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Earth Week: University Center Sustainability Tours

Join the Tishman Environment and Design Center and the New School Buildings for a special Sustainability Tour of The New School University Center. Tours will be guided by Erik Eibert, Assistant Director for Sustainable Initiatives. Tours will leave from the lobby of the University Center at 3pm and 4pm. This event is part of Earth Week at The New School, sponsored by the Tishman Environment and Design Center.

Building on the strengths of the “teach-in” model, ” Not Going Back” is organized around four types of interventions: Historical & Cultural Context/Learning As We Build; Practical Knowledge and Skill-Building; Strategic Advocacy; and Self-care and healing spaces.

Bill McKibben on the Fate of the Earth

On Thursday, November 10, Bill McKibben will give the inaugural Jonathan Schell Memorial Lecture on the Fate of the Earth at the New School in New York City.

Environmental Justice: Then and Now

Take a look at the past, present, and future of the Environmental Justice movement. Join the Tishman Environment and Design Center at The New School as we celebrate the 25th anniversary of the adoption of The Principles, examine the progress of the Environmental Justice movement, and discuss what is yet to be achieved.

Greening the Global Economy: Robert Pollin

Robert Pollin gives a lecture about his book, followed by a panel discussion moderated by Katrina vanden Heuvel (editor, and publisher of The Nation). The event will be followed by a reception. Copies of Greening the Global Economy will also be on sale at the event.

Joel Towers

“We’re educating students who will go out into the world and have 60 years or more of productive and engaged life. What is the world going to be like 60 years from now?”

Turning Vacant Acres into Community Resources

This two-day event will engage advocates, policy makers and scholars in New York City land policy workshops, discussions focusing the history of vacant land in New York City and a symposium in which land transformation facilitators from around the world will share best practices.

Climate Change Demands We Change. Why Aren’t We?

There is no issue more urgent than climate change, yet government, corporations, and the public are reluctant to change. The Center for Public Scholarship at The New School for Public Research presents the 31st Social Research conference, “Climate Change Demands We Change. Why Aren’t We?.