Date | February, 2017

In the News: Scott Pruitt Promises Aggressive Regulation Rollback

The new head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency spoke this Saturday at the Conservative Political Action Conference, vowing to undo Obama era regulations including the Clean Power Plan, the Waters of the United States rule, and rules limiting methane emissions from oil and gas installations of federal lands. Pruitt hinted that these regulations could […]

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In The News: Oceti Sakowin Camp at Standing Rock Shut Down

After nearly a year of protests led by the Standing Rock Sioux Water Protectors, the Oceti Sakowin camp was shut down last Wednesday, and 47 remaining protesters were arrested on Thursday. The authorities have already brought in heavy machinery to remove any left over structures or debris. The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the thousands […]

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Professor Jaskiran Dhillon Joins Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty

Jaskiran Dhillon, Assistant Professor of Global Studies and Anthropology at the Schools for Public Engagement, has joined the cohort of Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty. Her research and practice focuses on decolonization, Indigenous rights, and environmental justice. She shared her thoughts on decolonization and the future of the pipeline protests. Q: What lead to you researching and […]

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Professor Andy Smith Publishes ‘Food and the Environment’

Andy F. Smith, of Part Time Foods Studies Faculty, has officially joined the Tishman Center’s Affiliated Faculty cohort. Professor Smith has taught food studies courses at The New School for the past 20 years, and now he has joined the Tishman Center to address social justice issues surrounding global climate change. Andrew F. Smith is […]

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Beyond Polar Bears Storytelling Workshop with Todd Lambrix

Wendy Popp welcomes the stories of artist and beekeeper Todd Lambrix. Join us for storytelling inspiration, creative writing, drawing and the taste of raw honey while we think about climate change and pollinators, brainstorm, journal, and sketch a model donned in beekeeping attire for our collaboration with 350.org. Please bring your sketchbook and/or laptop! Bringing […]

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Campus Sustainability Student Open House

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Poly-sea: How might we make recycling plastic easier for the consumer?

Suma Balaram, a student in the MS Strategic Design and Management program at Parsons is putting together a co-creation workshop for her final year project. Her project aims at reducing the amount of plastic pollution entering our oceans. She is reaching out to designers and change-makers who are interested in learning more about her project […]

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oikos NYC to host first weekend workshop

oikos NYC is hosting it’s 1st ever weekend workshop! TED-style talks will be given by Citizens’ Climate Lobby  on current legislation- what policies are we pushing for locally, what can we do? Climate Nexus on climate change communication- how do we break through to climate deniers? Professor Jamee Moudud on the impact of law on environmental policy…and […]

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Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty Discuss New Approaches to Sustainability in University-Wide Curriculum

At an Affiliated Faculty meeting on February 14th, faculty from across the university met with the staff and leadership of the Tishman Center to share plans and ideas to embed sustainability in the curriculum for all New School students. When The New School’s Board of Trustees approved a motion to divest from all fossil fuels […]

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GreenHome NYC Seeks Student Volunteers

From GreenHome NYC: A community-oriented, volunteer-run organization, GreenHomeNYC’s mission is to promote an energy efficient and sustainable built environment and to support green professional development in New York City. The organization provides sustainability information to the general public and technical education to advance sustainability careers through a diverse array of programming, events, peer-to-peer mentoring and […]

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