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...

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 17, 2015

 

We are very glad at the opportunity to post this article, written by Iris Malfetano of the Aspen Institute as part of her participation in the inaugural "Aspen On the Ground" program. 

 

Iris was critical in the development and implementation of our recent You...

November 13, 2015

Although we had to say goodbye to our ten youth leaders from the Green School in Williamsburg (a description of the graduation celebration can be found here), we managed to pack a lot into the six weeks of our program (funded by the NYSDEC's Environmental Justice Commu...

November 13, 2015

You know something is going right when, at the end of an intensive program, the graduates are more excited about supporting each other in their final presentations than in the stipends presented at the graduation ceremony!

 

But most of that credit goes to the individual...

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...

November 1, 2015

On Saturday, October 3rd, we held our last East River State Park Summer Series event of the 2015 season. With us to celebrate were students from the Green School (participating in our Youth Leadership Intensive), Neighbors Allied for Good Growth (NAG), and some very sp...

October 15, 2015

On September 29, Lauren Lavitt and Sara Olsson attended the Women Speak: Climate Justice on the Road to Paris and Beyond, a conference at the Church Center of the United Nations, a stone throw away from where global leaders were meeting to discuss climate change. The c...

September 20, 2015

In past years we branched out our Tree Care Tuesdays to various City Parks in Brooklyn. This year, we kept it local at the East River State Park, as part of our Summer Series, co-sponsored by the New York State Parks Department. This allowed us to focus on one greenspa...

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