Posts Tagged climate change

Climate Change News Roundup

December 3, 2010
Climate Change News Roundup

The next round of community conversations for the update of PlaNYC was announced. For more on the update process see my post on PlaNYC 2.0. The schedule for upcoming meetings is: Upper Manhattan Monday, December 6th, 2010 7:00PM – 9:00PM State Office Building 2nd Flr. Gallery 163 West 125th Street, (enter on 126th) A, B, […]

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New York State Climate Action Plan Interim Report Released

November 15, 2010
New York State Climate Action Plan Interim Report Released

Last year New York governor Paterson announced an ambitious goal to reduce carbon emissions for the state to 80% below 1990 levels by the year 2050. Last week, the New York Climate Action Council, the committee formed to prepare a plan to achieve this goal, released their first interim report. There will be a 6 […]

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Ready and Open for Crisis?

August 24, 2010
Ready and Open for Crisis?

We humans are funny beasts. We like to think of ourselves as proactive and flexible, when actually, for the most part we are reactive and rigid, to the point that how we respond to certain stimuli actually becomes part of our identity. Or perhaps it is the other way around, our identity shapes how we […]

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Cities Act

December 15, 2009
Cities Act

While nations talk… There is a chorus of media coverage on what is going wrong in Copenhagen. From walk outs to private jetting to arrested protests, it really is starting to look a bit like an act of the Theater of the Absurd. The most basic definition of absurd in this reference, “takes the form […]

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Tipping Points

December 8, 2009
Tipping Points

For the last few days, I was lucky enough to attend and participate in an event packed full of inspiration, art and climate science. We at CISC had been working with the Earth Institute at Columbia University, The British Council and the UK based organization TippingPoint, to organize the first United States held TippingPoint conference. […]

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