Posts Tagged bill solecki

From the Director: Marking Time

October 29, 2009
From the Director: Marking Time

Today’s entry is written not by me, but by the Director of the CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities, Dr. Bill Solecki. This is hopefully the first of many entries by him that provide over views, thoughts, and reflections on what sustainable cities are, where they are going, and how we begin to measure their success. […]

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NYC Climate Week

September 21, 2009
NYC Climate Week

Its a big day,  actually big week for climate issues in the city. The Yes Men are at it again with a new faux paper. Remember the Times of 2008 that announced the Iraq war ended? Well, today was a Post rendition based on climate change. I just point this out because while the paper […]

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NYC Green Roof Tax Abatement

March 13, 2009
NYC Green Roof Tax Abatement

Take Two Last week’s blog entry on the status of the New York City Green Roof Tax Abatement was pulled from the blog on Friday, March 6th when it came to our attention that there were some inaccuracies stated within it. The text where the inaccuracies lay was in the following paragraph: “The initiative is […]

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New York is Getting Warmer and Wetter

February 19, 2009
New York is Getting Warmer and Wetter

What are You Going to do About it? As many people have heard, the New York City Panel on Climate Change released the Climate Risk Information (CRI) report this past Tuesday. Formed as part of the Mayor’s PlaNYC initiative to address the effects of a warming planet on New York City, CISC Director, Bill Solecki, […]

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CISC on WNYC

May 18, 2008

And Reporting Live from the Better West Coast Apologies to readers who have been looking to the Sustainable Cities Blog for upcoming events, running commentary and all things green and considered in NYC. The blog has been on hiatus–along with me, on vacation in sunny California. But while on this voyage filled with traffic (lots […]

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