Tag | Urban and Global Issues

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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EPSM Student Taylor Vogt Launches Sustainability-Focused Youtube Channel

Environmental Policy and Sustainability Management student Taylor Vogt has launched a new youtube channel about sustainability related topics, focusing on climate change: Brundtland Report. The channel features topical stories and discussions, based on the latest climate and sustainability news. Taylor is seeking contributors to the show. Get involved to become a voice for sustainability and give your ideas on […]

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Mehdi Salehi’s Drones For Refugees Project Featured in Greek Reporter

Mehdi Salehi‘s project, Drones for Refugees, was recently profiled in the Greek Reporter. Drones for Refugees is a real-time drone monitoring system and can cover the area of the Mediterranean where refugees usually cross during the day or night. It streams live footage of the refugee’s boats and their exact geographical location. These drones will […]

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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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Michelle DePass Discusses Environmental Justice at Yale

Michelle DePass, TEDC Director and Dean of Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy spoke at Yale University’s School of Forestry and Environmental Studies‘ event: Post Flint Ensuring Environmental Justice for All on April 19. Her focus topics included: how to approach environmental justice in an academic context, educating students more broadly about environmental justice’s […]

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Deadline Extended! Apply to be a Waterfront Scholar by April 18!

Greetings from the Waterfront Alliance, a civic organization working to protect, transform, and revitalize the New York and New Jersey harbor and waterfront. We are writing to ask your help in inviting your students to apply to attend our annual Waterfront Conference as part of a group of 100 Waterfront Scholars sponsored by Arcadis. This […]

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TEDC and Milano School Hold Lunch and Learn with International Sustainability Expert Milagre Nuvunga

                          The Tishman Environment and Design Center and the Milano School of International Affairs, Management, and Urban Policy co-hosted international sustainability and development expert, Milagre Nuvunga. Milagre Nuvunga met with New School students and faculty as well as community members for a lunch […]

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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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