Tag Archives: New York

6th Dec 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Fashion & Sustainability: Why What You Wear Matters
Join us for a candid conversation on why what we wear matters in the fight for #environmentaljustice in this exclusive Q&A on #fashion & #sustainabilitywith leaders in the industry. We are excited to feature Co-Founder of Mother Erth, a revolutionary company that empowers artisan mothers and reduces plastic pollution, Daniel Scott, Fashion Index Founder Andrea Kelley Kennedy Andrews and Climate Reality & Organizing for Action’s Malia Renée Brown. Find […]
by Luke McGinty
13th Jan 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Earth2Class Workshop with Dr. Ajit Subramaniam "Great Rivers and Changing Oceans"
Dr. Ajit Subramaniam will share results of research into the impacts that nutrients in the world’s great rivers, such as the Amazon and Mekong, have on ocean plankton. Free to members of the Columbia University Community Event Contact Information:  Michael J Passow  201-519-1071 mjp65@columbia.edu    
by Sophie Freedman
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
5th Dec 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Greening the Grid: New York's Energy Future
Explore the future of energy in New York City in the face of changing demand, the rise of renewables, and the advent of community-based generation and distribution in a conversation with leading experts in urban design and sustainability.  Charles Allison, Associate Professor of Professional Practice, The New School Bomee Jung, Vice President of Energy and Sustainability, NYC Housing […]
by Sophie Freedman
15th Nov 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
EDUCATIONAL GREEN ROOFS CONFERENCE
Opening Remarks by Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer Closing Remarks by Council Member Corey Johnson Green roofs can be used as outdoor classrooms all year round to study important topics such as weather patterns, the water cycle, climate change, air and water quality, stormwater management, sustainable agriculture and biodiversity; they can also be great spaces for stretching, […]
by Sophie Freedman
29th Oct 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Forest Crew
Forest Crew is open to community members who wish to drop in and volunteer on a weekly, bi-monthly and monthly basis. Priority registration will always be given to regular and repeat volunteers if attendance approaches program capacity. College and high school students, environmental enthusiasts, and those who are looking to enter the green collar field […]
by Sophie Freedman
13th Oct 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Thinking Globally, Acting Locally on Climate
On Thursday, October 26, 2017, the United Nations Association Southern New York Young Professionals in co-sponsorship with the United Nations Association Mount Sinai campus chapter is hosting an event in celebration of the 72nd anniversary of the United Nations’ founding. “Thinking Globally, Acting Locally on Climate” will focus on Sustainable Development Goal 13: Climate Action.  […]
by Sophie Freedman
12th Oct 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Yale Alumni Public Health Initiative: Kate Troll and The Great Unconformity
Come join us October 12th to hear Alaskan Kate Troll share her stories and insights in dealing with being green in a bright red state. Most importantly Kate’s talk will focus on climate change and her “10 Points of Hope for Progress on Climate Change.” In her new book, The Great Unconformity: Reflections on Hope in an Imperiled […]
by Sophie Freedman
22nd Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Net - Zero Energy Districts: A Promising Piece of New York’s Energy Puzzle
In recent years, communities have shifted their focus from net – zero buildings to net – zero energy districts. Also in a New York context, district thinking may well become instrumental for New York to achieve the renewable integration and energy efficiency goals of REV. Through two consecutive panel discussions with industry leaders participants will obtain […]
by alexandra
8th Jun 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Climate Change in NYC: Bridging Science and Practice
Confronting the challenges of a rapidly urbanizing world threatened by climate change requires expanding on the traditional influence and capabilities of architects, landscape architects, and urbanists. Climate science, natural systems, and compact urban forms must be integrated to configure dynamic, desirable, and healthy communities.  The program’s panel members will draw from their contributions to the […]
by alexandra
13th Sep 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
EcoSessions : Innovations in Textiles
If your business is fashion, join EcoSessions for a fascinating talk to discover how to make textiles more sustainable. You'll hear from speakers who are on the cutting edge of new science and technology in textiles, and you'll have opportunities to network, too!
by Alex Reice
18th Jun 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
The Reach of the Landmarks Law: A Balancing Act
At this MCNY panel, preservation experts will discuss questions exploring the possibilities, limitations, and challenges of New York's landmarks law.
by Madeleine Levin
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.
by Madeleine Levin
7th Apr 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
Henry Hart Rice Urban Policy Forum: Affordable Housing, Livable Neighborhoods
Join NYU Wagner for an engrossing conversation with one of the nation’s leading experts on property law, land use, and affordable housing—Vicki Been.
by Madeleine Levin
24th Mar 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
A Lasting Legacy: Historic Preservation and the Metropolitan Transportation Authority
Learn more about New York City's Transit system and its history with this talk by MTA Project Administrator Hollie Wells and Historic Preservationist Sara McIvor!
by Madeleine Levin
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.
by Madeleine Levin
31st Jul 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Developing Data Driven Decisions for Energy Managers and CSOs
Come join this meeting where there will be a group discussion examining how companies are using big data to make decisions for their triple bottom line and achieve leadership buy in. The group will discuss topics like harnessing energy data for strategic planning will attain energy reduction, sustainability and profit margin goals.
by Gabriela Kappes
18th Jun 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Judith Enck addresses President Obama's Climate Action Plan
Judith Enck of the EPA will be discussing President Obama's Climate Action Plan.
by Erin X. Wong