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January 2019

Professor Mary Ting, The Explorer’s Club – 1/14/19, 6 pm Reception, 7 pm Program

January 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Mary Ting will give a visual oriented historical, cultural and personal presentation that examines the complex issue of the Chinese market for endangered species products and the quest for power, status, and immortality. From elephant ivory to elephant skin, rhino horn, shark fin, pangolin scales, tiger and lion parts, sea cucumber and rosewood – the list of desired luxury items is long and growing as species dwindle and “new traditional” products appear. In order to get behind the how-and-why this…

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December 2018

Climate Change and Popular Culture

December 13, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
New York Society Library,
53 E. 79th St., New York, 10075 United States
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A special, climate-related event co-sponsored by Guernica magazine and the New York Society Library. Moderated by Guernica‘s deputy publisher, this event will feature novelists, essayists, and cultural critics in conversation about how climate change is represented in books and films; how apocalyptic/dystopic visions both galvanize and fatigue audiences; how race/gender/class and other identities inform our popular narratives about climate change; and why climate change continues to pose communication challenges to writers and artists.

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Human Evolution for a Sustainable Future

December 6, 2018 @ 2:00 pm
Unnamed Venue,
524 West 59th St., New York,
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A book talk @ John Jay College by Jonathan Salk on his recently published book A New Reality: Human Evolution for a Sustainable Future. RSVP by November 28th via email to studentaffairs@cuny.edu

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October 2018

Wildlife Crime: Theory and Research

October 15, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
630 Haaren Hall

A panel with Prof. William Moreto, University of Central Florida; Prof. Stephen Pires, Florida International University, and Prof. Mary Ting, John Jay College on October 15, 6pm at John Jay College, Room 630 Haaren Hall. The Event is co-sponsored by the John Jay MA & BA programs in International Criminal Justice and the Sustainability and Environmental Justice Program. WILDLIFE CRIME – PANEL DISCUSSION – OCT. 15, 2O18

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October 2017

October 28th – We Remember. We Resist. We Rise.

October 28, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cadman Plaza,
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Five years ago, our city was hit by Superstorm Sandy, more dangerous than anything we’d ever seen: 43 New Yorkers lost their lives, the subway system was flooded, homes were destroyed, hundreds of thousands lost power, and tens of thousands of families were made homeless. The worst impact was felt by our city’s most vulnerable: people of color, low-income people, and the elderly. Today, extreme weather conditions are only getting worse. Hurricane Harvey devastated the Gulf region of Texas and…

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Incorporating State Public Policy Goals in Wholesale Electricity Markets

October 16, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
NYU School of Law

Please join the Guarini Center and a group of leading energy policy experts for a discussion on “Incorporating State Public Policy Goals in Wholesale Electricity Markets.” Panelists will examine a range of policy options for advancing state objectives, including transitioning towards low-carbon generation resources, and intersections with federal law. Monday, October 16, 2017, 6:30 – 8:00pm NYU School of Law Lester Pollack Colloquium Room, Furman Hall (9th floor) 245 Sullivan Street New York, NY 10012   The speakers include: Michael…

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Helen Kapstein’s Book Publication Celebration!

October 12, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
NB 7.63.41

THE ENGLISH DEPARTMENT’S THINKING AND DRINKING SERIES PRESENTS: Helen Kapstein’s Book Publication Celebration! Come join us for a talk by Helen Kapstein, Associate Professor, Department of English on her new book: Postcolonial Nations, Islands and Tourism: Reading Real and Imagined Spaces WHERE: John Jay College, 524 W. 59th St. New York, NY, NB 7.63.41, English Conference Room WHEN: Thursday, October 12, 5:30-7:30 Drinks and light snacks will be served.

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In Defense of Life: A Pop Up Fundraising Exhibit

October 4, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - October 8, 2017 @ 4:00 pm
Blackburn 20/20,
323 West 39th, 5th Floor, NYC,
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In Defense of Life: A Pop Up Fundraising Exhibit to Benefit the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and Sean Casey Animal Rescue Featuring over 75 Artworks prices at $200 or less. Reception Wednesday Oct 4: 6-8 pm Exhibit Open: October 5/6 from 10am – 10 pm and Oct 7 from 11 am – 6 pm Closing Reception October 8 : noon – 4 pm Blackburn 20/20 323 West 39th St, 5th Floor NY, NY

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May 2017

iAnimal: An Exhibit by Animal Equality

May 10, 2017 @ 9:30 am - May 12, 2017 @ 3:00 pm
Jay Walk,
John Jay College
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iAnimal, an exhibit by Animal Equality ~ Change the world for animals! Stop by the Jay Walk for a unique immersive experience into lives of farm animals ~ Participate in an important study about diet and animals! Sponsored by the Environmental Club & the Sustainability Council of John Jay College present.. http://ianimal360.com/ May 10, 11th, and 12th @ 9:30am to 3pm ~ Jay Walk

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The Generator’s Perspective: The Outlook for Coal, Gas, and Nuclear Power Under Trump

May 2, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join the Guarini Center for a panel discussion with energy industry experts on the legal, regulatory and market factors affecting the outlook for coal, gas, and nuclear fired generation. Tuesday, May 2nd, 6:30 – 8:00pm Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge 40 Washington Square South, New York, NY 10012 Please register, here 1.5 CLE credits offered in the areas of Professional Practice category. The credit is both transitional and non-transitional. Speakers include: Catherine Callaway James, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief…

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