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March 3, 2016

 

 

Of all the things that come to mind when you hear the word ‘lawyer’ ‘great with kids’ is probably not one of them. And I would agree with you, given that I am a lawyer and years of reading judicial opinions and excessive use of phrases like ‘see supra’ and ‘in summat...

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...

June 30, 2015

On a scale of 0-10, the weather this past Saturday was stuck at about a 4, but we didn't let that stop us from hosting a fishing clinic at the East River State Park

We were off to a rocky start (full disclosure: if you think you've caught a pun, you're probably right;...

June 29, 2015

 

What is ‘the climate’? Via Dictionary.com: “the composite or generally prevailing weather conditions of a region, as temperature, air pressure, humidity, precipitation, sunshine, cloudiness, and winds, throughout the year, averaged over a series of years.” And that’s...

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...

December 19, 2014

The Human Impacts Institute has partnered with the Transatlantic Climate Bridge Program of Germany to implement a series of innovative salons in cities across the United States. From 2013-2014, we have implemented a total of 9 salons in cities such as Miami, the B...

December 18, 2014

In 2013-2014 the Human Impacts Institute is partnering with the Transatlantic Climate Bridge Program of Germany to explore how we can make climate change personal to our communities and re-communicate climate issues to the American public in creative and engaging...

September 16, 2014

On September 10th, 2014, The Human Impacts Institute co-hosted the Screening Premiere in NYC of Food Forward, a new PBS series about Americans transforming our food.  After screening the pilot episode and a few clips from various other episodes covering issues from com...

August 14, 2014

The Human Impacts Institute recently summed up July’s Tree Care Tuesday at Driggs Avenue and Monitor Street. Every Tuesday the Human Impacts Institute holds a two hour tree care event. At tree care the HII crew and volunteers help the city trees thrive; we clean out tr...

August 7, 2014

This past Friday, The Human Impacts Institute held our Native Species Planting Day in East River State Park. We planting a range of plants that once naturally thrived in the New York City area; including switch grass, beach grass, blueberry bushes, plum trees, black-ey...

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