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CISC Event: Cancelled

April 3, 2008
CISC Event: Cancelled

I regret to inform everyone that tomorrow’s planned event: “The Humane Metropolis” at Hunter College, is cancelled. Rud Platt, our presenter is one of many people stranded in Hawaii—I know it can’t be that bad, right? But really, his carrier Aloha Airlines went bankrupt on Saturday and he will not be back in the area […]

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Manifest Destiny

March 3, 2008
Manifest Destiny

On Display at Hunter College Curious about what apocalyptic Brooklyn might look like? Come see it on canvas in the West Building Lobby of Hunter College. A copy of the original piece is on loan from a friend of the Institute and is proudly displayed here at our home base for the next few months. […]

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More On Plastic Bag Recycling

January 10, 2008
More On Plastic Bag Recycling

This Time With A Win! I kid you not, just this morning here at the CUNY Institute for Sustainable Cities, we found ourselves saying, “What do we do with all our bags? Does anyone recycle them?”  Response: “Jersey does.” And just an hour later, we could say “NYC does.” While we generally do use canvas […]

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Beyond Bike Lanes: Retrofitting the 21st Century Metropolis for Bicycles and Pedestrians

June 13, 2007
Beyond Bike Lanes: Retrofitting the 21st Century Metropolis for Bicycles and Pedestrians

Tomorrow at Governors Island Grab your picnic basket again and your bike this time too… Ride the Island Join us on Governors Island tomorrow for a talk by Tom Angotti, Director of the Center for Community Planning and Development here at Hunter College. His talk is entitled “Beyond Bike Lanes: Retrofitting the 21st Century Metropolis […]

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Hunter Student Takes Action Against Global Warming; Al Gore and ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ Take Home the Oscar

February 27, 2007
Hunter Student Takes Action Against Global Warming; Al Gore and 'An Inconvenient Truth' Take Home the Oscar

Global warming is a hot topic these days, and Hunter College environmental studies student Cordelia Lindgren intends to keep the subject alive. As one of the 1,000 people chosen to take part in the “Climate Project,” former Vice President Al Gore’s initiative to counteract global warming, she will be helping the public to become informed […]

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