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PlaNYC 2.0 is seeking your input

October 22, 2010
PlaNYC 2.0 is seeking your input

PlaNYC was officially unveiled on Earth Day 2007 as a constellation of objectives to make a “Greaner, Greater New York,” including steps to reduce the city’s total carbon footprint by 30% by 2030. Community organizations and environmental groups were consulted in the creation of the plan and many organized around the goals of the plan. […]

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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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Curb Catastrophic Waste in Your Home

July 22, 2009
Curb Catastrophic Waste in Your Home

Our regular readers have probably noticed that for the last few weeks we have been posting about upcoming events being held on Governors Island. These have all been sponsored and organized by our host Institute and today I’d like to quickly make sure that people know exactly what it is that we’re doing out there, […]

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Stimulus and Remediation

April 13, 2009

How Brownfield Clean Ups Efforts are Benefiting Happy monday readers. If you celebrated last week with non-pork or yesterday with pork products, happy holidays. I am just coming from The First Annual NYC Brownfield Awards, where there was much cause for celebration. The Ceremony served to recognize “the most remarkable brownfield projects in New York […]

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Who Opens their Windows in the Winter?

March 3, 2009
Who Opens their Windows in the Winter?

Or rather, Who Doesn’t? Starting this week, the Sustainable Cities blog will feature one post a week (on Tuesdays) that deals more with the day in and day out sustainability experience of New Yorkers. Thor Ritz, a Research Assistant at the Institute, will be joining the Green Queen Bee.  Since everyone speaks economics these days, […]

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