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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…

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…

Ingenuity in the Extrapolation Factory

An experiment in public thinking about future design gave participants a chance to develop ideas and voice one’s own opinion, through making the kinds of objects that might be found in a 99c store of the future.

The only way to ensure future happiness is to change the way we live: a speech from Uruguay’s President Jose Mujica

Uruguay’s president Jose Mujica offers a stirring reminder that happiness will soon become impossible unless we, all of us, make drastic lifestyle changes today, hearkening back to one of our founding forefathers and their shared Epicurean mindset.

Pathways in Technology High School

“For every student who comes to P-TECH, they’re going to be a great leader in the city, in another ten years–and we’re so proud of them. But it’s also about the whole economic development of New York City… ”

Dong-Ping Wong

“Plus Pool is a floating pool in the river for everyone. The most important aspect of the design is that it filters river water through the pool’s walls.”