Tag Archives: climate

20th Mar 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Kim Stanley Robinson and the Science Friday Book Club
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.
by Angie Koo
8th Feb 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Big Deals: Visionary Responses to Climate Change in NYC
At this moment, two very dif­fer­ent and unusu­al projects for address­ing cli­mate change are being explored in New York City. Plans are pro­ceed­ing for a project by BIG — Bjarke Ingels Group to cre­ate a storm bar­ri­er called The Dry­line (BIG U), which address­es New York City’s vul­ner­a­bil­i­ty to coastal flood­ing with a pro­tec­tive rib­bon in South­ern Man­hat­tan. […]
by Marlyn Marrero
2nd-3rd Nov 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Climate Change and Sustainable Investment in Natural Resources: From Consensus to Action
As the world seeks to move from con­sen­sus to action on cli­mate change, one burn­ing ques­tion remains: can nat­u­ral resource invest­ments be sus­tain­able in the age of cli­mate change? This Con­fer­ence brings togeth­er diverse stake­hold­ers to explore the key chal­lenges of and nec­es­sary steps to devel­op­ing and imple­ment­ing such a vision. The Con­fer­ence takes as its […]
by Marlyn Marrero
Jul 26, 2016
Climate Change: Impacts and Solutions (Yale Club of NYC)
'2016 marks the point where we realize that climate change is deeply intertwined with problems like poverty, inequality, and the long-term sustainability of the planet.'
by Daniella Penn
22nd Apr 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Seeds of Time: A Compelling Film on the Future of Our Food Supply
This Earth Day, get inspired to take action with a thought-provoking film on climate change and global food security.
by Paul Rivers
Dec 15, 2015
The Natural History Museum
Beka Economopoulos, Co-Founder
"Museums are leaders, and we're asking them to demonstrate their leadership."
by Angie Koo
Oct 9, 2015
British scientist gives best human rights talk of the year
"This is not about just incremental change. This is about whole system change. And this applies to all of us, whatever sphere of influence we have."
by Richard Reiss
Sep 9, 2015
Can positive thinking be the key to our big CO2 fix?
Public opinion lags scientific understanding of climate, and so our political system doesn't move fast enough. A new book offers ideas to change that around.
by Nicolas Maiarelli
Aug 3, 2015
Bjarke Ingels and Kim Stanley Robinson at IDEAS CITY
"An ounce of laws is worth 10,000 pounds of rhetoric."
by Paul Rivers
21st Apr 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
If Global Warming Is So Urgent, Why Is There So Little Action? - A Talk With Per Espen Stoknes
The Earth Institute's Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED) presents "What We Think About When We Try Not To Think About Global Warming," with Per Espen Stoknes, Author, Psychologist and Economist.
by Madeleine Levin
Apr 6, 2015
CUSP map: taking a look under the hood of the city
A new crowdsourced map shows some important features of the city and describes how we can respond to changing climate.
by Chiara Zaccheo
Nov 25, 2014
Climate change knowledge for an urbanized planet: UCCRN
The people behind the Urban Climate Change Research Network (UCCRN) are passionate about delivering climate science to cities, with over 100 citations in the latest IPCC report. So who are they?
by William Wepsala
Oct 2, 2014
Reflections on the People's Climate March
Four City Atlas interns and the editor reflect on their experiences at the People's Climate March.
by City Atlas
24th Sep 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Colloquium on Forests and Climate: New Thinking for Transformational Change
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 […]
by Brandon Kelly
Aug 12, 2014
Our Climate Projected: an artistic conversation on climate change
Jessie Reilly's participatory project Our Climate Projected is one way you can help spread the word about the UN Climate Summit and march.
by Chelsea Watson
7th Aug 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
4th New York City Climate Justice Youth Summit
This year NYC Climate Justice Youth Summit will focus on: the connection between fossil fuel extraction and climate justice. The Summit will serve as the launch to prepare the youth for what we hope to be the biggest climate march in New York City-The People’s Climate March.
by Devon Kennedy
6th Aug 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
4th New York City Climate Justice Youth Summit
This year NYC Climate Justice Youth Summit will focus on: the connection between fossil fuel extraction and climate justice. The Summit will serve as the launch to prepare the youth for what we hope to be the biggest climate march in New York City-The People’s Climate March.
by Devon Kennedy
23rd Feb 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Exploring Clouds
Learn about everyday weather events including lightning and thunder, clouds and the water cycle, and hurricanes and other extreme storms.
by Ann Dunlap