March 17, 2020
By Pamela Berns
Inspired by the Environmental Movement, Boyan Slat & The Ocean Cleanup project, and teenager activist Greta Thunberg, composer Martin Vejarano created “Stop Go.” This new music video, performed by the Cumbia River Band, is an energetic and danceable invitation for environmental action around the world. “It conveys an urgent message and proposes a paradigm shift,” says Martin, “to honor Mother Nature over the comfort and the reckless consumerism displayed by contemporary humans.”
You can’t help singing along with the lyrics of this spirited plea for our planet, with a musical style that draws from a festive repertoire of Colombian Cumbia. Featuring artists on tuba, clarinet, accordian, guitar, Colombian percussion and vocals, this Cumbia in English invites all to dance and take action.
March 2, 2020
By Jonathan Oriondo
Pictured Left to Right: Emily Taubenblatt (moderator), Judith Albert, Julie Jack, and Ashley Hartman
On Tuesday, January 14, GreenHomeNYC organized the first Green Careers panel of the year. This time, we got to hear from three people about what it’s like be employed in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility. Our panelists shared details about their journeys to their current positions, and about what to expect in the CSR world.
Unfortunately, due to the developing novel coronavirus situation, we have had to cancel this Monthly Forum. Please stay tuned for future programing!
Quantifying the effects of climate change can be a daunting task to even the brightest scientific minds! To help demystify this complex topic, GreenHomeNYC is bringing leading climate change experts together to discuss their most recent efforts around quantifying our changing environment, and what it means for New York City.
Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2020
Time: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Place: Steven Winter Associates, 307 7th Avenue, 17th Floor, New York, NY, 10001
Speakers at this event will include:
Susan Golden /// Environmental educator and member of the Climate Reality Project Leadership Corps
Luis Ortiz /// Postdoctoral research fellow with the Urban Systems Lab at The New School
Peter Marsters /// Research Associate at the Columbia Center on Global Energy Policy
Charles Komanoff /// Economist and Policy Analyst, Co-founder of the Carbon Tax Center and the Pedestrian Rights Group Right of Way
February 25, 2020
Join us for our March 2020 Green Careers meeting for a panel discussion + Q&A with individuals who work in data and the internet of things.
The future is a connected world, and a connected world can be a sustainable world. With the Internet of Things, we can now collect data from the physical environment and use the data to meet sustainability initiatives. Join us to see how stakeholders, such as New York City, private organizations and nonprofits, are harnessing the power of IoT to increase services and profits while also reducing their environmental impact and greenhouse emissions.