Tag | Climate Action

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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Professor Willi Semmler Returns to The New School After Exciting Semester in Italy

Willi Semmler, Arnhold Professor of International Cooperation and Development at the New School for Social Research and Tishman Center Affiliated Faculty, has returned from Italy where he served as a visiting professor at Italy’s Sapienza University of Rome, in the Fall 2016 semester, in the law and economics department. Visiting Scholar with Italy’s Sapienza University of […]

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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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The New School Stands With Standing Rock

Since August, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe in North Dakota has been protesting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline on tribal lands. They have been joined by thousands of activists, protesters, and members of other tribes in solidarity with their mission to protect their lands and water.  The water protectors have vowed to stand […]

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Celebrating Campus Sustainability Month at The New School

The New School is proud to participate in Campus Sustainability Month throughout October. This annual event, hosted by the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE), celebrates higher education sustainability achievements while raising awareness of the value of sustainability in higher education.     How can you get involved? Attend a sustainability-related event on […]

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Visiting Scholars Release White Papers on Environmental Justice Implications of U.S. EPA’s Clean Power Plan

The Tishman Environment and Design Center at The New School in New York City fosters the integration of bold design, policy, and social justice approaches to environmental issues to advance just and sustainable outcomes in collaboration with communities. Visiting Scholars affiliated with the Tishman Center have released a series of White Papers focused on the […]

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Turn Down The Heat: Massive Open Online Course on Climate Change

The World Bank Group is back again, with a new MOOC on climate change, ‘From Climate Science to Action’ after the Turn Down the Heat Series starting on May 9, 2016. With an overview of COP21 outcomes from Paris, this action-oriented MOOC gives you the opportunity to learn about regional climate change impacts and sector-specific […]

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Student Reflections on COP21 Simulation

On December 2, with the COP21 climate negotiations ongoing in Paris, the Sustainable Cities Club and Change Forum held a student simulation of the UN Climate Conference, supported by the Tishman Environment and Design Center. Students played the part of delegates representing specific nations and groups of nations as they engaged in their own negotiations […]

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Dr. Ana Baptista’s Reflections on Climate Justice in the Aftermath of COP21

TEDC’s Associate Director and Assistant Professor of Professional Practice in Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management, Dr. Ana Baptista gives her thoughts on climate justice in the wake of the COP21 decisions. Activists and negotiators are returning home after an intense two weeks of protests and climate talks. The headlines herald a breakthrough agreement that commits […]

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