Tag Archives: Education

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
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
27th Feb 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Designing and Modeling for Net Zero
Completed in 2015, P.S. 62 is NYC’s first net-zero energy school, designed under the requirements of the New York City School Construction Authority. The 66,000 square foot, 2-story school will serve 440 pre-kindergarten through 5th grade students on Staten Island, NY. The building harvests as much energy from renewable on-site sources as it uses on […]
by miranda
Dec 29, 2017
The conscience of a graphic novelist
Given the imperative of fast action on climate, 2018 must be a year that prioritizes decisions rather than simply adds more detail to a story we already know. 2017 already brought three books that tell us enough about what we need to do and why: Peter Kalmus’s Being the Change, Brett Favaro’s The Carbon Code, […]
by Truly Johnson
12th Dec 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
University Roundtable on Deep Energy and Carbon Reductions
AIA New York invites you to attend a university roundtable on deep energy and carbon reductions. In New York City and State, universities are leading the way in terms of achieving deep, portfolio-wide energy and carbon emissions. In 2007, 17 universities accepted the NYC Mayor’s Carbon Challenge to reduce their carbon emissions by 30% in […]
by Truly Johnson
12th Dec 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
NYC Outdoors! An Environmental Education Expo
The NYC Outdoors! Expo is a public event showcasing environmental education resources in New York City. Who should attend? Teachers, Educators, Students, Faculty and anyone interested in environmental education. Participants will meet more than 40 environmental education organizations and find out about programs, teacher resources, internship, job opportunities, and much more. We will have light […]
by Truly Johnson
9th Dec 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Climate Change Symposium (for adults)
This program will address one of the most critical modern sustainability issues: climate change. The program will feature individual talks by three eminent speakers in the field of climate change. Dr. Cynthia Rosenzweig, Senior Research Scientist at the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, will talk about the science and impacts of climate change; Michael […]
by Sophie Freedman
26th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Outdoor Bike Repair Class
Want to learn how to fix your bike? Time’s Up! now has two bicycle workshop locations! All workshops and classes are free, however, donations are welcome. On Tuesday nights in Manhattan, we have outdoor bike repair classes which introduce basics of bicycle maintenance.  Wednesday (Brooklyn) and Sunday (Brooklyn) nights are open workshops where you can […]
by chad
17th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Bike Co-op
Want to learn how to fix your bike? Time’s Up! now has two bicycle workshop locations! All workshops and classes are free, however, donations are welcome. On Tuesday nights in Manhattan, we have outdoor bike repair classes which introduce basics of bicycle maintenance.  Wednesday (Brooklyn) and Sunday (Brooklyn) nights are open workshops where you can […]
by chad
12th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Starting up again in April 2017, come learn how to fix bikes, do simple maintenance and tune-ups at Time’s Up’s weekly bike repair classes. Subjects are covered in a four-week rotation beginning the first week of every month: 1st Tuesday- Basics for Beginners 2nd Tuesday- Brakes and Gears 3rd Tuesday- Cups, Cones, and Bearings 4th […]
by chad
29th Aug 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Hear the story behind New York City’s park in the sky. Weekly guided walking tours are free 75-minute-long tours led by High Line Docents, knowledgeable volunteer guides, will offer you an insider’s perspective on the park’s history, design, and landscape. Free public tours take place twice a week on Tuesdays at 6:30 PM and Saturdays […]
by jianzhi
20th Aug 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Hands-On-Hort: Fungi
We are excited for you to join our Hands-On-Hort Workshop, focusing on Fungi. Led by expert the New York Mycological Society, this workshop will explore the hidden world of fungus. Visitors of all ages will be able to learn more about the fungal specimens that are crucial to keeping a healthy ecosystem. The New York Mycological Society is nonprofit […]
by jianzhi
13th Aug 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Battery Park City: Creating a New Neighborhood
Meet at the portal of Robert F. Wagner Jr. Park. (between Battery Park and the Museum of Jewish Heritage) After more than four decades of planning and construction, Battery Park City has been built out, following a master plan by Cooper, Eckstut and Associates. Learn about its planning and discover its distinctive residential neighborhoods, distinguished […]
by jianzhi
8th Aug 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Designing Green Roofs and Rooftop Farms
Calling all architects, landscape designers, urban planners, sustainability coordinators and greening professionals of all stripes! Whether you’re responding to an affordable housing RFP, or designing a high-end luxury hotel or condo building, you are likely to be integrating green roofs and or edible plantings into your design. This course will provide you with an in-depth […]
by Michael Raineri
27th Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Leadership and the Environment
Do you want to learn to lead beyond what you can learn in class? Do you care enough about the environment to act on it? This event will feature Leadership Professor Joshua Spodek and NYU’s Office of Sustainability to discuss leadership and the environment. Learn how to lead without relying on authority, telling people what […]
by Luke McGinty
8th Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Happy Hour Fishing
Tired of the old noisy after work happy hour? Head down to the Ecology Center to finish off the week with views of the East River as the sun sets and the light turns “magic.” We’re partnering with Outdoorfest again this year to bring you a summer fishing happy hour on the East River. Bait […]
by Michael Raineri
6th Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Saving Regional Farms: Why Every New Yorker Should Care
Food Policy For Breakfast Series Discussion + Networking + Healthy Breakfast Served (This is a FREE Event) Saving Regional Farms: Why Every New Yorker Should Care Panelists: Steve Rosenberg-Senior Vice President at Scenic Hudson, Inc. and Executive Director at The Scenic Hudson Land Trust, Inc. Karen Washington-Owner and Farmer at Rise and Root Farm Didi […]
by Michael Raineri