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October 21, 2016

Migrations des Anthropodes by Dominique Paul

Last Thursday, the Human Impacts Institute hosted a night of short films and live music at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office of New York in Midtown Manhattan.

To kick off the night, we began with Sara Koppel’s “Seriously...

September 28, 2016

(Tara DePorte gives the opening remarks)

On September 27th, the 2016 Creative Climate Awards opened its doors to the public and invited artists from all over the world to share their work with the public with the goal of inspiring action against climate change. The even...

August 25, 2016

Image: Karen Stabenow "Wrong Way" 

This time for the Human Impacts Institute’s second online Impacts Hour, our executive director Tara DePorte traveled to New Haven, CT to sit down with Professor Tony Leiserowitz. He directs the Yale Program on Climate Communication in...

December 1, 2015

This blog is written by our own Experiential Education Intern Harsha Maragh. Harsha graduated in 2015 from Western Connecticut State University with a degree in Theoretical Meteorology. Her interests in this field include paleoclimatology, global climate change and the...

November 13, 2015

You probably cross a bridge every day. Maybe you commute over one for work, or make an important decision, or determine to ‘cross that bridge when we come to it.’ Bridges are everywhere: iconic landmarks and humble planks tied together; ones soaring above and ones unde...

November 1, 2015

(October 27, 2015) We kicked off our fourth annual Creative Climate Awards exhibition in style last month - and returned to the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) to select the winners, chosen from artworks from over 20 different international and local artists...

June 2015 Launch of the Human Impact Stories program at the French Consulate, NYC

 

How do we inspire people to take climate action? What do we need to effectively communicate complex problems and solutions? And Who are the people leading the way in our communities? Im...

Inspiring people to change bad habits, consume less, and to accept that the status quo of human societies’ just doesn’t work with our planet’s climate is a tough job.  There are days when I’m reading climate science reports on the current and predicted impacts of clima...

July 20, 2015

When Ashley Herbolich, Conservation Educator at the Wildlife Conservation Society (and former Human Impacts Institute intern) called us up back in April and asked if we would be interested in leading a workshop for WCS’ summer intensive, we were bugging out at the chan...

July 8, 2015

This Tuesday June 7, under a powerful sun and the occasional relief of clouds, the Human Impacts Institute (HII) hosted Let the Sun Shine In!, part of HII’s East River State Park Summer Series.

 

We welcomed special guest Justin Strachan, who works at Sustainable CUNY (w...

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