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Energetic: teaching the future
We turned the future of New York City into a board game
Energetic teachers and students
Advisors & Endorsements
Energetic order form
posts by topic
New York City
Energetic teachers and students
Energetic: the board game
Students in South Carolina race to build a zero carbon NYC
City-scale climate education for Paris
Bringing Citizens’ Assemblies to NYC
City-scale climate education for NYC
The Green New Deal is the real deal
We turned the future of New York City into a board game
Percent for Climate, a proposal for NYC
Carbon, the city, & Local Law 97
Teaching low-carbon living
Chile: a case study in the tension between economics, ecology, and democracy
V. Ramanathan’s Lecture “Climate Change Morphing Into an Existential Threat”
The idea of citizens’ assemblies appears in New York
NYC Commitments to the C40 Consortium of World Cities
Fighting climate change in California
New York Society for Ethical Culture
The conscience of a graphic novelist
C40 at Climate Week: Cities have a 2020 deadline
Why do we live by the water, and what should we do now?
Climate Change: Impacts and Solutions (Yale Club of NYC)
Is NYC ready for serious sea level rise: a talk with Klaus Jacob (transcript)
A sea level walk, and Klaus Jacob
Sidewalk Labs launches Link, more to come
An energy town hall on the Upper East Side
Driving an electric car in NYC
Beginning the Baykeeper
The Natural History Museum
Art in the Bronx, of the Bronx
More scenes from the plan to save the planet
Behind the scenes of the plan to save the planet
British scientist gives best human rights talk of the year
Can positive thinking be the key to our big CO2 fix?
The future of fashion walks the new High Bridge
Shared renewables come to New York
Bjarke Ingels and Kim Stanley Robinson at IDEAS CITY
Looking back at IDEAS CITY 2015
“Keep it slow:” touring the High Line
Why I love the QueensWay
Dematerializing the car
James White: ice & the city
Fifty Years of Landmarks
What’s your big idea?
The great nuclear hope returns
Here Comes Solar: residential solar comes to NYC
Insouciant coyotes take Manhattan
Letter from China
CUSP map: taking a look under the hood of the city
Bicycling around a warming globe
New York’s lead role in solving for the future
Secrets of Brooklyn Bridge Park
A new book about what we don’t know
How can global finance…help the globe?
Using geology to fix the atmosphere
Answering the hardest question on campus
The wilderness of the Gowanus Canal
MAS Summit 2014: four visits to New York’s big survey of ideas
Climate change knowledge for an urbanized planet: UCCRN
The case for the electric taxi
Manhattan 2014: back and getting bigger than ever
On forests, the gap between carbon ideals and binding commitments
Reflections on the People’s Climate March
Food breakthroughs that launched our world of plenty (and Big Macs)
How far can wind, water and solar take us?
China’s energy future: an interview with Ella Chou
The surprising importance of two degrees
Bees and honey buzz New York City
Food policy for breakfast
People’s Climate March leads with a film
CliMates trains student climate negotiators in NYC
Keeping Citi Bike(r )s alive
Dust and people, past and future
Spontaneous Interventions’ exhibit of little changes that matter
Our Climate Projected: an artistic conversation on climate change
City Atlas Roundup – Events August 11th-August 17th
Michael Premo: the idea of home
Studying urban resilience at Jamaica Bay
City Atlas Roundup – Events August 4th-August 10th
A local guide to FringeNYC
LES gets a Big U: architecture + culture = resilience
DJs & and sculpture blend on Saturdays at MoMA PS1 Warm Up
City Atlas Roundup – Events July 22nd-July 27th
Getting to know transition culture at COFFEED
Muscota Marsh: the recent return of a wetland habitat in upper Manhattan
City Atlas Roundup – Events July 15th-July 20th
Vision Zero becomes the law
Rebuild by Design and Seaport City: NYC’s coastal future takes shape
Fracking and China’s energy revolution | 水力压裂与中国能源革命
Relax and recharge at Brighton Beach
Studying climate change in Central Park
The business case for fast action on climate
The world slackline championship comes to Central Park
The White Roof Project’s Mega Efficiency Party
Seeking individual responsibility, Part 2: Balance
Gay Talese and a city of permanent change
The power of local governments to plan for climate change
Is New York sustainable for artists?
Guide to NYC Greenmarkets
Vacant lots into community gardens: a profile of 596 Acres
An alternative to cap and trade for the Clean Power Plan
Seeking individual responsibility, Part I: Prioritize
Bob Inglis: can one man restart our climate politics?
This summer: free outdoor movies in NYC
Your personal free summer concert menu
Which NYC beach suits you best? 哪款纽约海滩最适合你？
Apply for a MillionTreesNYC mini-grant
Reimagining the city’s edge
DEP’s Green Infrastructure Plan
New programs challenge urban food deserts
An interview with yerdle’s Carl Tashian
An introduction to the sharing economy
Looking deep into the future of Manhattan
Exploring the archipelago of New York City by canoe and kayak
Workshops for the Green Infrastructure Grant
Spring 2014 tree giveaways have begun
Solar power comes to Brooklyn
How would Christie move the nation?
Youth Bike Summit 2014
Food and farming journalism fellowship seeks applicants
P.S. 41 develops a new green roof curriculum
Pete Seeger: Sailing the Hudson in the name of activism
Book review: The New York Nobody Knows
The jetstream and the potholes
How would you design the future NYC?
Citizenship in the 21st century
How NYC gets cooler: NYC°CoolRoofs
Financing an equitable and resilient future
Talking affordable housing with CUP
Discovering a floating park at the High Line
The future of South Queens
Tacloban and New York
MAS Summit 2013 looks at full scope of the city’s future
Vermont Sail Freight Project sails into New York City
TEDxLongIslandCity: Brooklyn Grange and City Growers
Jamaica Bay becomes a focus for ideas about global coastal resilience
New York leads global cities in adopting LED bulbs
Mapping a new economy in New York City
Who can explain the 5000 pound life?
The President visits P-TECH
Where do future flood maps of NYC come from?
Favelas Pop-Up in Queens!
Footbridge to the future?
Designing a new water’s edge for the Upper East Side and Harlem
Think first, eat second: a community meal with COLORS and the People’s Kitchen
Does New York need a new scale model?
