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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…

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.

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.”

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.”

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…

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.