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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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Earth Week at The New School 2017 is here!

Earth Week at The New School 2017 is April 15-22. Earth Week is dedicated to championing environmental justice, inspiring activism through artistic expression and design, fostering professional opportunities in environmental sectors, promoting sustainable practices, and advancing sustainability in New York City and the world. Check out what will be going on this Earth Week!  Textile Scrap […]

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Car Free Day NYC Logo Design Competition 2017

Check out an exciting opportunity for this year’s Car Free Day! They are holding an open competition for the art that will accompany Car Free Day and that will be used to promote the initiative leading up to the 22nd. They will be accepting submissions of designs for the official 2017 Car Free Day Flier and artwork until […]

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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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Tishman Center Talks Future of US Environmental Policy, Climate Change and Climate Adaptation

Michelle DePass, Director the Tishman Center, Dean of the Milano School, and former Assistant Administrator at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Robert Verchick, Gauthier-St. Martin Chair in Environmental Law at Loyola University New Orleans and former Deputy Associate Administrator for Policy at the EPA, brought New School students, faculty, staff and visitors from outside The […]

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#WhyIMarch from The New School

Immediately after the election, we sent out a message to our community that said “the Tishman Center stands together with our campus, neighbors, and communities for peace, justice, and solidarity. We believe that everyone has the right to thrive in a democratic, peaceful and sustainable society.” For exactly these reasons, some of our staff and leadership chose to […]

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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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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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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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