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In June of 2015, I invited a group of climate experts and creatives (artists, performers, writers) in Marseille, France, to come together over wine and food to have a conversation about inspiration and how we can inspire more action on climate change.  It was an amazin...

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...

August 16, 2015

Learning. Long discussions on ‘green infrastructure.’ Lunches outside. Looking up random information on fishes. And a lot of names with ‘L’. Specifically: Lauren, Lena, LeAnne, Lena (le Deux), and Ilana. With Tierney thrown in for good measure.

 

Our three interns Lena,...

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...

June 22, 2015

E=MC2. That is, Energy (in the form of dirt) = Much Composting. Or...something like that. Point is - there’s a lot of energy and movement in the world of NYC composting right now, and wanted our East River State Park Summer Series how to get in on the action!

 

So last T...

When your first real introduction to a country includes having tea with the President, one might want to know a little bit about what they’re getting into.  When I got the invitation from the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York  (TECO) to be a part of a del...

May 21, 2015

 

On Tuesday, May 19, the Human Impacts Institute held its second Summer Series event East River State Park, and the first environmental educational event (you can check out last week’s Tree Care Tuesday here).

 

Folks had a chance to explore the Park and compare what it...

May 11, 2015

From Albany to the mouth of the New York Harbor, hundreds of volunteers got together as part of Riverkeeper’s 4th Annual Beach Sweep on Saturday, May 9th.

 

It was a beautiful day for getting outside, and Human Impacts Institute was there at the East River State Park, al...

April 24, 2015

On Wednesday, April 22nd, the world celebrated the 45th annual Earth Day. Of course, every day is Earth Day, and technically it has celebrated about 4.54 billion of them, but it’s important to have a special day honoring what it gives us, and recognizing that we need t...

March 22, 2015

On Saturday, March 14, the Human Impacts Institute held the last of four workshops on health, toxins, and consumer advocacy. The workshops were funded by generous grants from the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) Community Grants Program and Ro...

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