com/TheNewSchool/Resilient-Cities-Livable-Futures Join researchers from the Urban Resilience to Extremes Sustainability Research Network (UREx SRN) alongside practitioners, government representatives, and environmental justice leaders from 10 United States and Latin American cities who will share progress, challenges, and needs […]

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6:00 pm

M.S. in Sustainability Management & Sustainability Certifications Information Session

March 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Faculty House, Columbia University

The Earth Institute and Columbia University’s School of Professional Studies co-sponsor four programs in sustainability:   Master of Science in Sustainability Management Certification in Sustainability Analytics Certification in Sustainable Water Management Certification in Sustainable Finance   During this information session, Steven Cohen, Executive Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia and Director of the Sustainability […]

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Intersections: Shaping a Green NYC with Equitable Transportation Planning

March 20, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
AIA Center for Architecture, Hines Gallery, 435 LaGuardia Place
New York , NY 10012 United States

The NYC Department of Transportation released Strategic Plan 2016: Safe*Green*Smart* Equitable in the fall of 2016. The updated plan describes how safety and public realm strategies, freight plans, asset management, and public engagement all play an important part in managing the City’s transportation and mobility network. At the same time, the NYC Department of City […]

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7:00 pm

New York Sea Level Rise Projections: Implications for Law, Land Use, Buildings and Infrastructure

March 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
435 W 116th St, New York, NY 10027, 435 W 116th St, New York, NY 10027
New York, NY 10027 United States

As required by a 2014 state statute, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has just issued official sea level rise projections. They reflect a range of possible scenarios; at the high end, sea level in the New York City area could rise 75 inches (6.2 feet) by the year 2100.This program will explore […]

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Kim Stanley Robinson and the Science Friday Book Club

March 20, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Strand, 828 Broadway
New York, United States

Science Friday host Ira Flatow is sitting down with acclaimed science fiction author Kim Stanley Robinson to talk about his latest book New York 2140. The book envisions a not-so-distant future in which sea levels have risen, the streets of New York have become canals, and skyscrapers have become islands. The discussion will include a Q&A, book signing, and a demonstration from the Science Friday Education team. Tickets are $15 and include a Strand gift card for the same amount.

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