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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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Abstracts For Fifth Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development

May 1, 2017 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

The call for abstracts is now out for the Fifth Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD), which will take place on 18 & 19 September, 2017, at Columbia University in New York City. Abstract submission and conference registration will take place on the conference website. The conference is free for students, and an affordable $310 for faculty and professionals. We thought that you, your students, and/or your colleagues might be interested in submitting an abstract or attending. The overarching…

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April 2017

Preparing for Natural Disasters from the Ground Up: Community Based Resiliency and Superstorm Sandy

April 26, 2017 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am
The New School

 A panel discussion Panelists include: Michelle de al Uz from Fifth Avenue Committee, Drew Curtis from Ironbound Community Corporation, Erika Lindsey from the NYC Mayor’s Office of Recovery and Resiliency, and Leigh Graham from CUNY. Rachel Meltzer from The New School will moderate. Free Admission. RSVP at http://bit.ly/2msFEDH Theresa Lang Community and Student Center Arnhold Hall, 55 West 13th St. New York, NY 10011

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How to Let Go of the World and Love Everything Climate Can’t Change

April 25, 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
John Jay College

Discussion with Director, Josh Fox, After the Film Tuesday, April 25 at 6:30 pm John Jay College of Criminal Justice New Building, Room L.63 524 W. 59th Street” NY, NY 10019 Refreshments Free Tickets for Non-John Jay through Eventbrite An Event of the John Jay College 2017 EcoCinema Cafe Marathon Film Festival running April 24-26, 2017 in the Student Dining Hall

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The Changing History of East Asian Human Manure Fertilization

April 25, 2017 @ 1:40 pm - 2:40 pm

Join Dr. Duk-Kyung Choi on April 25th for a lecture on “The Changing History of East Asian Human Manure Fertilization.” In this talk, Dr. Choi will introduce his recent book Manure Ecology in the Agricultural History of East Asia (Sechang press, 2016). Here is the abstract: Fertilizer is the most important factor in raising agricultural productivity by enhancing the fertility of soil. The most common fertilizers in East Asian traditional agriculture were human feces and urine. In this study, I…

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