Date | December, 2016

Corey Chao Looks at Sea Level Rise Through Media and Planning

  Future Stories By Corey Chao Welcome to Sea Bright, NJ—one of hundreds of coastal towns in the region on the front lines of sea-level rise. Still recovering from Superstorm Sandy, Sea Bright residents are debating stark questions about the town’s long-term future—including the existential possibility that it may eventually be uninhabitable. Six feet of […]

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What Will Change: Eli Nadeau on Decolonization and Resistance

The next four years will prove to be unprecedented in the roll-back and dismantling of environmental protections. In our series, What Will Change, members of The New School community reflect on the environmental and social justice impacts of the election results from the perspectives of their research, practice, and passion. DECOLONIZE ALL THE PLACES By Eli Nadeau […]

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UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY ACCEPTING ABSRACTS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE 2017: LOOKING BACK, LOOKING FORWARD

UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY, 6-8 NOVEMBER 2017 In 1997, the University of Melbourne hosted a major international conference on ‘Environmental Justice: Global Ethics for the 21st Century. In 2017, the Sydney Environment Institute at the University of Sydney will host an anniversary event, focused on both a retrospective look at environmental justice scholarship and activism and the […]

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Structural inequities and disinvestment take the spotlight in discussion of sea level rise

On a day dedicated to discussing and planning for sea level rise, Tishman Center affiliated faculty Mindy Fullilove broadened the conversation, and challenged planners in the region to recognize and address the role of racism in society. The Regional Plan Association released a new study: Under Water: How Sea Level Rise Threatens the Tri-State Region […]

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What Will Change: Timo Rissanen on Fashion, Fossil Fuels, and Activism

The next four years will prove to be unprecedented in the roll-back and dismantling of environmental protections. In our new series, What Will Change, Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty reflect on the environmental and social justice impacts of the election results from the perspectives of their research, practice, and passion. By Timo Rissanen It has been […]

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EPSM Students Present Capstones for Fall 2016

On December 12, students in the Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management program will be presenting their capstones at 5:00 at 66 West 12th Street in Room A 501. Students and their capstones include: Chrissy Remein: Defining and Exploring Community Cohesion as an Ecosystem Service Natalia Gutierrez: Using the Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (NDVI) to Assess the […]

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Donate Reusable Materials and Supplies December 14-21

The Tishman Environment and Design Center is partnering with the Making Center at Parsons to collect leftover or unused school supplies and materials at the end of the semester. Help us keep reusable items out of landfills! Students from across The New School can bring supplies and materials to the Making Center on the second […]

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Green 2.0 Releases Diversity Derailed: Limited Demand, Effort and Results in Environmental C-Suite Searches Report at The New School

PRESS RELEASE Contact: Jonathan Kent jkent@rabengroup.com     December 8, 2016 NEW YORK, N.Y. — Today, at an event at The New School in New York City, Green 2.0, the only organization solely dedicated to increasing racial diversity across mainstream environmental NGOs, foundations and government agencies, released its new report Diversity Derailed: Limited Demand, Effort […]

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Laura Sansone’s Textile Lab Promotes Ethical Textile Production

Laura Sansone, Assistant Professor of Alternative Fashion Systems at Parsons School of Design, is the founder of Textile Lab, an ongoing project that examines environmentally responsible textile methods and community based systems of production. One of the Textile Lab’s primary objectives is to educate the public about fashion waste, which contributes to increased greenhouse gas emissions […]

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Resources for Environmental Information and Action Post-Election

The results of the 2016 election have created many uncertainties around the future of many federal environmental policies, job opportunities in the environment and sustainability field, the future of the environmental justice movement, and how to take action. The Tishman Center is compiling a list of resources including on-campus resources at The New School, readings […]

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