Two recent articles in the New York Times highlighted what continues to be a politically contentious subject in America: climate change. The first reported an historic high of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere; the second drew attention to research questioning the likelihood of IPCC’s most extreme temperature scenarios—while the research is yet to be fully [...]
You’ve been asking, and it’s finally here: Time to start signing up for the Summer 2013 Farm Share! As always, our Summer produce Share comes in two sizes, Medium and Large. And as always, it’s designed to meet the needs of everyone in our communities by offering fresh produce at affordable prices, produce that reflects the cultures [...]
THE GREEN FUND 2014 The Green Fund awards student- and faculty-led projects and research seed-grants that will make our campus more sustainable. SUBMISSIONS DUE BY MAY 13, 2013 @ Noon PROPOSALS ELIGIBLE FOR FUNDING INCLUDE PROJECTS THAT: Demonstrate ways to reduce The New School’s greenhouse gas emissions, waste, or water — Develop curriculum or outreach [...]
This semester, a group of students from the EPSM program at Milano and the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia conducted a research study on informal recycling, sponsored by the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute as part of its annual R&D Student Competition. We are thrilled to announce that this initiative of the Sustainable Cities [...]
Click here to learn more about the Corbin Hill Farm CSA program at the New School.
EPSM student Caroline Razook created the project Umbrellas for Water to address social and environmental issues through the use of accessible design. Sales of brella bags, roll up tote bags made from broken umbrella fabric, aid the installation of water purification plants. The main aid recipients include UN schools in Gaza and Hurricane Sandy victims in Haiti. [...]
2013 ACSP PhD Workshop August 8-10, 2013 Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA The Association of Collegiate Schools of Planning invites doctoral students of planning working on their dissertation research to attend the 2013 ACSP PhD Workshop. This year, the workshop will be hosted in the Boston area by MIT, the Massachusetts Institute of [...]
Check out this post on milanoschool.org on EPSM student Ryan Ahern’s current research study to analyze the waste stream at The New School.
Ali Shuttinger, the founder and head of the Compost Advocacy Program, recently announced that the New School has agreed to begin collecting compost from the 20thstreet dorm. Currently, compost collection only happens at the New School from buildings that contain food services. If the 20th street pilot program is a success, it could lead to compost [...]
Check out this post on milanoschool.org about TOTES!, a new project created by EPSMers Josselin Philipe and Darren Klein. TOTES! was launched in early 2013 with the aim of substantially reducing single use plastic bags on Grand Street and in East Williamsburg community.
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