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Sustainability Program Fall-Winter 2016-2017

SEPT 14: WASTED! HOW NYC AND YOU CAN WASTE LESS FOOD!

The average family throws out 25% of food they buy–about $1,365 every year.

Peter Lehner, Sustainable Food & Farming-Earth Justice

Monica Munn, Strategy and Strategic Planning-Rockefeller Fndtn-Driving YieldWise

Molly Hartman, Sr., Advisor Food Policy-Office of Deputy Mayor for Health & Human Services

 

Tuesday, OCT 17: CLIMATE CHANGE, MONEY AND PUBLIC LANDS

Antonia Daly, Board Member-Great Old Broads for Wilderness

Athan Manuel, Director-Lands Protection Program, National Sierra Club

Naomi Klein, Clip from “This Changes Everything,” discussing public lands

 

NOV 9: COME HELL OR HIGH WATER

Resiliency in Sandy-Affected Neighborhoods

Carrie Grassi, Deputy Director for Planning-NYC Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency

Councilman Mark-Treyger, Chair of Committee on Recovery and Resiliency

Aziz Dehkan, Executive Director-NYC Community Garden Coalition

Aurash Khawarzad, Urban Planner-WE ACT for Environmental Justice.

 

DEC 14: PASSIVE HOUSES/BUILDINGS ARE HAPPENING IN NYC!!!  

Deborah Moelis-AIA, Certified Passive House Designer- 26 Story Passive High Rise

Ray Sage-Contractor, Beekeeper-Developer of Passive 3-Family in Brooklyn

Buck Moorehead-AIA, Principal, Buck Moorehead Architect, Certified Passive House Designer

 

JAN 11, 2017: ENERGY EFFICIENCY IS BETTER THAN DEVELOPMENT OF NEW ENERGY SOURCES

Mary Shoemaker, Policy Analyst-American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

Phil Khan, Citizens Climate Lobby-CCL, NYC Team

Ken Gale, WBAI on Conservation

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All programs are held at SEAFARERS AND INTERNATIONAL HOUSE, 123 E. 15th St, corner of Irving Place, Manhattan. Doors open at 6:40 for refreshments. Programs start at 7:00PM.