Posts Tagged Education

Got a Minute? Give a Minute!

January 26, 2011
Got a Minute? Give a Minute!

And post your idea on how to make NYC’s neighborhoods greener…in May. Give a Minute is a web based civil engagement application that allows people to submit ideas about a certain topic.  It acts as a huge digital white board where all ideas are posted on virtual post-its.  Viewers can see these ideas, share them […]

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Lost In Translation: Why Aren’t We Changing?

August 26, 2010
Lost In Translation: Why Aren't We Changing?

Like Bigfoot and disappearing planes in the Bermuda Triangle, the lack of an overwhelming movement towards a sustainable society has always confused me.  The evidence is all there; for at least the past two decades, scientists have provided an enormous wealth of facts that all point to the urgent need of changing the way our […]

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Times Square Goes Under Water

July 26, 2010
Times Square Goes Under Water

Hi everyone, my name is Kevin Xiao and I am a summer Planning and Outreach Intern at CISC.  During the academic year, I am an undergraduate student at Dartmouth College, focusing on government and environmental studies as prospective majors.  Outside of the academic setting, I love photography, especially shooting events and public art/designs.  I look […]

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The Psychology of Climate Change

November 24, 2009
The Psychology of Climate Change

Talking shop on climate change and making sure people understand what you’re trying to convey–and more importantly that they care about what you’re trying to convey–is not an easy feat.  This last part–the caring about what you’re saying component–proves even more difficult in a weak economy. When President Obama first took office in 2009, while […]

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Earth Day and The Economy

April 22, 2009
Earth Day and The Economy

Are we Feeling Less Festive this Year? Another year, another earth day. But this time last April, we were just beginning to see the subprime bubble burst, which of course was the start of the larger unraveling. And of course gas prices were just beginning to climb, with mass transit squeezing people into trains and […]

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