Tag Archives: manhattan

28th Sep 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
The Ecology Center's First Annual Fall Social
Join us for our first Fall Social on Friday, September 28, 2018 at 7pm, Project Farmhouse, for the premiere of our video and annual report. We will also celebrate 20 years as stewards of the East River Park and profile our Artist-in-Residence Program, based at the E-waste Warehouse. There will be a special silent auction with creations […]
by Truly Johnson
28th Sep 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Energizing New York
An exciting panel discussion on clean energy technology and collaboration hosted by the Atkinson Center or a Sustainable Future, Cornell University  At the event, Cornell faculty and industry partners will discuss new clean energy technologies and collaborations that will benefit the Empire State from Buffalo to Brooklyn, and the world beyond. Presenters will highlight innovative […]
by Bridget Scanlon
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
23rd Aug 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Hudson Yards' Down to Earth Farmers Market
Market open Thursdays, 10:00AM – 6:00PM, 05/10 – 11/15 New York, NY Hudson Boulevard Park (Map it ») Market Host: Hudson Yards/Hell’s Kitchen Alliance Founding Year: 2017 Upcoming Market Events Seasonal Tasting – Berry 7/12, 10am – 6pm Seasonal Tasting – Tomato 8/16, 10am – 6pm    
by Bridget Scanlon
31st Jul 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
The New Urban Crisis
On Tuesday, July 31st  Join Van Alen Institute as we delve into Richard Florida’s The New Urban Crisis. In 2002, Richard Florida published The Rise of the Creative Class, urging city-makers to improve their neighborhoods by investing in amenities that would attract young “makers.”Creative Class quickly became a handbook for mayors, developers, and planners, giving rise to walkability […]
by Truly Johnson
19th Jul 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Urbanist Summer Scavenger Hunt
On Thursday, July 19, 6:00–9:00 PM, the MAS Urbanists will team up with AIA New York’s Archtober to host a summer scavenger hunt. Join us and put your knowledge of local urban activism to the test. The West Village, the old stomping grounds of Jane Jacobs and the birthplace of New York City’s LGBT rights movement, is a neighborhood steeped in civic […]
by Bridget Scanlon
9th Jun 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
LES Ecology Center 9th Annual Summer Picnic
It’s been 30 years. We could not have done it without you! Please join us for our summer picnic! Come to East River Park on Saturday, June 9th for a day of outdoor fun, food, drink, and activities for all ages! Meet us at the Fire Boat House along the East River, festivities will run from 4-7pm. Enjoy […]
by Truly Johnson
20th May 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Augustus St. Gaudens Playground Clean and Green
Please join us for a fabulous day giving some well needed love to our favorite playground. Supplies will be provided, just bring your elbow grease!  May 20th, rain or shine!
by Truly Johnson
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
27th Apr 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Eco Fashion Expo
It is estimated by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that the U.S. disposes approximately 12.8 million tons of textiles annually. This number has increased largely due to the rise of ‘fast fashion’, in which clothing is essentially so inexpensive that it is practically seen as disposable to the typical consumer. Although many retail companies and […]
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
20th Mar 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
The Future of Sustainable Fashion - How Conscious Companies & Consumers Can Make an Impact
Currently, fashion and textiles are the second most polluting industry in the world. Led by advertising promoting excessive consumption and increasing consumer demand, companies continue to push the industry towards fast fashion resulting in cheap clothes at the cost of harming both the environment and people. Because what we wear is such an integral part of […]
by Truly Johnson
20th Mar 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Microbes and Fungi: The Life of the Soil Party
Get to know the soil in your garden. If we take care of the soil, the soil will take care of our plants and crops. Meet the microbes and other members of the soil food web who recycle nutrients and share best practices for soil care. Pre-registration required at greenthumbnyc.org or 212-602-5300.
by Truly Johnson
1st Mar 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
The Architectural League's Emerging Voices Night 1
Chris Baribeau, modus studio, Fayetteville David Seiter, Future Green Studio, Brooklyn Introduced by Jing Liu 1.5 AIA and New York State CEUs The first evening of the annual Emerging Voices lecture series. Emerging Voices spotlights individuals and firms based in the United States, Canada, or Mexico with distinct design voices and the potential to influence the disciplines of […]
by Truly Johnson
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