A team greens a patch of city in Kensington, Brooklyn
The future of Southern Manhattan
No nature, no business
River-filtered floating pool aims for 2016
The future of Southern Brooklyn, including Coney Island
A would a vertical format work for farming in cities?
How to move forward, one year after Sandy
The future of the Brooklyn Queens waterfront
A petition begins to preserve a research facility at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden
Can it get any hotter in New York City?
Across from Edgar Allen Poe’s cottage, talent flourishes in a high-end community center
Atop Brooklyn Grange, City Growers plow into action
“Chasing Ice” tracks climate change in pictures
Citywide, stronger business case for green buildings
Tweeting the way to community resilience: Frances Medina
Coffee bar on the ground floor, farm on the roof
Where climate change meets NYC classrooms
Brooklyn Bridge Beach now fully funded
Bloomberg to New Yorkers: Take the stairs!
Finalists for FAR ROC Design Competition
3 nights, 3 cheers for trees
Rubble to park: recycling the landscape on Governors Island
Fast food workers striking for living wages
Seven miles of NYC, open to feet and bikes
How a generation can build a new economy
Groups march to City Hall for fairness in rebuilding
What is the future of food in New York City? Quinn, DeBlasio, Weiner weigh in
Buses but no bikes: Quinn’s scaled-back transit agenda
14 steps toward a healthier New York
Diogenes searches for answers from Google
Essential visit: 5Pointz, the “graffiti mecca” of the world
How an NYC app is helping Philly reclaim its lots
What a $10 bag of produce can do for New York
The future of the Brooklyn Navy Yard
Who really owns that brand in your shopping cart?
A better city starts with pedestrian space
Young people mobilizing for climate justice
Win a grant to improve our city’s public spaces
Five more days for proposals: My Voice, Our City competition
Meet July’s New York Tech Meetup stars
Book review: The City and The Coming Climate
A small experiment for the rest of July
NYC’s floating gardens: an upgrade from the Aztecs?
How to eat green during Restaurant Week
15 great websites about food
Where did that banana in your smoothie come from?
Political, economic repercussions of Obama’s climate change plan
Incredible green roof on P.S. 41
Climate Institute CEO John Topping optimistic about changing climate
Citi Bike: a solution to G train outages?
Watch midtown Manhattan’s explosive growth (and hear about it from Paul Newman)
Statue of Liberty reopens after Sandy
Bike tickets on the rise in Manhattan and Brooklyn
Book review: Terra Nova: The New World After Oil, Cars, and Suburbs
97th Street Greenmarket
We could really use some faster trees…
Summer solstice on 119th Street
Biogas: the city’s new compost power
Urban foraging: a lost art?
Live global bike share map
New York State beaches are better than 8 other states…
From farm to pizza, NYC kids raise the bar for food justice
“How’m I doin?” Koch on Koch
The latest climate analysis for NYC: what’s it mean for us?
Composting, the Bloomberg way
Klaus Jacob thinks the city should be planning even farther ahead
SImagines plans for Staten Island
Produce in action
MAS: now is the time for a new Penn Station
Longtime NYC biker Neistat switches to Citi Bike
Social justice is on the menu: Drive Change NYC
9 ways to support good ideas in NYC this summer
More outdoor summer movies!
Eric Sanderson on oil, cars and suburbs
What lies beneath
Kim Stanley Robinson: utopia and how to get there
Life cycle of an NYC soot cloud
test mapped post
The city’s $20B plan for the future
A preview of the city’s report on Sandy
6 healthy food trucks in NYC
Revival and renewal: canoeing on the Gowanus Canal
The romance of the waterfront
MoMA hosts The Exchange Café
New York Grand Opera cancelled because of climate change
Seduced by cheap oil, do we now wake up with a desire for lost streetcars?
The Little Free Library gets innovative
Five mayors at IDEAS CITY
Citi Bike protested by sculpture
Resilience: The Untold Story
Ferry service updates: Red Hook’s is back, and Rockaway’s stays
Free! Outdoor! Summer! Movies in Brooklyn
Beaches are opening? Beaches are opening!
Museums for free, every day of the week
Fix it, give it, rethink it: newest Greenmap for NYC
Whose park? Our park.
Zero emissions: nothing but hot air?
Breaking the use-and-discard cycle, one repair at a time
Joi Ito’s nine principles for success in a time of change
On waste, still more questions than answers
NYC bike sharing rolls out May 27
Playing into the future
Youth as Untapped Capital
Cicadas: harmless, noisy, edible, cute?
The future of Penn Station and Madison Square Garden
Future of civilization envisioned at NY Times “Energy” talk
Ten temporary tattoos, this Saturday at IDEAS CITY
Klaus Jacob on the future of a post-Sandy New York City
Ten temporary tattoos, this Saturday at IDEAS CITY
Brooklyn Whole Foods will feature produce grown on-site
New York subways get reception, wifi, but lose solitude.
Bike to work week is approaching!
NYC income inequality mapped out by subway lines
A kayaker’s perspective of Brooklyn
Short takes: new recycling, and a White House honor
The future of NYC’s waterfronts, according to the mayoral candidates
3 ways to fix America’s politics from Jeff and Joe
Times Up! takes over Williamsburg lot as first garden
Citi Bike gearing up for strong roll out
Broadway: 1000 Steps
Your future cup of coffee, being studied today
Riding the future of the Brooklyn Waterfront Conference
A second use for heat from a hot kitchen
The Vermont Sail Freight project: out with the new, and in with the old
West Harlem’s CSA offers affordable, fresh produce from local farmers
It’s National Grilled Cheese Day!
Growing the Battery Urban Farm
Here’s what New York will look like in ten years
Can free public transit improve mental health?
Sharing tiny cars in NYC. Go-go? Or a no-go?
