6th Dec 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Numancia: Universal Paradigm of Liberty, Culture, and Sustainability
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. […]
28th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
David Sive Memorial Lecture on Environmental Law: The Present and Future of EPA, presented by Gina McCarthy
The Sabin Center for Climate Change Law presents the third David Sive Memorial Lecture on Environmental Law: "The Present and Future of EPA," a presentation by Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2013-2017.
2nd Nov 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Disruptive Energy Futures
Featuring Distinguished Guest Speaker Physicist Amory Lovins, consultant to business and government leaders, is co-founder and Chief Scientist of Rocky Mountain Institute. The RMI Headquarters building’s energy- and water-saving features are among the most advanced in the world: almost all the space- and water-heating energy it uses is solar, it uses about a tenth the […]
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 […]
14th Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Civil Disobedience and Climate Change: Legal and Ethical Issues
The Sabin Center develops legal techniques to fight climate change, trains students and lawyers in their use, and provides up-to-date resources on key topics in climate law and regulation. Speakers: Tom Lininger, Orlando John and Mirian H. Hollis Professor, University of Oregon School of Law Karenna Gore, J.D. Columbia Law School ’00; Director, Center for […]
7th Oct 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Environmental Law: Time to Reboot by James Gustave Speth
James Gustave Speth is co-founder of the Natural Resources Defense Council. He was a professor of law at Georgetown University; chairman of the U.S. Council on Environmental Quality in the Carter administration; and founder and president of the World Resources Institute. From 1993 to 1999, he was administrator of the United Nations Development Programme; and […]
29th Apr 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
The Final Mile: How Great Cities Are Fed
Open House New York invites you to a very special lecture with Karen Karp, president of Karp Resources, to kick offThe Final Mile: Food Systems of New York, a new year-long series of tours and talks exploring the architecture of New York City's multi-layered food system.
26th Feb 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
Brutal! Paul Rudolph’s Postwar New York Interiors: A Conversation with Timothy M. Rohan and Donald Albrecht
Learn more about architect Paul Rudolph and his unconventional methods evident in his apartment interiors of the late twentieth century. Professor Timothy M. Rohan of University of Massuchussets will lead the discussion.
24th Feb 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
New York University Urban Seminar Series: Donald Davis on The Spatial and Social Frictions in the City
Columbia professor of Economics Donald Davis will discuss spatial and social frictions in the city.
11th Aug 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Sustainability, Public Private Partnerships and Big Data - Three Trends in Global Public Management
Listen in on the talk by Professor William B. Eimicke that will discuss how the implementation of big data, sustainable practices, and public-private partnerships is having a transformative effect on cities around the world.
1st Mar 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
TEDxManhattan: Changing the Way We Eat
This annual, one-day TEDx event explores the food system as we shift to a more sustainable way of eating and farming.
22nd Jan 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Lecture: The New Aesthetic of Data Narrative
How can data-driven visualizations tell multiple interplaying stories and achieve a viable result in an abstract visual composition? How can we provide multi-levels of investigation of a certain phenomenon in paper-based data visualization as if it were an interactive piece? How can we create experiences where readers lose themselves? This talk will mainly rely on […]
24th Jul 2013, 12:00am-12:00am
How to BBQ
Join Edible Brooklyn and the Brooklyn Brewery for a night on how to BBQ.
Jul 8, 2013
We could really use some faster trees...
In his recent lecture, Dr. Wallace Broecker outlines carbon capture as our most promising option...
8th May 2013, 12:00am-12:00am
Climate Projections over North America in the Coming Decades
Earth’s climate trajectory over the next few decades will be influenced both by human-induced climate change and by internally generated variability in the climate system. This lecture highlights the substantial contribution of internal variability to projected climate trends over North America in the next 50 years.
27th Feb 2013, 12:00am-12:00am
Urban farming expert and Growing Chefs founder Annie Novak will explain how urban farmers are learning from the past to incorporate agricultural lessons learned from outside the city into innovative roof-top and otherwise metropolitan farms. “…from the front lines of the urban farm movement, as Annie Novak, founder and director of Growing Chefs, a field-to-fork […]
Oct 22, 2012
A tiny train for a tiny city // Un tren pequeño para una ciudad pequeña
The New York Botanical Garden unveils its Holiday Train show, which will be open from November to January.
Aug 20, 2012
Storefront's post-Olympic city
The Storefront for Art and Architecture's new exhibit examines Olympics Legacies— both the good, and the bad.