Posts Tagged Education

Spring in the Air, Seeds in the Ground

April 14, 2009
Spring in the Air, Seeds in the Ground

NYC urban gardens gear up for another growing season Thor here, to officially declare that it’s that time of year again! Spring is on its way and farmers across the northern hemisphere are making their preparations.  Ploughs are turning the fields over and fertilizers are being added to the soil.  Seedlings are getting their headstart […]

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Green Is So Passe

January 26, 2009
Green Is So Passe

Today, I will Worry About My Job A recent poll indicates that environmental protection and sustainability, have slipped on the list of concerns that Americans are pre-occupied with today. Compared with last year’s numbers, when 56% of Americans said that environmental protection was important, the latest poll published by The Pew Research Center, shows just […]

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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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Park Life and City Movement

May 12, 2008

Imagine if Your City was one Big Park As part of their Urban Forest Project, Baltimore is running an exhibit called the Park Life/City Movement. Initial inspiration for their Urban Forest Project came from New York City’s which took place in 2006. Baltimore’s concept is somewhat different. While the New York project focussed primarily on […]

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