New bike share station spotted in Bed-Stuy
A (brief) history of sheep and goats in NYC
Community comes together to restore the Jamaica Bay Salt Marsh
Transportation Alternatives unveils street safety platform
Luxury apartments proposed on NYCHA properties
Why luxury developments are lonely and why we should care
A survey on extreme weather for every New York City resident
The lowdown on the Queens High Line
Urban design bracket challenge down to elite eight
Citi Bike Share gets updated map
New Yorkers outpace Sandy in tree count
Apply to be an Organizing Fellow at 596 Acres
New housing designs for New York’s future
To know the DNA of NYC
MTA to roll out interactive subway maps
A city of humans
Free trees from the NYRP
The science behind Superstorm Sandy
New Yorkers forge ahead with rooftop farming
East River dolphin, met by canoe
Unveiling the genius phone
A new word for NYC: bioswales
Sustainable date night: Chelsea and the West Village
“A New Alignment:” the secret success story of regional rail
Ingenuity in the Extrapolation Factory
Millennials choose computers and phones over cars
SimCity: urban planner approved
Cornell publishes extensive guide to urban farming
Drake and the resilient city
Rockaway surfers launch solar renaissance 2.0
Redesign, revive the Rockaways: MoMA’s call for ideas
Pressures to stop hydrofracking in New York on the rise
A glimpse of Chinatown
Calling all urban farmers: we need data
How to recycle your cell phone or mobile device in New York City
Frack the “Promised Land”?
Closing the cycling gender gap
Twitter map reveals NYC’s lingual diversity
Photos from the underworld: New York’s new Second Avenue train
Big turnout for climate rally sends a message to the President
Emerald ash borer comes to New York State
New York City named one of ten best U.S. cities for urban forests
How to Score a Bike Lover
Why are you going to #ForwardOnClimate?
Post-Bloomberg era leaves many questions for cyclists
NYC gets a plastic-foam ban
Koch’s messengers may be today’s food delivery cyclists
NYC considering a Styrofoam ban
Healthy behavior dropped after Hurricane Sandy, poll says
New safety feature could soon improve your commute
PlowNYC: the city’s online snowplow map gets put to use
Winner of the adAPT NYC micro apartment contest announced
What’s in the water?
Looking forward to light at LUMEN
Streetfilms re-introduces Zozo, the purple livable streets hero!
Garment District fights rezoning
Times Square Valentines heart will be made of Sandy-salvaged materials
New Amsterdam Market: reviving New York’s public market
An automaker takes a creative approach to renewable energy
O Christmas tree
Is “solutionism” getting us nowhere?
A global movement forms to facilitate sharing
Brooklyn’s holiday markets bear green gifts
A tribute to Andrew H. Green: New York’s forgotten visionary
Seeing like a tourist: Grand Central Terminal walking tour
MAS Summit 2012: imagine a donut above Grand Central, and Park Ave with a park in the middle
After Sandy, Occupying for good
Eds, meds, and environmental friendliness
Sheep, wool, and local farms
Manhattan, coffee island
The only way to ensure future happiness is to change the way we live: a speech from Uruguay’s President Jose Mujica
New Developments on Roosevelt Island
Discussing climate change at the dinner table; it’s possible!
Let’s Support Staten Island // Apoyemos a Staten Island
“Greening up” public housing
Revisiting the Rising Currents solutions: creating buffer zones for the city
A dispatch from silhouette city
Put sustainable city development on the national agenda
Hester Street Collaborative
Planning the future of NYC: sea gates and visions of LoLo
The election and the storm
Sandy volunteer info, day 8
Checking in after Sandy: Transportation Alternatives and the state of city cycling
A new cost-benefit analysis for storm protection
Sandy volunteer opportunities, updated
Safe to drink? Water quality after Sandy
Occupy Sandy relief effort at Rockaway Beach, 11/4/12. Photo: Chris Kreussling
Sandy relief, updates
Sandy firsthand: a snapshot of the storm from Marine Park, Brooklyn
Hurricane Sandy city relief effort: volunteer opportunities
Hurricane Sandy Photo Essay
Pre-storm roundup: wind map, trains stop at 7 PM, mayor orders evacuation of zone A
A climate class at Trade School
Hurricane Sandy bulletin
A little bit of everything: walking through Fort Greene
A brief tour of Melrose Commons, first LEED certified neighborhood in NYC
Arts and energy: a 100% wind powered Lincoln Center
What if you could give the city a ticket? The “City Ticket Kiosk” and 2 mobile apps offer the chance
A tiny train for a tiny city // Un tren pequeño para una ciudad pequeña
NYC Surfrider and 5 Gyres say: anyone can clean up the planet
Where the rich use public transport…
A rare bastion for a true “first nature” park in the Bronx
Swim through NYC now! // A nadar en NYC ya!
The people behind a new community supported fishery
Robot explores Gowanus Canal, seeks collaborators
Exploring Biophilic Cities
Parks get greener
Changing a city’s skin, changing a city’s mind
New in the net for NYC: Community Supported Fisheries
NYC surfers seek ban on plastic bags
Art on the High Line
Solving health problems one candy bar at a time
Urban sustainability – not just green technology
Building study: 1929 landmark plus 46 stories of recycled steel = Norman Foster’s Hearst Building
Sweet dissatisfaction: using map art to understand NYC’s most common complaints
Online resource for urban farmers
Nature-culture conference about Central Park
Brooklyn Borough Hall Greenmarket
A fish raised in Brooklyn
Is it “natural”?
The High Line enters its final stage of development
The conscious consumer
Recycling fashion made easy
Gone fishin’: Hunts Point Landing Park now open to everyone
A glimpse of the future, underground
Sounds of the City
Bikes & cookies
Colors From The Columbia Greenmarket!
Cider Week NYC: Carving out a place for apples in NY’s artisanal drink world
Brooklyn’s Barclays Center opens Friday to cultural and environmental acclaim
Drinking on the streets in public? Little Italy brings you the 86th annual Feast of San Gennaro
Virtual water: tracing our overlooked water sources
New approach to plant growing zones shows effect of climate change
Apps step in to fill the mass transit void in Apple’s iOS 6
Staten Island: Agricultural histories and a recreational future
Roses Blossom in Fall // Las rosas florecen en otoño
Thank You For Crafting With Us!
Textile Lab At “Unsold Supper” Event Tomorrow 9/15
Long-awaited park opens in North Brooklyn
Transportation Alternatives seeks public input on upcoming Play Streets
Colors Found At Tompkins Square Park Market!
Locating the Sacred: a new Asian American arts festival
This weekend: explore Newtown Creek at the helm of a motorized toy boat
Learn how to design a roof garden
Textile Lab: Color palette from Greenpoint, Brooklyn
A supergroup forms in the anti-fracking movement
Bird and building collisions: What you can do to help
Abandoned bikes resurrected for art exhibit
Chili Sauce from Habaneros and Carrots
Deep-seeded roots: NYC’s urban farming history
Textile Lab Visits Fort Greene Park In Brooklyn!
