Tag | Climate Change

Cecil Corbin-Mark on Climate Resiliency in Northern Manhattan

Cecil D. Corbin-Mark has learned, first-hand, the importance of utilizing resident expertise when dealing with climate resiliency. The current Deputy Director of WE ACT for Environmental Justice discussed this importance during the Resilient Cities, Livable Futures: New York City conference on March 20th at The New School. Hundreds joined researchers from the Urban Resilience to Extremes Sustainability Research […]

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Trash Free Waters Partnership Meeting Highlights

  On March 16th, The New School community was invited to join the Trash Free Waters Partnership Meeting to hear from local experts about ongoing efforts to reduce plastic debris in our waterways, including a presentation by New School faculty Barent Roth. The TFW Partnership NY/NJ, formerly led by EPA Region 2, is a collaborative effort across public, private, […]

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Resilient Cities, Livable Futures: New York City Keynote Highlights

“First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they fight you. And then you win.” This quote from Mahatma Gandhi was presented by Cecil D. Corbin-Mark, Deputy Director of WE ACT for Environmental Justice, during the Resilient Cities, Livable Futures: New York City Keynotes Event that took place on March 20th at The New […]

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Parsons Professor Barent Roth to Speak at 2017 Plastic Pollution Summit

Parsons Professor Barent Roth will be speaking at the South Carolina Aquarium 2017 Plastic Pollution Summit. The South Carolina Aquarium is collaborating with 5 Gyres Institute and the Lonely Whale Foundation to host Breaking Down Plastic, a one-day summit being held March 30, 2017, in Charleston, South Carolina. The summit partners represent local, national, and international […]

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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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The Institute of Culinary Education and The New School Announce Zero Waste Food Conference

The Institute of Culinary Education (ICE) and The New School announce the launch of the Zero Waste Food conference, an exploration of sustainable methods for producing, distributing, consuming and disposing of food in the environments where we cook and where we eat. The conference will take place on April 28 and 29, 2017 at locations on The […]

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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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Beyond the Polar Bears – Second Climate Change Illustration Workshop

Thursday, February 16, 2017 2 West 13th Street, Room L1104  3:00pm – 3:50pm Create images for a global climate movement. Join us, as Guy Billout shares his work and processes in storytelling for the second micro-workshop for our 350.org climate change project, Beyond the Polar Bear! Guy Billout is an internationally renowned artist and illustrator […]

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In the Press: Michelle DePass on Transparency and the EPA

As headlines broke this week about the Trump administration’s freeze on U.S. EPA’s grant program and plans to remove pages about climate change from the U.S. EPA website, Michelle DePass, Director of the Tishman Center and Dean of the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy, weighed in on current events and shared insights gained […]

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Wendy Popp Launches 350.org Climate Change Illustration Project

Illustration faculty member Wendy Popp has received a grant to coordinate an external project on Climate Change.  The Illustration program will be collaborating with  350.org, the international environmental organization on visual interpretations that go beyond the scope of the polar bear and melting ice flow.  All faculty members are invited to incorporate this project into their […]

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