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Waste Reduction Tips from the Sustainable Cities Club

The New School’s Sustainable Cities Club brought Jacquie Ottman from We Hate to Waste to campus to share some tips and tricks for reducing waste in your daily life. Consider some of these strategies to reduce your own waste and live more sustainably: Use Apps to Share, Swap, and Gift Olio: The Food Sharing Revolution! This free […]

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Gal Yakobovitch Creates Method to Reuse and Repurpose Coats

Parsons student Gal Yakobovitch created a way for an old coat to be reused and repurposed, cutting down on waste for Aran Baker’s Sustainable Systems course. Instead of purchasing a new coat for maximum protection in an emergency situation, Gal created a no fee repair service for coats that will also insert needed pockets to […]

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#ClimateCitizen Hackathon: The Internet of Things

  Project Team Members Caroline Craig Eric Alper Project Description The objective is to use the Internet of Things (IOT) technology to help meet The New School’s NYC Carbon Challenge commitment, reducing emissions by 35% below 2014 levels by 2025. IOT tech is both innovative and simple (here are some examples). By using special sensors, we […]

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#ClimateCitizen Hackathon: Data Interpretation and Visualization

Project Team Members Justine Keller Ekaterina Isaeva Camille Petricola Vanya Mittal Project Description The concept is – Let everyone using the building be aware that “Climate Change” is real and The New School has a plan to make it safe for everyone. But we do need their attention and contribution. The team visualized the Electricity data for the […]

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Play an Environmental Justice Game

Volunteers Needed Play an environmental justice game and eat pizza on March 11! If you play, expect to: gain a better understanding of environmental decision making processes a warm feeling inside about democracy a button. This game aims to encourage democratic action and systems thinking about environmental justice. If you’d like to participate, please contact […]

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Climate Citizens Pledge Sustainable Action

At the heart of TEDC are our Climate Citizens: students, faculty, and staff from across The New School who are committed to using their work to advance sustainability on campus and in our extended communities. Together we are becoming a hub for innovation and action toward sustainability. Pledge to become a Climate Citizen and help […]

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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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STUDENT SHOW: YOU ARE HERE (COP21)

    Parsons Paris proudly presents the student show You Are Here. This show is our response to COP21 climate change conference held in Paris. YOU ARE HERE You are here. We are here. We are in Paris in the weeks after Nov 13th and in the days of COP21. This is our city. This is our moment. […]

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TEDC & Parsons Paris Talk Justice and COP21 Right From Paris

Parsons Paris hosted its first ever Livestreamed event Thursday on December 4 in collaboration with the Tishman Environment & Design Center. The event: Justice After COP21, was extremely timely for the Parsons Paris students who, on Monday, November 30, opened a student-curated gallery exhibit called You Are Here in response to the COP21 UN Climate […]

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