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May 2019

The Economics of the Green New Deal

May 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
9.64 NB (9th floor conference room),
524 West 59th St., New York, NY United States
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A Conversation with Bob Pollin and Kate Aronoff.

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April 2019

Film: Gambling on Extinction

April 16 @ 8:00 am - 9:20 am
John Jay College – Student Dining Hall

A powerful documentary about greed and a merciless battle over a limited resource: wild elephants and rhinos. There is a war against nature raging in the savannahs and jungles of Africa and Asia. The illegal trade in wildlife is estimated to generate $20 billion per year. Wildlife crime is a highly organized business, luring unscrupulous investors and warlords. We are facing the greatest mass extinction since the era of the dinosaurs and as numbers go down, the prices go up,…

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The River and the Wall Film Screening

April 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
New Building @ John Jay College,
524 W. 59th St., New York, 10019
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April 15, 2019  Film Screening:  The River and the Wall  Directed by Ben Masters 100 min – 2018 John Jay College of Criminal Justice 524 W 59th Street, NY NY 10019 Auditorium L2.63: Early Screening:  4:30 pm, followed by refreshments Evening Screening:  7:00 pm, followed by a discussion with Joel Kupferman, NY Environmental Law & Justice Project free tickets at:  tinyurl.com/JJC-River The River and the Wall follows five friends on an immersive adventure through the unknown wilds of the Texas…

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John Jay Ecocinema Cafe

April 15 - 17

John Jay College’s 6th Annual three-day marathon of award-winning environmental documentaries. Monday April 15, 2019  through Wednesday, April 17, 2019 in John Jay College’s New Building Student Dining Hall. Full Schedule at:  jjay.cuny.edu/ecocinema Free Tickets at:  http://tinyurl.com/jjc-films Films Screening in New Building, Auditorium, L.63: The River and the Wall, Monday 4/15 –   4:30 pm and 7pm in L63  Free Tickets Paris to Pittsburgh, on Wednesday 4/17 – 4:30 pm and 7pm in L63 Free Tickets   An Environmental Education Fund…

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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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