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September 2018

Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming

September 24, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New York Society for Ethical Culture, 2 W 64th St
New York, NY 10025 United States
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Scientists have done an extraordinary job detailing the current and future impacts of global warming. What humanity has lacked is a comprehensive, convincing path forward to reverse it. Project Drawdown brought together an international collaborative to create that blueprint of possibility—Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming, the bestselling environmental book of 2017. As a living research and communication effort, Project Drawdown continues to map, measure, and model the most substantive climate solutions, and to advance…

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Planetary Health

September 25, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Convene, 237 Park Ave
New York, NY 10021 United States
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An exciting discussion and debate on the interconnections between human health and planetary health hosted by The Climate Group, in collaboration with The Rockefeller Foundation Economic Council on Planetary Health and Johnson and Johnson. The health impacts from climate change are well documented. From the increased frequency and severity of heatwaves to the spread of tropical diseases, climate change is expected to place increased stress on human health over the coming decades. On its own, climate change will strain healthcare…

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100% Clean Energy Transition

September 25, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
237 Park Ave, New York, NY 10019, 237 Park Ave
New York, 10019 United States
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A specially convened discussion hosted by The Climate Group focusing on how companies can accelerate their 100% clean energy transition. As the world rushes to achieve 100% clean energy, challenges and opportunities dominate discussions from policymakers to boardrooms and conferences across the globe.  This event will explore innovative renewable energy solutions with corporate members of the RE100 campaign and specialist companies providing solutions to drive action and profit. Register here. We will review your application and will follow up within the…

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Institutionalizing Climate Change into Decision-Making

September 26, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Baruch College Information & Technology Building, Newman Conference Center, 7th Floor, Room 750, 151 East 25th Street (Lexington & 3rd Avenues)
New York, NY 10010-2590 United States
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Climate change already impacts how the world around us functions, and it will increasingly continue to do so well into the future.  Successful organizations will design programs and products, build cities and infrastructure, and run businesses and institutions with an eye toward planning and preparing for prospective and likely changes to climate norms.  Doing so requires forward-thinking organizations to re-evaluate governance, job descriptions, performance expectations and training requirements. ACCO and Baruch College invite public/private sector executives, officials and senior managers…

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Climate Solutions for Affordable Housing in NYC

September 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
McNally Amphitheatre, 140 West 62nd Street
New York, NY 10023 United States
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Buildings are the source of approximately 70% of New York City’s greenhouse gas emissions, and constitute a significant opportunity for emissions reductions. How do we achieve these reductions in a manner that is equitable, inclusive, and that maintains affordability? Join us for a conversation with environmental justice advocates, the Mayor’s office, and others, as we explore the successes and challenges in efforts to decarbonize and increase the resilience of the building sector, particularly with respect to housing that serves low-income…

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Energy and Environmental Policy: The Quest for Rationality

September 28, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 7:00 pm
NYU School of Law – Vanderbilt Hall, 40 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012 United States
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Our 10th anniversary conference will focus on critical debates on environmental, energy, and natural resources policy and on the evolving role of economic analysis in these areas. CLE credit will be available. SCHEDULE 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. | Conference 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. | Policy Integrity 10th Anniversary Reception (all attendees are invited) KEYNOTE SPEAKERS Gina McCarthy, Director, Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard University; former Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Cass Sunstein, Robert…

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November 2018

Capturing Change: Freshkills Panel panel discussion

November 30, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Architectural League, 594 Broadway, Suite 607
New York, NY 10012 United States
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In conjunction with the exhibition Capturing Change: Freshkills Park, now on view at The Architectural League, Urban Omnibus will host a panel discussion exploring the design process, evolution, and current state of Freshkills Park. The world’s largest landfill-to-park project is scheduled to open, in phases, through 2036. The public has limited access to a site that will eventually become one of New York City’s largest urban parks. The panelists—a landscape architect, a scientist, and a writer—have been closely engaging with…

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December 2018

Fashion & Sustainability: Why What You Wear Matters

December 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
LMHQ, 150 Broadway
New York, NY 10038 United States
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Join us for a candid conversation on why what we wear matters in the fight for #environmentaljustice in this exclusive Q&A on #fashion & #sustainabilitywith leaders in the industry. We are excited to feature Co-Founder of Mother Erth, a revolutionary company that empowers artisan mothers and reduces plastic pollution, Daniel Scott, Fashion Index Founder Andrea Kelley Kennedy Andrews and Climate Reality & Organizing for Action's Malia Renée Brown. Find out what can realistically be done to look on-point, without compromising the #earth. To help us sustain our activities, please consider making a donation of $5.…

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Numancia: Universal Paradigm of Liberty, Culture, and Sustainability

December 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Faculty Room 207, Low Library, Columbia University
New York, NY United States
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Abstract 2150 years ago, the world experienced an incredible historical event. A smallvillage in the Hispania Plateau resisted for 20 years the most powerful army in the world.Seneca, Ovid, Appian, Polybius, Cicero, Cervantes, Goethe, Machado, Gerardo Diego,would all pay homage with gilt letters to this remarkable feat as a universal historicalsymbol, legend, and factual myth. Numancia is the history of a people that wanted to die to defend, human freedom, dignity, honor, sacrifice, common efforts, unity, independence, nobility, and peace.…

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January 2019

Sustainable Business Networking

January 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Essex County College, 303 University Ave
Newark, NJ 07102 United States
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An event for sustainable businesses to make connections.

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