Archive for July, 2010

The Food Revolution 2.0

July 27, 2010
The Food Revolution 2.0

Today I had one of those days where the stars aligned. It just so happened that those stars were food and technology. I checked my Facebook page today and found that a friend had invited me to “like” the group Brooklyn Homesteader, an information sharing online resource about urban agriculture recently started by hobbyist farmer […]

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Times Square Goes Under Water

July 26, 2010
Times Square Goes Under Water

Hi everyone, my name is Kevin Xiao and I am a summer Planning and Outreach Intern at CISC.  During the academic year, I am an undergraduate student at Dartmouth College, focusing on government and environmental studies as prospective majors.  Outside of the academic setting, I love photography, especially shooting events and public art/designs.  I look […]

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Valet at the Venue

July 26, 2010
Valet at the Venue

Some of the best things about summer in the city (besides the extreme heat of course) are bikes and outdoor music. It seems you can’t turn a corner without running into either. And this summer, the City Parks Foundation and Transportation Alternatives are teaming up to provide a complimentary experience combining the best of both […]

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Thank you Stephen Schneider

July 22, 2010
Thank you Stephen Schneider

You likely have heard that Stephen Schneider, a warrior of sorts in the battle on climate change, has passed. An influential climatologist, who used his research to push for action on climate change, he was called a “great communicator.” He had advised presidents ranging from Richard Nixon to our current leader, Barack Obama. To read […]

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NYC Green Roof Tax Credit Survery

July 12, 2010
NYC Green Roof Tax Credit Survery

If you have attempted to navigate the green roof tax credit process and have done so with success or without, the Storm Water Infrastructure Matters (SWIM) Coalition wants to hear from you. From their site: S.W.I.M. Coalition is seeking feedback on your experience with obtaining a tax credit for a green roof project in NYC. […]

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