Date | November, 2015

Young #ClimateCitizens Talk Climate Change, Cities and Youth Engagement At The New School

On Thursday, November 19, The Tishman Environment and Design Center and Equity For Children at The New School brought youth leaders in climate change to discuss how young people have the power to drive change in the movement to address climate change. Alberto Minujln, Executive Director for Equity for Children, delivered opening remarks, reflecting on […]

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THE NEW SCHOOL ATTENDS WHITE HOUSE SUMMIT ON CLIMATE CHANGE

This post originally appeared on The New School Pressroom. Photo courtesy of The New School. President David Van Zandt Signs Commitment to Sustainable Practices and Transformative Climate Action by The New School The New School announced today that its president, David E. Van Zandt, attended today’s invite-only White House roundtable discussion on the crucial role […]

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TEDC Considers the Alternative Road to Paris

On November 16, the Tishman Environment and Design Center and Global Urban Futures Project held a panel discussion about the historic COP21 Climate Summit and its implications for the future. This event, “The Alternative Road to Paris: Examining the UN Climate Summit,” hosted diverse panelists with a range of perspectives on the upcoming climate talks. […]

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Global Climate March – Sunday, November 29th

Announcement on behalf of People’s Climate Movement NY  Dear Friends, We are contacting you to ask for your help in the coming days. In the aftermath of the horrific events in Paris, French authorities have said they will not allow the big climate march on Nov. 29, the day before the UN Climate Talks begin. After many months of planning and organizing the […]

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EVENT: COP21 Student Simulation

Where: Hirshon Suite: Arnhold Hall 55 13th Street, Room 1205, New York, NY When: December 2, 2015 at 3 pm World Climate Student Simulation is an interactive leadership event designed for students and faculty to develop a deeper understanding of the climate change issue. This unique event will enable participants to experience the dynamics that emerge as […]

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EVENT: Climate Change, Cities and Youth Engagement

When: Thursday, November 19, 2015 from 4:00 – 6:30 pm Where: Wollman Hall, Eugene Lang College, B500 65 West 11th Street, Room B500, New York, NY Join us as we examine the role of urban young people in promoting policy action on climate change. During this interactive event we will discuss how children and youth can and are providing solutions […]

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EVENT: 2015 Human Rights Tribunal on Climate Justice

When: Friday, November 13, 2015 at 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm Where: Dorothy Hirshon Suite, Arnhold Hall, 55 West 13th Street, Room I205 Join the NAACP New York State Youth & College Division for a panel and testimonials** on: Flooding and Sea Level Rise Natural Disasters and Recovery Power Plant Placement and Waste Dumping Power Plant Pollution of […]

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International Student/Teacher Essay Contest, 2015: Goals for a Better World

Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs announces its seventh annual International Essay Contest, open to teachers and students anywhere in the world. This year, we are asking you to write about one of three selected Sustainable Development Goals. The SDGs will replace the Millennium Development Goals when they expire at the end of 2015. […]

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TEDC Hosts Visiting Scholars to Discuss EPA Clean Power Plan

(Left to right: Cecilia Martinez, Ph.D, Nicky Sheats, Ph.D, Esq., Ana Baptista, Ph.D, Michelle DePass, Cecil Corbin-Mark and Jalonne White-Newsome, Ph.D) On October 28-29, TEDC hosted environmental justice scholars to have a dialogue about the EPA Clean Power Plan. These scholars discussed a variety of environmental justice, race, and class with both students and fellow advocates. […]

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#ClimateCitizen Course Selections Spring 2016

Need to register for classes for Spring 2016? We’ve got a list of all #ClimateCitizen Courses prepared for you. The New School has a long history of engaging in and offering creative solutions to society’s most pressing issues. Climate change is one of the greatest challenges we are facing in the 21st Century. With our […]

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