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Electric Fish Deliveries

February 2, 2009
Electric Fish Deliveries

Supported in Part by CUNY I recently heard about an exciting initiative that in part exists thanks to our friends over at The Center for Sustainable Energy. The project is actually a van–an electric one that belongs to a fish distributor based in The Hunts Point Cooperative Market. This commercial market is the largest food […]

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Cities Respond to Climate Change

June 12, 2008
Cities Respond to Climate Change

At the New School Lots of talk of urbanization. Lots of talk of climate change. We need more talk about the two together. Solar 1 does their part in talking about the need for dealing with our botched grid and the ability of photovoltaics to help. And of course Community Energy’s partnership with Con Ed […]

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Governors Island Kick Off Tomorrow!

June 6, 2008

It is Going to be Hot…Literally Join CISC as we bring in the real start to our summer at Governors Island for the 3rd annual Science, Art Exhibition and Lecture Series. First up is Laura Saegert-Wenkel, Project Manager for the CUNY Sustainability Project. Ms. Saegert-Wenkel’s talk will be focussed on the larger vision for CUNY’s […]

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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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Upcoming Event: An Evening With Andrew Revkin, Science Writer for The New York Times

April 17, 2008
Upcoming Event: An Evening With Andrew Revkin, Science Writer for The New York Times

Including Discussion with Queens College Experts What made the location of a city desirable in the past was certainly based on accessibility to water. It is no coincidence that most large cities are–or were–port cities. But today, this same proximity to water is perhaps a cause for concern. We certainly have seen the consequences of […]

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