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The semi-annual speaker series features comic storyteller and LGBTQ activist Peterson Toscano as he takes on the biggest issue of them all–global warming–and does so with humor, heart, and hope.
Last year, NYU donated over 34 tons of gently used items to Goodwill Industries of Greater NY and Northern NJ
Lecture: “What We Waste”, the annual Earth Week Street Fair, and “Global Go Green Week” Top the Activities
The Summit is a day of conversation and workshops about environmental and social sustainability in urban environments.
Women are often at the frontline, bearing the burden of environmental detriment and climate change, as well as at the forefront of building a more sustainable and just world.
NYU formalized its sustainability efforts in 2006 with the creation of Sustainability Task Force formed by faculty, students, staff and administration to galvanize the NYU community to plan and take action towards sustainability in the way we live, operate, educate and innovate. Guided by the Office of Sustainability, NYU implements infrastructure projects, communication and engagement campaigns, and innovative programs to empower, inspire and guides our community to achieve our goals for sustainable practices and culture.
New York University continues to make sustainability a key initiative, with widespread support among students, faculty, staff, and administrators.
In developing NYUMicroAD, NYU aims to divert organic waste from landfills by turning table scraps into electricity and fertilizer with a high-impact, small footprint urban-scale bio-digester
New York University will participate in the 47th annual Earth Day festivities with a month-long celebration and tribute with eco-friendly events including a biking trip, an Earth Day Street Fair, lectures, green projects, Earth Matters Fair Food Fest, with panel discussion, and the film premier of Premier of Josh Fox’s “How to Let Go of the World”, co-sponsored by the Office of Sustainability. Most events are free and open to the public. Some events require a RSVP.
The White House today announced that more than 200 university and college campuses signed the American Campuses Act on Climate Pledge to demonstrate their support for strong climate action by world leaders in Paris next month.