Manhattan’s East Side waterfront gets some kayaks
Summer Streets wraps up the 2012 season with some Double Dutch action
Warm Up Saturdays at MoMA PS1
Queer Farmer Film Project seeks participants
Storefront’s post-Olympic city
The Surfrider Foundation takes on plastic bags
Bike share pushed back till spring
Re-thinking ecological concepts // Re planteando conceptos ecológicos
Vegetable Tartlets with Wholewheat Crust
Inwood Welcomes Textile Lab
New York has a place for everyone // Nueva York tiene un lugar para todos
“Beasts of the Southern Wild”
Using apps to enjoy the NYC summer
Home on the Grange: Brooklyn’s biggest rooftop farm
Textile Lab Back On The Road for 2012!
Visions of a future city
The renewable resources of Don Quixote // El Quijote y los recursos renovables
High Line 4.0: Green Carceri
Green monsters: the new sustainable stadiums
Green roofs 101
Bokashi: a new (old) way to compost
Owning an electric car in NYC gets easier // Listo para comparer un vehículo eléctrico en NY? Ahora es más fácil
Solar powered streetscape coming soon
A weekend activity guide to art and nature around NYC
Chelsea Art Walk
Get to know your local greenmarket
Cool off with Water-On-the-Go
Fresh produce for a hard edged world
Moving closer to green: the transportation vision of Projjal Dutta
The Bronx River, restored
Swarming the city (beez in the sky)
Frack me not
300-square-foot apartments in the city?
Children design the ideal city // Los niños diseñan la ciudad ideal
Grand Central Interviews
Reimagining the East River Esplanade
Brownfields or Vacant Lots In Your Life?
The big green hackathon
Mid-Summer Workshop Saturday July 14th
World’s largest rooftop farm in Brooklyn
Weekend Warm Up and cool down at MoMA PS 1
Social Practice Queens: Re-imagining and Re-invigorating Corona Plaza
David Byrne, David Owen, and running toward the city
Google Maps goes off-roading
NPR listens to the heart of the city
River to River to ease the heatwave
Shakespeare in the Park(ing Lot) and more free summer culture
An intern in Cloud City
Kale Salad with Radishes and Feta
Can art encourage sustainable change?
Environmental crusader Mohamed Nasheed to speak in NYC
The green roof calculator “Green to earn green”
Summer in the City: Hidden Harbor Walking Tour
LowLine update: a park under the street
Beez in the trap?
Breaking ground on soundview park
So fresh and so green
Enjoy fun in the sun at a historic grand re-opening
Take a tour of New York…from the nineteenth century
Microscopic landscape by Malcolm MacDougall III
Can people be “LEED” certified?
Free Wifi Comes to Harlem Parks
Explore the city’s blue spaces
Exhibit: Design for the Real World Redux
3,200 miles, powered by the sun
Free kayaking in the city
IBM & CUNY: A solar power relationship for NYC
The Tappan Zee: from bridge to park?
No bike left behind!
The society of young urbanists
The elevator myth?
A new entrance at the Botanical Garden // Una nueva eco-entrada en el Jardín Botánico
Sometimes Cities: Urban America Beyond NYC
A potential “6 ½ Avenue” might become pedestrians’ saving grace
En hora buena City Atlas en español
Your coffee is also recyclable // El Café también se recicla
Progress on the East River Blueway Plan
Asparagus with Chive Flowers
Pathways in Technology High School
Battery Urban Farm changes landscapes and mindscapes
Open plans for your cycling summer
How to surveil yourself for (y)our own good
Why New York has the most valuable muck in the world
2012 Workshops at the Field Lab
Can you kickstart a city?
The bike station map arrives
Reimagining the city, beginning with sidewalk sheds
Bike month rolls on through May
New York’s hidden green secret
How Would You Make Policy Public?
City Zoning Turns Green
Why The High Line is Even More Impressive Than You Thought
The first Food Book Fair comes to Brooklyn
A Food Fight You Should Get Behind
Learning Made Fun – Let the Festivities Begin
An art exhibit in Bedford Stuyvesant works to inspire change
Digital puppets stalk kids in Queens
Details Emerge on Future NYC Bike Share
Time machine in Harlem: classic street games from the ’60s and ’70s return
Attention New Yorkers! Would You Like A Free Tree?
Pledge to shop & eat at local businesses from May 3-10!
Life after the BMW Guggenheim Lab: First Street Green
No Bike? Not a Problem With This New Bike Rental Social Network
How to Make Your Green Idea a Reality
Bloomberg Cleans Up the City’s Energy
Opening Day at the Field Lab
CSA Profile: Stoneledge Farm
Who is the Architect of the Century?
How to raise urban chickens
What happens to your electronics when you take them to be recycled?
Brooklyn’s urban agriculture scene gets a boost
A Few New Ways to Look at the World
CSA Profile: Corbin Hill Farm
This Bushwick Farm is an Outdoor Classroom
Explore The History Of Your City With The Urban Memory Project
Barter for knowledge with Trade School
An Easy Way to Cool Off
What would you paint with grass?
East River Blueway
Far Rockaway Project on Track for this Summer
What Does Your Utopian Brooklyn Look Like?
Ambitious East River Project Surges Forward
Mayor questions the role of social media in urban planning
1968 on the left, 2012 on the right
Want A Fun Way to Get Some Outdoor Exercise?
New York, NY: The Real Emerald City
New Bike Lane for Central Park
Yet Another Social Network… This Time For Your Building
Lara Penin and Eduardo Staszowski
Can social media help design a better city?
Would you like MTA’s entire art collection in the palm of your hand?
Vote For The New High Line Photo Print!
2050 May Include A Pond At Canal and West Broadway
High Line Shows New Designs for the North Section
PUBLIC INSTALLATION PROPOSAL
Seeking Seals in New York Harbor
PlaNYC: Water Supply
New Reading: Designing for Social Change
A Glimpse of the City, 1968
New York Gets a Green Thumbs Up
Need an outlet for ideas? Just write on the car.
