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NY Renews is hiring for 3 positions: Coalition Coordinator; Lead Policy Organizer: + Lead Coalition Organizer

Kill Without Consequences

Why, with 119 bike rider deaths in NYC so far this year + 114 pedestrians killed by cars in 2018, will most of the driver killers never be taken to court?

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In The Carbon Age

Listen To Your Mothers - Of Invention

Feminist climate action podcast targets the fashion industry + aims at sustainability

The Bias In Climate Science

A new book examines why climate scientist have underestimated the velocity of climate change

How Nature Can Aid NY/NJ To Withstand Climate Change

Why nature-based infrastructure should be a key to NY + NJ plans to withstand rising sea levels+ fiercer storms

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Iceland: Requium For A Glacier

Funeral services held in Iceland for the first glacier to expire from climate change

Let's Look At The Heat Record

NOAA data leaves no doubt about the global temperature rise, shattering 140 year old records

India: Old Lessons For New Building

India's architectural history holds lessons for heat-beating, climate-friendly construction now. Watch the embedded video about a Jaipur project

Nancy Anderson, Ph.D.Torchlight

DEE-fense!

There's a new climate action kid on the block — the Renewable Energy Legal Defense Initiative. Born in 2019, its proud parents are the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia University and the law firm Arnold & Porter. What are their hopes for this new project and why is it called a "Defense Initiative"?

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A Greener FiDi — Make Way for Lower Manhattan: Shared Streets Project

A vision to make the Financial District greener by making its streets and sidewalks cleaner and safer for the people who live and work there...

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In the Media

Nature, Climate and the Environment

Over the summer at both Cooper Hewitt and the Cube Design Museum in Kerkrade, Netherlands, "Nature — Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial" explores Design's ability to address critical issues surrounding nature, climate and the environment. Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial

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Upcoming Events

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Do No Harm: Achieving Net Zero Buildings
25 Sep
Join us for this NY Climate Week event on the role of urban, high-density, net-zero-energy projects in meeting the demands of our climate crisis.
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Taking Action
2 Sep
Americans are worried but inactive about the climate crisis + often underestimate the public consensus that already exists on climate. Taking Action aims to help reverse this cycle by providing guidance + support on specific civic actions we can take together for climate progress + it is staffed largely by high school volunteers inspired to share climate solutions information
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Global Climate Strike
20 Sep
At the request of the young people who have been staging school strikes around the world, we’re walking out of our workplaces + homes to spend the day demanding action on the climate crisis. Join us
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Taking Action
27 Oct
Young people everywhere are demanding society confront the climate crisis with a new level of urgency + this inspires an exhibit featuring hands-on learning about solutions June 1 – October 27
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