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The Hudson Quadricentennial

November 9, 2009
The Hudson Quadricentennial

If you haven’t heard by now, the Institute is hosting a full day tribute to and celebration of Henry Hudson’s voyage on the Hudson 400 years ago. Ours is with a twist though. We aren’t interested only in the last 400 years, we are thinking about the next 100. In the Wake of the Half […]

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Edible Installations at Eyebeam

August 31, 2009
Edible Installations at Eyebeam

Posted by the Green Queen Bee…back in action. It has been quite a few weeks since I have had the opportunity to share in the production of the Sustainable Cities Blog. I have been in hives of the southern hemisphere, doing research and finishing up the last six credits of my Masters degree. So, you […]

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Sustainability in the Bathroom

August 26, 2009
Sustainability in the Bathroom

A few days ago, Slate ran an amusing piece on the sustainability issues surrounding “toilet behavior in the Western world.”  The folks over here at CISC like this article because while it takes full advantage of the comedic value of the subject matter, it also conveys the very real importance of reducing consumption in the […]

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Toward a Solar Powered NYC, This Weekend on Gov. Island

August 6, 2009
Toward a Solar Powered NYC, This Weekend on Gov. Island

When people talk about productive urban solar power installations, I tend to think of the sun drenched cities of the South: Phoenix, Albuquerque or even Miami.  Their cool and cloudy cousins further north seem to be unlikely candidates for major solar energy infrastructure (especially with summers like the one we’re experiencing in New York!). However, […]

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Easy Ways Everyone Can Green Their Workplace

July 29, 2009
Easy Ways Everyone Can Green Their Workplace

Since we spend a majority of our time in our workplace, wouldn’t it be nice if it was not only a little more earth friendly, but also healthier and more people friendly? Learn why workplace greening is critical—even the smallest steps count—and how to do it for yourself and your workplace. Dan Miner, Chair of […]

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