Build it Green NYC: Over 75 tons of used materials and furniture
Reclaimed Urban Space in the East Village
The 2012 TED PRize goes to The City 2.0
Good Reading: The New American Homestead, Sustainable, Self-Sufficient Living in the Country or in the City
Donate, Swap or Take Home Used Materials for Your Next Artistic Endeavors!
Public Pool Coming to Brooklyn Bridge Park
A renewed push for wind power generation in NYC
Everyday Efficiency from an Eco-Entrepreneur
NYTimes: “Making Cities Safer for Cyclists and Pedestrians”
The Architectural League of New York: Emerging Voices
NYC is Lagging in Recycling: Become a recycling leader in your apartment building
Water Tanks: NYC Icon To Become Canvas for Public Art?
Chipotle Takes on Big Ag
OccupyOurFoodSupply Day of Global Action
Free lecture series!
Good Reading: Above The Pavement – The Farm!
9 Easy Steps to Making Your Own Moss Graffiti
LAGI: Field Guide to Renewable Energy Technologies
Mannahatta 2409: a work in progress
Broadway: 1000 Steps
SAFE Spring cleaning: 5 locations where you can drop-off those hard to dispose of household products
Mini-Libraries Hit the NYC Streets
Affordable artist space on the way in East Harlem
How to Build a Dream Garden in Any Apartment
Slow Food in a Fast Paced World
PlaNYC: Parks and Public Space
It’s not too late to start composting: GrowNYC makes it easy
HWKN’s Upcoming MoMA PS1 Installation “Cleans the Air”
Green Gamification: Who Knew Going Green Could Be So Much Fun?
Bruce Mau, Robert Hammond, David Bragdon: Three Compelling Interviews
New MoMA Exhibit Re-Imagines Suburbia
Getting on with Governors Island
The Queens Boulevard Project: Grassroots City Planning Turned Pro
The Lowline: Next-Gen Urban Renewal
In the Urban Crisis: a Free Lecture Series
Dr. Ruth on the Magic of Fort Tryon Park
Travel and Leisure Names Brooklyn’s Jane’s Carousel Pavilion Best Public Space 2012
Bloomberg on Cities and Climate Change: “Cities are Forging Ahead”
A New Type of Business for New York
A Different Approach to Rising Sea Levels
Green Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas
Apply for a Summer Play Street in Your Community
Green Map NYC
PlaNYC: Housing and Neighborhoods
Planning for Sea Level Rise in NYC
PlaNYC: An Introduction
NYC’s pop-up cafés will be back this summer
Six Urbanist Themes for the New Year
Urban Art Open Call: Barrier Beautification
Sewing Seeds: A Dye Plant CSA by Textile Arts Center
Environmental Impact Calculator
Does the pneumatic tube trash system have a future in NYC?
Beyond Shelter: Architecture and Human Dignity
Adaptive Reuse in Split
Bridging the Gap: Low-Cost, Sustainable Design with Architect Francis Kéré
The Language of Architecture
Burning the Midnight Oil: How Does Your Energy Consumption Compare to Other New Yorkers?
New Congestion Charge in Milan
Retrofitting to Make a Greener City
Sustainability meets social networking
Super Bowl Sunday Goes Green
3 Minute Film: The Landfill
Collaborative Consumption hits NYC
Bike Share Planning Workshops Begin To Locate Stations
New electronics recycling center opens in Brooklyn
Past and Future Come Together In Study of Climate Change and Historic Buildings
Grow Our Grassroots: February 11 Summit for trees, parks and gardens
Fig Trees in Boston; The USDA Updates Growing Map For Warmer Climate
Homes on Roosevelt Island to be powered by East River
Ioby.org and Deutsche Bank team up to fund green projects in NYC
How the Dutch got their bike paths
Cleanweb Hackathon Sparks Ingenuity Downtown for Green Data
Brook Park, South Bronx
Will the next mayor continue PlaNYC?
Bicycle power from Times Up
Jules Verne in Long Island City
New York by the Numbers; EPA Provides Searchable Map of CO2
A Digital Tree for Times Square
Vote For Best New MTA App
“Cities are making us more human”
Food Stamping the Green Markets
Land Art Generator Initiative partners with NYC Parks
Lab results for 2011
Mulchfest: Christmas trees recycle too
Bicycle into the New Year with Time’s Up
Field Guide printed
Has Madrid set the bar for a changing New York?
Cornell To Build Vast New Campus on Roosevelt Island
Bicentennial of Manhattan’s Master Plan
The world’s mayors should have broader role in climate debate: Bloomberg
Solar One in the Schools
Weekend Events: Green Careers MeetUp and Solar Energy Discussion, Plus Animals Opening Presents and Candlelight Tours
Weekend Videos : Essex St Trolley Terminal & Return to the City
Chic Scaffolding, Water Infrastructure, and Urban Farms
De-crowding the L, NYC 3rd Most Artistic City, Pilot Study Uses Mussels to Naturally Clean Bronx River
Special Event — “Urban by Nature: Healing the Landscape/Architecture Divide in NYC”
Tapping the Tappan Zee for Wind, Arts for Transit Director Speaks Out, and Outdoor Restaurant Seating on West Eighth
What to do with Governors Island? Why not connect it to Manhattan?
