Posts Tagged green

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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IOBY

January 22, 2009
IOBY

Almost in your Back Yard It hasn’t quite launched yet, but a new online resource for eco-friendly New Yorkers is going to make getting involved at the neighborhood level a whole lot easier. “IOBY connects people to local environmental projects.” And its model is being test driven here in our five boroughs. Basically, the site […]

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City Sink

January 14, 2009
City Sink

How We Can Store Carbon in the Big Apple Over at the Van Alen Institute, Denise Hoffman-Brandt, a City College Landscape Architecture Professor is embarking on a really cool project. She is looking at opportunities to create carbon sinks and carbon capturing spaces within the city, through inclusive, comprehensive urban planting–not planning–realities. Counter to the […]

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A Day For A Picture to Speak

January 12, 2009
A Day For A Picture to Speak

The Canary Project There are lots of green events in NYC in the coming weeks. But you should check out the SustaiNYC blog for such information. Today, I think you should take a look at The Canary Project, which “produces visual media, events, and artwork that builds public understanding of human-induced climate change and energize […]

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More Mass Transit Wanted

January 9, 2009
More Mass Transit Wanted

Whatever happened to that Poll? Just this week, the MTA unveiled the draft of their sustainability report, in Washington D.C. of all places. Apparently it is because the new proposals are in line with the President Elect’s transit plans? Perhaps they were just trying to avoid another shoe throwing incident. Different news sources have outlined […]

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