All Posts Under AAACity Atlas guests & interviews

Ro Randall

“By the time you folk have finished university, and are maybe three or four years into your first job, that 10 years that has been spoken about is gone. So there needs to be a space where people like yourselves can feel safe enough to talk about what your fears and hopes are for the future.”

David Bookbinder

“It’s important that high school students and even younger than high school students understand what exactly is happening to the planet they’re living on.”

Kim Nicholas

“If I go chronologically, it actually starts with a personal story. So in 2012, I had a beer with my friend Charlie…”

Alice Larkin

“One of my main areas that I’ve focused on for years is just the kind of timeframe to change to make the changes and how that needs to be really rapid. You can’t just rely on huge infrastructure projects because they take ages.”

Jeff Berardelli

JEFF BERARDELLI: So when you take a long term drought due to climate change–mostly due to climate change, not all of it–and then you take…

Radley Horton

RADLEY HORTON: If we look at other things that kill far more people like having heart disease, or, you know, having really bad asthma, or…

Aarne Granlund

“We calculated that 60 to 70% of the Finnish emissions profile is connected to households. How they live, how they heat their home, for example. With that kind of profile, we get about 10 tonnes per person on the average in Finland. That should drop to 2.5 tonnes within 10 years.”

Teaching low-carbon living

Law professor Karl Coplan reached the Pacific in June, 2019, after riding his bike from the East Coast. And now he’s written a book about how to live extremely well, and on a tiny footprint.

V. Ramanathan’s Lecture “Climate Change Morphing Into an Existential Threat”

Veerabhadran Ramanathan of Scripps Institute University of California San Diego Speaking at Creighton University, February 21, 2018 [see full video here] Introductory remarks by Professor…

New York Society for Ethical Culture

The New York Society for Ethical Culture is a humanist community that has been dedicated to social justice and education since its founding in 1876.…

The conscience of a graphic novelist

Given the imperative of fast action on climate, 2018 must be a year that prioritizes decisions rather than simply adds more detail to a story…

Peter Kalmus

Peter Kalmus has reduced his personal carbon emissions from roughly 20 tons to 2, and he’s written a book about what he’s learned.

Wellington Chen

Chinatown was hurt during Hurricane Sandy, with many non-English speaking elderly stranded in high rises without water, lights, heat, or elevators. What future plans for the historic neighborhood are best, as projections for sea level rise increase?

Climate Change: Impacts and Solutions (Yale Club of NYC)

‘2016 marks the point where we realize that climate change is deeply intertwined with problems like poverty, inequality, and the long-term sustainability of the planet.’

Walter Meyer

The Power Rockaways Resilience team developed cultural knowledge so valuable that it led to an award from the White House.