Happy Turkey Day
5 Sites for Buying Local Food Online, NYC Uses Tech to Solve Traffic Problems, and More Transit Tidbits
Toys Tell the History of NYC, Up-cycling to Create a Minimalist Closet, and a New Collaboration Cart for Design Charrettes
Civic Pride T-Shirts, Crowdsourcing the Electoral Redistricting Process, and the Climate Crisis Blame Game
After Intense Weather, MTA Preps for Climate Change at a Cost
Crowd Source Your Commute
Fracking Hearings from Trenton to Binghamton
Atlas Beat – Week of Nov 17, 2011 to Nov 30, 2011
Local Honey, Smart Parking, Urban Homesteading, Street Art Made By Erasing Dirt, and High Line Park Book
David Hyde Pierce
Putting it all in Context
The Food Truck Industrial Complex
Jamaica Bay Update
Video: Jan Gehl on cities
New York, Recycling Reprobate, Aims to Do Better
Planning Experts Call for an Overhaul of NYC Zoning Rules
Video: Cities of the Future
6 Sexy Electric Cars Hitting the Streets in 2012
The Hoefman’s Little Dutch House Stays Warm with Passive Design
Epson Makes the World’s First BPA-Free Recycled Thermal Receipt Paper
HP’s Project Moonshot Aims to Produce Super Low-Energy Servers
Samsung to Launch Flexible OLED Cell Phone in 2012
New York City Bike Share Timeline
Meetup : Biomimicry in the Big City: Can Nature Inspire Cleantech Solutions? – Nov.3rd
Behind the Power Grid, Humans With High-Stakes Jobs
Weprin Survey Finds 61 Percent Like Bike Lanes, Even in Eastern Queens
The Only Hope for Reducing Traffic – Commute
A Block Party Without a Block: A Community Survives Long After Its Homes Are Razed
Occupy Wall Street Movement Energizes Climate Protesters, But Also Highlights Contradictions
Evolutions in Sustainable Investing — Book Review from dMASS
What’s on Your Plate? The History and Politics of Food – Nov.1st (at Barnard College)
CityBench – The New New York City Bench
On Recycling, N.Y.C. Goes From Leader to Laggard
Revenge of the Electric Car (Movie Review)
New York City Native Plant Center’s Seed Is for the Future
SNAP Gardens: Food Stamps Grow Gardens
Rate New York City’s privately owned public spaces
A Diverse New York City? In Some Ways, Anything But
Statue Of Liberty Getting Webcams For Her 125th Birthday
Supply Chain Spotlight: Freight Rail
It’s the Parking, Stupid: One Transportation Consultant’s Tough Love Approach – Commute – The Atlantic Cities
Green Roofs Aren’t Perfect—Yet
Water Bottle Pollution Facts
Nature Adds Water, and Everything Mushrooms
Bike Helmets Aren’t Required for New York Share Program
At Zuccotti Park, a People’s Library
Tiago Barros Designs a Passing Cloud that Lets You Float Through the Sky
Zombies in the Garden: Ray Villafane’s Giant Pumpkin Sculpture – Video
Utilities Can’t Convince Us to Save Energy—Can Facebook?
Free things to do by day
Is Gentrification Always Bad for Revitalizing Neighborhoods?
Gowanus Artist Elizabeth O’Reilly Puts Canal on the Map — Artistically
Climate Activists Stand With Occupy Wall Street Movement
World’s Largest Pumpkin Carved Into an Awesome Creepy Sculpture – Photos
Top 3 US cities moving in different directions
BEYOND THE SUPER-SQUARE – Oct. 28-30 (the Bronx)
Guess The Year… And What These New Yorkers Were Protesting
The New Museum’s Giant Slide (And More) Has Arrived!
New York City Wants to Fast Track Wind Power Installations in Freshkills Park
World Population to Hit 7 Billion People This Week!
East River Ferry Service Exceeds Expectations
The Haunted Manhattan Tour – Nov.2nd
Lecture by James Rojas – Nov.1st
Pratt Institute PSPD Film Series, Lavender Lake – Oct. 28 (Brooklyn)
Clean sweep: Hundreds turn out to spruce up Jamaica Bay
The Case for Gardening as a Means to Curb Climate Change
Add Turn Signals to Your Bicycle For Less Than $40
On Recycling, N.Y.C. Goes From Leader to Laggard
Where the super rich live
Future of Solar and Wind Power May Hinge on Federal Aid
GrowNYC Costume Swap to Help You Green Your Halloween – Oct 28 (at Build it Green)
Occupy Wall Street Puts Spotlight on Privately Owned Public Spaces
Welcome to the 4th Dimension! October 26, 2011
The 50 Coolest Fictional Cities from Complex Magazine
World can be powered by alternative energy, using today’s technology, in 20-40 years, experts say
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge Photos
DOT Hell’s Kitchen Study Produces Slate of Pedestrian Safety Upgrades
The Architecture & Design Film Festival: Oct.19-23
Williamsburg Restaurant Starting "Pay What You Want" Policy Starting on November 4, 2011
The Opportunity for Civic Startups (Slides from the Web 2.0 Expo)
What’s the greenest building? The problem with ranking systems
Stranded in suburbia: Why aren’t Americans moving to the city?
2011 MAS Summit Videos Now Online – The Municipal Art Society of New York
E-waste idea: Turn an iMac into an aquarium
Making Room film by Urban Omnibus
As Awake As Possible: Artist Jon Cotner Talks About Participatory City Living
How Would You Use City Traffic Crash Data?
Loop De Loop Recycling Event
David Bragdon, James Gennaro and Carter Strickland Jr. discuss how to make New York City greener and more environmentally friendly
Arts, Culture & Fun: Deaf Jam : Free Movie Screening October 19, 2011
Reimagine the Waterfront: Design-Ideas Competition – Deadline: Jan 15, 2012
Tax Plan to Turn Old Buildings ‘Green’ Finds Favor – NYTimes
Is a Vibrant City Best Measured at Night?
Retrofitting Old Gas Stations into Good Urbanism
The Good Guide – a resource for finding safe, healthy, green & ethical products based on scientific ratings
See What It’s Like to Work for 311 – VIDEO
Tillett Lighting Design Inc. | OHNY October 15, 2011
Tactical Urbanism – October 15, 2011
Loop De Loop Recycling with Textile Lab
The High Cost of Free Parking: Updated and now in paperback
Find Your Way in a City GPS-Free by Paying Attention to the Ubiquitous Cues
Debunking Another Green Jobs Attack by Murdoch’s Wall Street Journal
Buildings = Energy Exhibit at the AIA – Oct 1, 2011 to Jan 12, 2012
Have Your (Batter) Cake & Eat It, Too: A 19th-Century Food Tasting : October 14th, 2011
Civic Action: A Vision for Long Island City | The Noguchi Museum – October 13, 2011 to April 22, 2012
The Secret Science Club – October 13, 2011
Map visualizes Web 2.0 as Cities
Intro to Green for Co-ops & Condos – October 13, 2011
Great graphics tell us what we already know: Homemade food is less expensive than fast food
Can We Turn Manhattan’s Stalled Construction Sites Into Urban Oases?
