New York City

Planet Forward Correspondent | SUNY-ESF
Shirley Chisholm State Park is New York City’s “New York City's nicest park built on top of a toxic waste dump,” and in this podcast, I detail the who, what and wheres of the Park, including its namesake, history, and cultural significance.
Greta Thunberg at the Climate Strike in New York

Greta Thunberg on Friday, Sept. 20, during her closing speech for the Climate Strike in New York. (Elina Mariutsa/Northeastern University)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Northeastern University
With the goal of motivating world leaders, young people have drawn universal attention to global warming in ways that decades of scientific progress could not. 
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Former three-term Albuquerque mayor Marty Chavez has some sage advice for other mayors: "Providing water may not get you elected, but not providing water will get you fired." It seems New York City's Mayor Bloomberg could use his advice. In a... Read More
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By Brandt Siegel (presenter) Brian Griffith, Sarah Allison, and Noemi Glickman For a graduate level course on urban sustainability at The George Washington University, our group studied ways in which Boston, Chicago, Dallas, and New York are working... Read More
It's time to do something electric with all that wasted roof space in cities like Manhattan. The latest in PV and solar thermal technology could lower New York's massive carbon footprint.
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From New York City Transit