Panel Discussion: New York City as a Sustainable City

Date & Time

START: 5:00 PM April 7, 2011
END: 8:00 PM April 7, 2011


The Earth Institute Columbia University is hosting a panel discussion on both signs of progress and deficiencies in the effort to make New York City a sustainable city, touching on government initiatives and the role of the private sector. The discussion will focus on the impact of local actions within the global sustainability movement. Specifically, the panel will look at New York City, its energy efficiency, and the continued sustainability of such a large, populous community.

Panelists include:

  • David Bragdon, Director, Long-Term Planning and Sustainability, New York Mayor’s Office
  • Cas Holloway, Commissioner, New York City Department of Environmental Protection
  • Bill Solecki, Director, CUNY Institute of Sustainable Cities
  • Ester Fuchs, Professor of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

The panel will be moderated by Steve Cohen, Executive Director of The Earth Institute at Columbia University

To RSVP, contact Andrea Schecter,¬†[email protected] or call 212-851-0772

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