All Posts Under climate change

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.”

City-scale climate education for Paris

Julien Dossier of the consulting firm Quattrolibri, Raphael Menard of the engineering firm Elioth, and their supporting team are authors of the 2017 sustainability plan…

The Green New Deal is the real deal

Like the original New Deal, the Green New Deal is extremely wide-ranging. It addresses agriculture, energy, transportation, economic security, the environment, and the entire social sphere besides.

We turned the future of New York City into a board game

“I am evangelizing about the game to fellow faculty at Vanderbilt.” Jonathan Gilligan, Vanderbilt University “Energetic is an invaluable energy policy tool for understanding the…

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.’