Tag Archives: New York City

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
11th Dec 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Workshop for New Volunteers: How to Get Involved With Your Park
Do you want to make a difference in your community and support or care for a park near you? At Partnerships for Parks, we help people, organizations, and government work together to support NYC parks, gardens, trees, and other green spaces. At this workshop, we will share all of the ways that people can get […]
by Truly Johnson
9th Dec 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Kids Wildlife Workshop with Bobby Horvath
Have you ever wanted to meet an eagle owl? Pet a fox? Hold a red-tailed hawk? Here’s your chance to get up close and personal with Northern Manhattan Parks’ wildlife. Join rehabilitator, Bobby Horvath, to meet some of the wildlife and learn about the work of Wildlife in Need of Rescue and Rehabilitation. Please note: Space […]
by Truly Johnson
7th Dec 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
It's Electrifying: Converting Heating Systems
The second installment of our It’s Electrifying series explores the promise and practical barriers to electrifying heating systems in multifamily buildings. As buildings of the future begin to be powered by electricity, heating plants might need to move out of the basement and instead be distributed throughout the building via heat pumps. How do architects design for this? […]
by Truly Johnson
30th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Compost Workday
Volunteer with one of New York City’s oldest community composting programs! The Lower East Side Ecology Center in partnership with the NYC Compost Project diverts over 450 tons of food scraps from landfills annually. Food scraps are collected locally and then processed into compost at the East River Park Compost Yard. The finished compost is […]
by Truly Johnson
27th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
A Public Screening of "WASTED! THE STORY OF FOOD WASTE"
GrowNYC and Project Farmhouse are happy to announce a screening of the documentary film, WASTED. After the screening, please join us for an open discussion on food waste in NYC with Emily Bachman, the Compost Program Manager for Zero Waste Programs at GrowNYC. Popcorn will be served and light refreshments will be served. The screening is […]
by Truly Johnson
16th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Creative Climate Awards Closing Party
Join us as we close this inspiring month-long exhibit. Experience our best exhibit yet, hang out with our artists, see live performances, and see who gets this year’s Creative Climate Awards $2,000 grand prize. The Creative Climate Awards are an annual series of events from the Human Impacts Institute that showcase artists creating climate-inspired, public works and […]
by Truly Johnson
14th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Coastal Clean-Up in Riverside Park South
Join TRASH HERO New York, in partnership with Riverside Park Conservancy and NYC Parks, to clean up the Hudson River shoreline in Riverside Park South.  Volunteers give back to the community each month by helping remove marine trash from the Tidal Cove and park’s shoreline. Closed-toed shoes are required. All materials provided. We look forward to cleaning up the waterfront with […]
by Truly Johnson
9th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Gardening for Liberation: A Social Justice Roundtable - Part 2
Join community garden leaders for a panel followed by small group discussions where community gardeners will share stories about how they’re using their community gardens in various interconnected movements for liberation.  Moderator: Yonnette Fleming is a lifelong musician, social change catalyst and urban farmer who is committed to advancing systems of knowledge which help people recognize oppression and build health and resilience […]
by Truly Johnson
8th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
One October: Film Screening with Live Score + Talk Back
In New York, we are constantly surrounded by the sound of voices. Countless conversations and perspectives weave together the landscape that we call home. Filmed in October 2008 on the eve of Obama’s historic election and an unprecedented economic crisis, this lyrical portrait of New York City follows WFMU radio reporter Clay Pigeon as he takes to […]
by Truly Johnson
8th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Real Talk on Conscious Consumerism
Do you call yourself a passionate conscious consumer, but feel guilty about how you eat and what you buy? Do you ever find yourself checking to make sure no one is witness to your daily hypocrisy against the earth? In this panel, moderated by Alden Wicker of EcoCult, we’ll discuss the perfectionism running rampant in […]
by Truly Johnson
1st Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Gardening for Liberation: A Social Justice Roundtable Series - Part 1
Join community garden leaders for a panel followed by small group discussions where community gardeners will share stories about how they’re using their community gardens in various interconnected movements for liberation.  Moderator: Karen Washington, Farmer at Rise & Root Farm, GreenThumb community gardener at Garden of Happiness Panelists: Heather Butts, JD, MPH, MA. GreenThumb community gardener […]
by Truly Johnson
30th Oct 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Global Energy Interconnection- Roadmap to a Low Carbon Economy
Please join the Center on Global Energy Policy for a presentation and discussion with Chairman Liu Zhenya. Chairman Liu served as Chairman and CEO of China State Grid (the world’s largest electric utility) from 2004 to 2016 and currently serves as Chairman of Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization (GEIDCO) and Chairman of the China […]
by Sophie Freedman
28th Oct 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Sandy5
Communities across the city will remember, resist, and rise together. Five years ago, Superstorm Sandy took lives, destroyed homes, and flooded subways. Like in Florida, Texas, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean, the people hit hardest by Sandy were the poor, people of color, immigrants, and our already most vulnerable communities. New York’s elected officials must […]
by Truly Johnson
22nd Oct 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Carbon Pricing Leadership Training
Nicole Crescimanno, assistant to James Hansen and young climate leader, is hosting a day-long training session for the Put a Price On It campaign. This session is for Students & Millennials interested in learning about carbon pricing, climate advocacy, and lobbying skills. Register for the training here.  
by Truly Johnson
20th Oct 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Leaders in Sustainability Speaker Series: Helping Business Adapt to the Impacts of Climate Change
Please join us for an informative discussion around the impacts of climate change on Westchester and New York State businesses with an eye toward the future and how we can work together to mitigate risks. Our distinguished panel of experts will offer diverse perspectives around this important topic and discuss climate change in the context of […]
by Sophie Freedman
18th Oct 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Design Guidelines for Zero Waste Launch
Join us for the official launch of the Design Guidelines for Zero Waste, an initiative of the Center for Architecture, in collaboration with the AIA New York Committee on the Environment, Kiss + Cathcart Architects, ClosedLoops, and the Foodprint Group. The guidelines will help New York City achieve its OneNYC plan, released in April 2015, which […]
by Sophie Freedman
16th Oct 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Creative Climate Awards Opening
Celebrate the opening of this highly anticipated exhibit in the heart of Manhattan. The Creative Climate Awards are an annual series of events that showcase artists creating climate-inspired, public works and actions. In an effort to inspire us to think more critically about our actions and their impacts, the Creative Climate Awards program uses the arts and creativity to […]
by Truly Johnson