Archive for June, 2010

CISC Director Named IPCC Lead Author

June 30, 2010
CISC Director Named IPCC Lead Author

Dr. William Solecki, Professor of Geography at Hunter College, Director of CISC, Co-Chair of the New York City Panel on Climate Change, amongst other things, has been bestowed another honor and we would just like to take a moment to acknowledge that here on the blog. He has been nominated as a lead author for […]

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Feed Your Mind: Education and Science on the Hudson

June 29, 2010

This past Saturday, I had the opportunity to attend and help out with CISC’s Hydroponics and the City: New Food for a New Age event in Yonkers. The event took place on the Science Barge, run by the lovely people at Groundwork Hudson Valley, and was cosponsored by Gotham Greens and DoTank: Brooklyn. Participants were […]

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Powerful Plots: Attention Grabbing Gardens in the City

June 23, 2010

Hi all. I’m new to the blog. My name is Alex and I am the Internship Coordinator for the Institute.  I am also a graduate student in Urban Planning at Hunter College studying food systems and food security.  I look forward to blogging about all things urban-ag related for your reading pleasure in the coming […]

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As Attention Moves to Senate Energy Bill, Global Coal Boom Continues

June 22, 2010
As Attention Moves to Senate Energy Bill, Global Coal Boom Continues

From Andy Revkin at Dot Earth: One way to keep perspective amid all the Beltway cogitation over how  to keep a climate component in an energy bill is to pay attention to the global coal industry.  Coal is the prime factor determining the pace of growth in emissions of heat-trapping carbon dioxide as human populations […]

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May 2010: Hottest on Record

June 21, 2010
May 2010: Hottest on Record

The U.S.  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) reported that May 2010 was the warmest May ever recorded.  In addition, it was the 303rd consecutive month that was hotter than the 20th century global average for that month. From Reuters: The long-term warming trend, along with reports that Arctic sea ice covered less of the […]

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