October 20, 2021
GET A SNEAK PEEK AT NYC'S GREEN ENERGY FUTURE!

Governor Kathy Hochul recently announced a groundbreaking green energy infrastructure project to power New York City with wind, solar and hydropower from Upstate New York and Canada. Through NYSERDA's Tier 4 solicitation, awards to Clean Path NY and Champlain Hudson Power Express will provide over 18 million MWh of renewable energy to NYC each year.

On October 27, join us to find out more about these winning proposals. Their developers will provide project overviews as well as construction timelines and the economic, environmental and community benefits of each. 


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EP CLIMATE CHANGE
MINI GOLF
10/26 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Young sustainability professionals! Want to improve your golf game while learning how to reduce your carbon footprint? Next Tuesday, join Urban Green's Emerging Professionals for Climate Mini Golf on the Williamsburg waterfront.

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NEW GREEN POWER FOR NYC: TIER 4 WINNERS
10/27 | 10:00am - 11:30am

Newly announced awards to two renewable energy projects will provide over 18 million MWh of renewable energy to NYC each year. Join us to find out more about these winning proposals and the benefits they'll bring to the city! 

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GPRO CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT
10/28 & 11/9 | 9:00am - 5:00pm

Learn sustainability best practices and actionable strategies for every phase of construction and how to avoid common mistakes. This one-day virtual training is followed by three online electives done at students' own pace.

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DESIGNING FOR CLIMATE RESILIENCE
11/4 | 10:00am - 11:30am

With NYC already feeling the effects of extreme weather, learn the latest science on climate change in the city and see how it’s being used to inform resiliency planning through the city's Climate Resiliency Design Guidelines.

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DESIGNING FOR CLIMATE RESILIENCE

After being hit hard by Hurricanes Sandy and Ida, New York City is feeling the extreme weather effects of climate change. With such events projected to worsen in the coming years, it is critical that the city’s buildings and infrastructure withstand their effects.

On November 4, join us to learn the latest science on climate change in NYC and resiliency planning. We'll hear how the city is leading by example through the new Climate Resiliency Design Guidelines for city-funded capital projects and see how some designers are already putting them to use.

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URBAN GREEN LIVE:
BACK TO SCHOOL


With in-person classes underway in NYC schools, our latest episode of Urban Green Live is particularly timely. On November 10, CEO John Mandyck will be joined by Jeremy Shannon, Director of Sustainable Design and Resiliency at the NYC School Construction Authority.

John and Jeremy will go in-depth on ventilation strategies in the age of COVID and discuss the SCA's progress on shifting away from fossil fuels. This episode of Urban Green Live is sponsored by Carrier.


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URBAN GREEN LIVE:
TACKLING FOOD WASTE


Urban Green Live will be back on November 18 with Dana Gunders, Executive Director of ReFED!

Dana is an expert on food systems and was one of the first people to raise the alarm about how much food goes unsold or uneaten across the country. In this Thanksgiving-themed episode, Dana and John will discuss food waste and its subsequent impacts on food security, the environment and the economy.


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COMMUNITY

DESIGNING URBAN AGRICULTURE: FARMING IN THE CITY

The second in AIANY's three-part lecture series on urban agriculture, this program will focus on the on-the-ground logistics of urban farming, including issues of land use, design, format, scale, community relationships, water management, composting and waste.

October 25, 2021 | Online

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