Schumer Proposes LIRR Riders Bill of Rights: Gothamist
Bicycling in the City is Good for You, Despite Air Pollution | Planetizen
The Electric Vehicle Story
Textile Lab at New Green City
Textile Lab In Brooklyn
The shareable future of cities, Video of Alex Steffen’s TED Talk
Brooklyn Night Bazaar – October 9, 2011
Engineers of the world say: We have all the tech we need to cut carbon
Here’s What Manhattan Looks Like Miniature, And In Marble
Iconathon Designs Symbols for Civic Ideas
Green Breakfast Club | The evolution will be caffeinated – Oct 11
Bryant Park’s Bathroom Ranked Best In The World!: Gothamist
White Roof Project
Reimagining the Waterfront
New Audible Pedestrian Signals Make 25 NYC Intersections More Accessible
Via Verde in South Bronx is a New Look for Sustainable Low-income Housing
More Cyclists = Safer Streets
Donate Food for Those Affected by Tropical Storm Lee & Irene
Participate in One Day On Earth – Worldwide Collaboration – Nov 11, 2011
Municipal Art Society’s 2nd Annual Summit for New York City – October 14-15, 2011
Re-imagining Factories, Vertically
Bronx Bears Love Fall Pumpkins
NYC’s most-used turnstile- Guess Where it is
Textile Lab At Greenmarket in LIC
Open House Discussions at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory – Oct 1
Read About Textile Lab/ Inhabitat
“Urbanized” – a new film by Gary Hustwit
New York Lifestyle Helps Save the Planet
U-n-f-o-l-d Exhibit Sept.30 – Dec.15
Subway Platform Cell Service Starts This Week, The Future is Now
Recharge with 10 Solar-Powered Designs
Enabling Crowdsourced City Construction
Break through on Second Avenue Subway
Textile Lab In Dumbo
Can Organic Food Feed More People Sooner?
Radiolab On Cities
The Building Names Project: Giving Character to Urban Spaces
10 Ways to Re-purpose Old Tech
Sustainable Food News
Uprooting the Old, Familiar Parking Meter – NYTimes.com
Dumbo Arts Festival This Saturday!
New Green House in Hoboken, Future Home for Low-income Family
Low Line Underground Park Proposed: LES’s New High Line?
MTA Adds Giant New Touchscreen That Tells You Where Delays Are
Watch and learn about seine fishing in Brooklyn Bridge Park – Sept 25
All along Broadway citizens, artists, community groups and scientists collaborate on ideas for the urban ecosystem
Fill in the Blank, Insert ____ Here Art Suggests Green Community Projects
Make your own electric car
Smorgasburg Is For Foodies
Request a Street Tree : New York City Department of Parks & Recreation
Serve.gov is an online resource for both finding volunteer opportunities in your community and for creating your own.
Eagle Street Rooftop Farm
ioby.org (In Our Back Yard)
Cities: more housing = more density = better jobs = growing economy
9 Tips for Tenants Who Want to Be Green
Community Supported Agriculture – a guide by Just Food
Good Tips for Beginner Cyclists
The NYC Compost Project: a comprehensive resource from NYCWasteLess
Green roofs get property owners a tax break
Great guide for reducing energy usage from Con Edison – The Power of Green
Free Con Edison Energy Efficiency Resources for Small Businesses
Creating Immense Amounts of Kinetic Energy from Speeding Subway Trains
Participatory Budgeting is Coming to NYC – Find Out What it Means
Does your favorite restaurant have the Snail of Approval?
24 hours of broadcasts about the realities of climate change – NYC at 7PM tonight
OASIS NYC Map Makes Loads of Geographic Data Available to the Public
Can Bacteria Turn Our Newspapers Into Biofuel?
Textile Lab At Smorgasburg
Field Lab Garden Party
Textile Lab Meets Columbia!
City Atlas Workshops at Parsons and Hunter
LED light bulbs are the future of light bulbs, says Wired Magazine
Artist Posts New Etiquette Rules Around The City
See Textile Lab At Columbia!
Welcome To Inwood!
White Out Global Warming
Textile Lab Visits Inwood This Saturday!
Beautiful but illegal – Aerialist above the Williamsburg Bridge
post template development
Big Apple day and night – photographer Stephen Wilkes covers them both in one frame
Report issues in your neighborhood with the SeeClickFix map
My Brooklyn, a film-in-the-making about how dramatic changes in the borough affect people
Video visualization of all human infrastructure on earth
The Failure of Environmental Education – Book Review
Make your bike lights look like Tron to keep safe at night
New York City Hurricane Irene news roundup – reports, maps, science, advice
Teenager inspired by nature may have just improved solar power tech
New York Restoration Project
East Harlem the next stop for bike lanes?
Interactive Urban Installation at BMW Guggenheim Lab on Houston
Textile Lab Visits 79th Street Greenmarket!
NYC Parks Volunteer Opportunities
Stefan Sagmeister, Khoi Vinh, Ji Lee
You think this summer’s been hot? Better start getting used to it…
Visit the NYBG’s Greenmarket for affordable, locally grown produce!
Get your Ping Pong on! Play for free in Bryant Park daily!
Go camping with your family for free in NYC parks before the summer ends!
Have you visited the new section of the High Line park? Watch this video to learn how it was made into a reality
If you feel the need for speed but your bike is in sad shape, check out a basic repair class by Time’s Up.
Catch a glimpse of New York and Amsterdam in 2040 at the Center for Architecture.
Join the Urban Park Rangers in Central Park for FREE!
Looking for a delicious way to spend the afternoon? Head over to Smorgasburg, a Williamsburg flea market at it’s best!
Check out The Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum’s plans for exhibitions like “Design with the Other 90%: Cities”
Check out the new official NYC taxi and Find out why the decision is so controversial
Out of ideas for fun summer activities? Go Kayaking for free at the Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse!
Ever wonder what’s driving up your home energy bills every month?
No cars on the streets? Enjoy Summer Streets on August 6, 13 and 20. -Sea
Is the age of the building you live in related to the community and cultural presence of the area?
Louis Armstrong said that “if you have to ask what jazz is, you’ll never know.” Don’t ask, listen! This weekend! -EM
The 32nd Annual Queens County Farm Museum Pow Wow! This Weekend! -Sea
Can nuclear power be part of the solution? A well-informed analysis.
Get a tree, plant a tree, and help NYC breathe easier!
New York citizens suggested, and implemented, ways the city could save money.
Understanding Urbanism, From a Christian Theologian.
Streetsblog takes a look at NYC space reallocation; the results may surprise you.
NYC has over 8 million stories. What’s yours?
Cellist Alexander Chen turns NYC transit into music!
