Tag Archives: climate change

26th Sep 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Institutionalizing Climate Change into Decision-Making
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 […]
by Truly Johnson
25th Sep 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
100% Clean Energy Transition
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 […]
by Bridget Scanlon
25th Sep 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Planetary Health
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 […]
by Truly Johnson
24th Sep 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Cli-Science Fights Back
Official Event of Climate Week NYC 2018 Attacks on both the message and the messengers of climate science have been disturbingly resilient. Why is that? What are the best ways to reconnect sound science with clear-thinking public action on climate change? What strategies are climate scientists and science communicators developing now? Moderator John Schwartz, New […]
by Truly Johnson
30th Aug 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Climate Advocacy & Storytelling Training
Are you a young person or milliennial interested in learning about policies that can help New York address climate change? Do you want to become more empowered and learn how to effectively speak with your elected officials about the most urgent issue of our time? Do you want to tell your story about why you […]
by Bridget Scanlon
Jul 27, 2018
NYC Commitments to the C40 Consortium of World Cities
Is New York City meeting its own commitments to the Paris Agreement goals?
by Catherine McVay Hughes
Jul 20, 2018
An urgent call for creative young people
OurClimate.us is making a call to creative young people for climate solutions; contest entries due August 8.
by Bridget Scanlon
5th May 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
The Future Sea Level in Lower Manhattan
Led by Richard Reiss, New York chapter of Citizen’s Climate Lobby and City Atlas   The leaders of the New York chapter of Citizen’s Climate Lobby and City Atlas join to host a walk featuring other experts and students. What’s the best response to the enormous social challenge of rising seas? Since our first Jane’s […]
by Truly Johnson
4th Apr 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
City Design in Times of Proliferating Informality and Climatological Crisis
This lecture by Alfredo Brillembourg will explore the work of ETH Zurich Urban-Think Tank (U-TT), an interdisciplinary design practice dedicated to high-level research and design on a variety of subjects concerned with contemporary architecture and urbanism. U-TT was co-founded by Alfredo Brillembourg and Hubert Klumpner, who previously co-taught at Columbia University in New York before joining […]
by isil
28th Mar 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Designing to Avoid Disaster
Thomas Fisher, a professor and Director of the Minnesota Design Center at the University of Minnesota, will discuss the fracture-critical nature of many of the systems we have put in place since the mid-20th century, how such systems are especially vulnerable to catastrophic failure, and what we need to do to create more resilient, affordable, […]
by isil
15th Mar 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Using Data to Disrupt Business as Usual
Big Data and Sustainability Business Stepping Up– The Lovins Series As President Trump pursues a regressive, isolationist agenda, business is stepping up to address climate change, promote equality and protect human rights, and create economic opportunity. Join sustainability pioneer Hunter Lovins for a conversation series with industry experts to explore this shift in progressive business leadership. Our […]
by Ashley Brown
28th Feb 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Design Experiments for the Rebuilding of Houston and other Disaster Cities
Professor Natalie Jeremijenko directs the Environmental Health Clinic, and is an Associate Professor in the Visual Art Department, NYU and affiliated with the Computer Science Dept and Environmental Studies program. She will discuss design experiments for the rebuilding of Houston and how to create porous cities. NYU Urban Seminar Series: Equity, Design, and Climate Change […]
by isil
21st Feb 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Climate Change and the Future of Cities
What can cities do about climate change? How can they help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create more sustainable forms of collective life? How can they protect vulnerable people and places from the outbursts of extreme weather that are becoming evermore likely to arrive? And can they adapt to global warming without making the world […]
by isil
14th Feb 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Beyond Green Growth: Policymaking under Planetary Boundaries for the Transformations Towards Sustainable Development
In 2015, the United Nations announced a document known as ‘Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’, which is built around the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Agenda stresses the need to change our development path. Indeed, the existing development models do not fit this new agenda, and several alternatives have been proposed. […]
by isil
Feb 1, 2018
Fighting climate change in California
Edgar McGregor is an amateur climatologist and founder of WhereWeStand.info. He’s also a high school senior in Pasadena, California. This essay is an entry in the Cambridge University/Climate Tracker essay contest. From a Mediterranean climate to desert climate, and from warm to hot, California has been severely impacted by climate change. Everywhere one travels, evidence of […]
by Edgar McGregor
1st Feb 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Book Talk - Blue Dunes: Climate Change by Design!
Blue Dunes: Climate Change by Design is a book documenting the proposal to create an offshore barrier island chain in the New York/New Jersey Harbor. Today, this proposal stands at a crossroads and its potential for the future of coastal protection requires further development. Participating scientists, engineers, planners, economists, and maritime stakeholders identified critical key […]
by isil
31st Jan 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Fossil Free Fast
On January 31st, the day after Trump’s first State of the Union, our movement will come together in Washington D.C. for Fossil Free Fast: The Climate Resistance. SPEAKERS INCLUDE: Senator Bernie Sanders Varshini Prakash of the Sunrise Movement Rev. Yearwood of the Hip Hop Caucus Jessica Lorena Rangel of Houston Eyes of a Dreamer Bill McKibben, […]
by Truly Johnson
Jan 22, 2018
Climate writers: Cambridge wants to hear your story
Are you a writer in an undergraduate program or in grad school? Or, a recent graduate? Do you have a personal story to tell about climate change? Enter by 2/2 for the chance to tell your story at Cambridge University.
by Richard Reiss