Archive for the Education Category

City Atlas Has Launched!

September 22, 2011
City Atlas Has Launched!

We are thrilled to announce that the City Atlas is now launched and running. We are still in a beta testing mode, but all of our content is up there and the site will be functioning, updated, and utilized from now on! Please do come and check it out for your self but a recap […]

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Climate Reality Check: 98 vs. 2

September 15, 2011
Climate Reality Check: 98 vs. 2

Al Gore’s latest initiative to galvanize the masses on the dangers and realities of climate change kicked off today with  24 Hours of Reality; an online educational event that will bring 24 people, from 24 places, in the span of 24 hours to discuss how changing climates are already impacting them. CISC Director Bill Solecki […]

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Irene, and other extremes

August 30, 2011
Irene, and other extremes

As New Yorkers return to business as usual, largely spared from the severe impacts of Irene that surrounding suburbs and neighboring states experienced, there is of course the quiet chatter of people who felt duped. That the city over-did it on the evacuations, that all the buying of water and batteries was the result of […]

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Good Economic Growth vs. No Economic Growth

August 23, 2011
Good Economic Growth vs. No Economic Growth

So, most people have noticed that the “recession,” is not so fickle.  As we clumsily and painfully coast through year four of this economic debacle, some are claiming that we are in a depression, while others are simply stating that this is the double dipper.  The reality is, times are tough. I haven’t done any […]

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Re-Imagining our Home

June 9, 2011
Re-Imagining our Home

One landscape at a time. Post 9-11 New York City has been left with what always appears to be an un-finished skyline, a reminder of what is not there. And while the Freedom Tower is set to fill the void in the next year or so, this picture that was featured on Inhabitat’s write up […]

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