The average New York City household throws out over two pounds of food waste per day. Learn to compost.
Volunteer to cook authentic 18th century food this summer.
What does the Coast Guard do in NYC?
The Sustainable Food Jobs blog features jobs from all over the country in the green food field.
Citywide Waterfront Access Map
Come see Birds and the Bay at Jamaica Bay!
Rethinking the Sheridan: Municipal Art Society walking tour.
Shipping Container Architecture from Brooklyn to Kyrgyzstan
Some people’s climate beliefs shift with the weather.
NYers don’t have too many options for kitchens–small or very small. MOMA talks kitchens help us fill that void.
Curious about local food in NYC? Watch this CNN video and learn about vertical farming:
Idealist.org lists jobs for social good and volunteer opportunities to give back
Preview of the Textile Lab
Chicken or beef? Or…lionfish? The best solution to eliminating an invasive species might just be to eat it…
Learn more about the latest developments in solar energy
Start training now so you can bike 100 miles all around NYC! It’ll be a ride you won’t soon forget.
Find out what you can eat in Prospect Park!
Check out the nation’s first Zero-Packing grocery store
Ever wondered where those “greenest cities” lists get their facts, and who’s behind them?
Micro Textile Lab launches in Greenpoint
Come to a family workshop at MCNY where kids can learn to build neighborhoods and cities!
Governor Cuomo may soon remove the ban on hydrofracking in New York. What does this mean for the environment?
You’ve checked out the High Line, now learn more about the history of freight in lower Manhattan.
Read about President Obama’s plans to raise vehicle mileage and emissions standards.
The EPA is enforcing new limits on pollutants from US power plants. Find out how this affects our environment.
Would we throw less away if we had smaller trash cans? Can we have a “relationship” with our trash?
“Virtue is bold, and goodness never fearful.”
What is urban sprawl, why is it a systemic problem and what can we do about it?
Put your green ideas into action with the Green Breakfast Club!
Own or buying a hybrid car? Find out how to get the best bang for your buck with this objective scorecard.
Volunteer to paint New York’s roofs white. Help save electricity and make the city cooler!
Come explore Canarsie Pier on a 4-mile paddle!
Bored and under 18? Check out NYC’s guide to youth oriented activities in the city.
Learn about the implications of the Supreme Court’s new ruling on greenhouse gases.
This Saturday, catch a free ferry to Governors Island to enjoy boat tours and other activities on City of Water
See if your roof has the potential to harness solar energy
My Block NYC – Awesome Video Map of NYC Streets
Interactive Map of the Waterfront from the Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance
ioby.org Projects Map
Are you a Fan of Fresh Air? Check out this alternative to air conditioning.
Join cyclists of all ages on a leisurely-paced 20 mile tour through 8 Queens neighborhoods and two expansive parks.
You’ll never be lost in Red Hook, Brooklyn with this Sustainable Initiatives Map.
Can’t wait to dip your feet in the cool ocean waters this summer?
An online bazaar for odd jobs — would you use it?
Urban Omnibus explains how short-distance freight can improve the health, efficiency and landscape of NYC.
Check out this guide for a comprehensive listing of all free outdoor movie screenings.
Scroll through this collection of signage & witness the history that is present all around us.
Take a science class at the Brooklyn Brainery this summer.
Check out this Gothamist article about the High Line, from 2002.
Brokelyn has compiled a price index of the best grocery store prices for BBQ provisions. Have a great Memorial Day!
Coney Island beach opens Memorial Day weekend! Check out a rolling rickshaw while you are there.
Find the best collection of links for your green job search.
Learn how to grow upside-down tomatoes!
Images of NYC storefronts from bygone eras, from the book Store Front: The Disappearing Face of New York.
New York Public Library turned 100 on Friday! Artist Nathan Sawaya created replicas for the famous lions, Patience and Fortitude.
NYC has a plan to become the leading digital city. What do you want to see in the digital future of our city?
This amazing time lapse video about cities took over one year to make!
Today was national bike to work day. Did you ride? Check out these stories of some amazing NYC bike commuters.
Scientists are making progress in research to make plastic out of bio-material rather than petroleum.
Free outdoor movie season in NYC is upon us! Which movie are you most excited to see this year?
The Mississippi River is still flooding… What does this mean for our food supply?
Looking for a place to volunteer in the summer, but don’t know where to start? Check out New York Cares.
Whats going on with Brooklyn Bridge Park?
What can you do with a 180,000 square foot vacant lot along the Greenpoint waterfront?
Celebrate bike month with a 45 mile along the Brooklyn waterfront.
Read about the sustainability issues surrounding tilapia, the most popular farmed fish in America.
Read about the First Houses, the LES housing complex where public housing began.
Check out the Photography Collection of the Brooklyn Historical Society.
Evolving or Embalmed? Debating New York’s Skyline. MAS and LPC panel on May 11, 2011 at 6:30 p.m. RSVP.
Gasland screening at Museum of the City of NY on May 9th, 6.30pm. Reservations are required.
How can balloons help the Gulf of Mexico? Check out these populist geographers.
What’s a NORC? Urban Omnibus explains how urbanist values can serve NY’s aging population.
Go on a Wild Brooklyn Parrot Safari this Saturday, May 7 at 11am! RSVP requested.
Looking for a great summer job? Apply to be a Farmer’s Market Monitor here! $12/hr
Micro Textile Lab
kickstarter campaign for Field Lab
New York Cares meets pressing community needs by mobilizing caring New Yorkers in volunteer service
Want to Help New York City Classrooms that Need Extra Supplies?
DIY resource Skillshare.com has classes to learn anything from anyone
Looking for a delicious way to spend the afternoon?
White Roofs Project
Urban Park Rangers will guide you through Central Park’s most picturesque and historic places
Brooklyn Greenway Map
Interviews with New Yorkers and visitors
Grand Central interviews
Do-It-Yourself Brownfield Remediation: Field Lab
Put Your Neighbors To Work With Zaarly, A Local Market for Odd Jobs
Summers in New York always bring outdoor movies
Scroll through past storefronts of NY!
Central Park Boat Pond
City Hall subway station, 1904
Is Privatization a Bad Deal for Cities and States? – Room for Debate – NYTimes.com
The Sandhog Project
Group Food Buying Made Easy
Green Jobs Training