Tag Archives: sustainable development

22nd Feb 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Liquid Assets: New York's Watersheds & Waterways
What can New York City do to protect its drinking water supply and its recreational waters in the coming decades? How is that supply affected by climate change, and what must we do to adapt? Join us for a deep dive into NYC’s complex water systems, which powerfully illustrate our city’s dependency on – and symbiotic relationship […]
by janett
21st Feb 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Climate Change and the Future of Cities
What can cities do about climate change? How can they help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and create more sustainable forms of collective life? How can they protect vulnerable people and places from the outbursts of extreme weather that are becoming evermore likely to arrive? And can they adapt to global warming without making the world […]
by isil
14th Feb 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
Beyond Green Growth: Policymaking under Planetary Boundaries for the Transformations Towards Sustainable Development
In 2015, the United Nations announced a document known as ‘Transforming our World: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development’, which is built around the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Agenda stresses the need to change our development path. Indeed, the existing development models do not fit this new agenda, and several alternatives have been proposed. […]
by isil
18th-19th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
International Conference on Sustainable Development
The theme for this year is The World in 2050: Looking Ahead for Sustainable Development.  Please also note that there will also be additional side events on September 20, 2017! One will focus on sustainable development of the Amazon region of South America, and another on technological solutions to support the transition to low-emission economies.  More information will […]
by gabrielav
16th Dec 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
A Talk with R. Andreas Kraemer, Ecologic Institute, Germany, and Ecologic Institute, United States
Active in the international and European dimensions of environment and resources, climate and energy, and sustainable development policies for 25 years, R. Andreas Kraemer has been Director of Ecologic Institute since its foundation in 1995. In April 2008, he became chairman of the Ecologic Institute in Washington DC. Gain insight into the world of environmental policy! Event organized by Urban Future Lab and NYC ACRE.
by Chiara Zaccheo
10th Nov 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Towards a Post Carbon New York City
Part of the Fall series, ICP Talks: Climate Change, in this lecture "panelists explore city-level efforts to reduce carbon emissions and fossil fuel consumption, adapt to climate change, and ensure infrastructure resiliency."
by Lydia Miller
2nd Oct 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Smarter cities workshop at Bronx Community College
"The City of Townsville, Australia (IBM Smarter City Challenge and research trials in smart water and buildings) and the City of Dubuque, Iowa (IBM Smart City Global Pilot for water, energy, solid waste, transport/health), will be presenting on their shared experiences as Smart Cities. The world renowned Center for Resilience at the Ohio State University will also present on resilience models. Keynote addresses will be delivered by Doris Gonzalez, Director of IBM Corporate Citizenship Office (responsible for the Smarter Cities Program) and Scott Muller, A Senior Scientist for SIS-GIS on his work on low carbon emissions collaborations between national and subnational governments and the UN. The workshops will be held in the historic Gould Memorial Library (GML) at BCC. GML is both a NYC and a national landmark."
by robin
23rd Sep 2014, 12:00am-12:00am
Earth Institute Practicum; Science-Based Solutions for Sustainability: Overview of Earth Systems Research Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
As shown in the event description: The Earth Institute and the School of Continuing Education MSSM Practicum present Sean Solomon, Director, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. The Earth Institute’s overarching goal is to help achieve sustainable development primarily by exploring and expanding the knowledge surrounding environmental issues. Through education, scientific research and practical application, the Earth Institute […]
by Brandon Kelly
Jul 31, 2013
Who really owns that brand in your shopping cart?
Can this app give you more control over your life?
by Teddy Kuo
Apr 23, 2013
3 ways to fix America's politics from Jeff and Joe
Two very pub­lic minds dis­cuss and debate the state of con­tem­po­rary Amer­ica; from opposite poles politically, here's what they agreed on.
by Taylor Seidel
Nov 13, 2012
Put sustainable city development on the national agenda
After the storm, Kaizhong Huang's take on sustainability in the national arena
by Kaizhong Huang
Nov 10, 2011
David Hyde Pierce
I’m not a big person for revolution. I believe in change happening at a pace that allows it to meaningful. So much that I’ve seen going on in the city in the past couple years has seemed to be going in the right direction.
by Alice Goldsmith