Posts Tagged video

Communicating the Global Food System [Video]

March 16, 2010

How to feed the world ? from Denis van Waerebeke on Vimeo. This video deals with two issues that have occupied the folks here at the Institute lately: food systems and education.  I think it’s worth a quick watch because, on the one hand, the video effectively covers a number of complex processes that underpin […]

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Pedestrian Streets In Curitiba, Brazil (Time to Step Up, NYC)

July 8, 2009

Here is a fantastic little video posted just yesterday by the good folks over at Streetfilms.  It features Curitiba’s former Mayor and founder of Bus Rapid Transit, Jaime Lerner, discussing the history and significance of the city’s first pedestrian street. As Elizabeth Press points out, this clip really illustrates how much catching up we have […]

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NASA Scientists Draw on Emergence Theory to Predict Climate Change

July 6, 2009
NASA Scientists Draw on Emergence Theory to Predict Climate Change

How do you prepare for something that cannot be predicted? This is a major challenge for sustainability with respect to climate change. The best we can do is use what information we have now and employ our best understanding of world systems and processes to find probable future outcomes and prepare accordingly. Predicting climate change […]

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Recycled Recreation in Reclaimed Space

June 29, 2009
Recycled Recreation in Reclaimed Space

This weekend I trekked up to Bushwick to check out the neighborhood’s newest fixture: The Putting Lot.  This nine-holed interactive installation has garnered considerable attention in the local art media, and rightfully so.  In addition to making brilliant use of a previously abandoned space, the course is made almost entirely from recycled materials. Some of […]

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New CISC Website

June 1, 2009

Same Great Institute It is with great pleasure that I direct you dear readers to our new website hosted at the same address as before www.cunysustainablecities.org. We hope you find it more user friendly and full of information about what we do and upcoming events. But most importantly, we hope you find it inviting so […]

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